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).
Synonyms and Related Terms
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