Plastics Information

  1. Polyethylene Terephthalate Plastic Bottle Uses and Benefits

    Polyethylene Terephthalate Plastic Bottle Uses and Benefits
    What is PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate? 4 Benefits for Your Product. PET or polyethylene terephthalate plastic (also known as PETE) is a synthetic chemical fiber first synthesised in North America in the 1940s by a company named DuPont. The strength, thermo-stability, and transparency of PET plastic makes it a popular packaging material. Among PET's many attributes are its affordability, lightweight...
  2. 4 Stellar Benefits Of Packaging Your Products With Plastic PET Bottles

    4 Stellar Benefits Of Packaging Your Products With Plastic PET Bottles
    Plastic has gotten a bit of a negative reputation over the last decade. However, the industry keeps growing and working to impact the planet positively. The introduction of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles was groundbreaking as it provided an eco-friendly, recyclable, and safer option. Many perishable liquid-based products like fruit juices, honey, and sauce are often stored in plastic bottles...
  3. Plastic Bottles: Proper Receiving, Transporting, and Storage

    Plastic Bottles: Proper Receiving, Transporting, and Storage
    Proper Receiving and Transporting of Plastic Bottles Sailor Plastic Bottles has years of experience in the shipment and handling of plastics and we’re committed to ensure that your product arrives as you expect it to. It is very important to handle plastic products properly during shipment and storage to ensure the plastic bottles arrive and remain undamaged. Many things can happen...
  4. Why Should You Use PET Plastics for Food and Beverages? 

    Why Should You Use PET Plastics for Food and Beverages? 
    Why Should You Choose to Use PET Plastics?  As environmental health has become a large factor in the packaging choices manufacturers and buyers make, we at Sailor Plastics find it pertinent to address the sustainability of PET plastics used in most of our plastic bottles. Despite what is popularly known about most plastics, PET (which stands for polyethylene terephthalate) can...
  5. BPA or Bisphenol A: What It Is and Where to Find It

    BPA or Bisphenol A: What It Is and Where to Find It
    What is Bisphenol A or BPA? Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic compound most often found in the manufacturing of some plastic food containers. It is also used as a coating in metal containers such as cans and water pipes. It is believed that through content exposure, BPA can leak into the beverages and food products. This can possibly...
  6. When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles

    When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles
      LDPE... PET.... What are they?       Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) LDPE plastic is an opaque, natural colored plastic. The material is very squeezable which makes it an easy dispensing product for creams, honey, sauces, condiments, and syrups. It is better at withstanding colder temperatures than PET. You will find that most LDPE products cost more than PET...

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