Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Barrier Layer

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1090

n In multiplayer films, coextruded sheet, and blow-molded containers, a layer of polymer having very low permeability to the gases and/or vapors of interest for the application of the film, sheet, or container.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA