Resin selector guide

This guide will be updated soon to include Eastman Smart Recycle Portfolio of resins.


Properties
Embrace™ family of resins
Embrace LV Embrace Embrace HY
FUNCTIONALITY
Ultimate shrinkage > 75%
 
Ultimate shrinkage—up to 70%  
Low shrink force for thin-walled containers
40%–50% reduction vs. current polyester
 
40%–50% reduction vs. alternate polyester
High shrink force for multipacks  
Consistently level film edges, no “smiley faces”  
Less noise for squeezable packaging  
UV and visible light blocking  
Up to 5% MD growth for less film usage
 
Low density, less weight  
SUSTAINABILITY
Less material used per label
Accommodates film down-gauging

Accommodates downgauging

30% lower film density
Renewable content  
Up to 8%
Recycle friendly
Enhances rPET yield when used with SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive

Enhances rPET yield when used with SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive

Enhances rPET yield when used with
SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive
AESTHETICS
360° graphics
Excellent printability
High gloss 
Crystal clarity
 
Soft touch  
Opaque  
Naturally white