APET (Amorphous Polyethylene Terephthalate)

APET (Amorphous-Polyethylene Terephthalate) films are thermal, rigid plastics that belong to the polyester product family that are known for their excellent transparency, light processing, and great barrier properties.

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Graphics/Print Food and Beverage

Medical Packaging

Printed Electronics

Product Description

APET (Amorphous-Polyethylene Terephthalate) films are thermal, rigid plastics that belong to the polyester product family. PolymerFilms offers a full line of APET film products from world-leading producers like Nan Ya Plastics and Primex Plastics Corporation. It offers an unsurpassed gloss and transparency, providing crystal clear visibility. It is known to be a glossy, clear material and can come with an anti-fog finish. APET is known for its excellent chemical resistance and its toughness. Other features include superior impact strength, deep foaming capabilities, and gas and water barrier properties.

APET film is non-toxic and recyclable, making it extremely environmentally friendly. It is commonly seen in the Food and Beverage & Graphics / Print industries and works well in many other applications. Other uses of APET include packaging boxes, stationery, face shields, vacuum forming, fold molding, high-frequency sealing, and more.

Product Applications

  • Packaging boxes
  • Stationary
  • Face shields
  • Vacuum forming
  • Fold molding
  • High-frequency sealing
  • Clam shells
  • Box folding
  • Toy packaging
  • Dental packaging

Product Options

Available Gauges

1 mil – 30 mil

Available Forms

  • Sheet
  • Roll

Conversion Abilities

  • Slitting
  • Sheeting
  • Guillotining
  • Annealing
  • Custom Packaging & Labeling


  • Clear

Finishes / Textures

  • Gloss / Gloss

Product Properties

Excellent chemical barriers

Grease, fat, and oil resistant

Good heat resistance

Good impact resistance

Can become hazy or brittle if overheated

Excellent transparency

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