Heat-seal paper

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A paper coated with an adhesive that is activated by heat. Heat-seal papers are used primarily in packaging. An example is self-sealing paraffin waxed paper used for bread wrapping (American Paper Institute 1980).

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heat seal paper

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980