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Polyetherimide film

July 18, 2006

Polyetherimide film
GE Plastics
Pittsfield MA USA
GE Plastics, working in conjunction with its global customers, has developed a new white grade of its Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) film. White Ultem WH217 film is pigmented for high opacity to ensure bar code labels can be read correctly. The company says its film provides flame retardance that is lacking in competitive PEN films, and offers higher temperature resistance and better dimensional stability than polyvinyl fluoride films. The Ultem WH217 film meets UL 94 VTMO flame requirements without the use of halogenated additives, enabling the material to comply with European RoHS standards. The company says it is an