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The application and development of PMMA for cosmetic packaging

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Author : Cecilia Peng
Update time : 2020-08-07 10:43:58
Polymethyl Methacrylate is a colloquial name for PMMA,it is a kind of transparent polymer material and its chemical name is Polymethyl methacrylate and , which is a polymer of methyl methacrylate. It is an important thermoplastic which was developed earlier.
PMMA is divided into 4 types like colorless transparent, colored transparent, pearlescent, embossed plexiglass .
PMMA , commonly known as acrylic, ygree,which with better transparency, chemical stability, mechanical properties and weather resistance, easy dyeing, easy processing, beautiful appearance and other advantages.
PMMA also called gelatin glass, acrylic and so on.
 

The application and development of PMMA for cosmetic packaging

History of Birth for PMMA

In 1902, German chemist O. Rohm synthesized PMMA.
O. Rohm initially wanted to use the material as a binder.

In 1936, PMMA began mass production.


 


PMMA Features,


①High transparency.
②High mechanical strength
③Light weight.
④Easy to process.

PMMA is an important thermoplastic developed earlier. It has transparency, stability and weatherability, easy dyeing, easy processing and beautiful appearance. So It is widely used in the construction industry like Window, soundproof doors and Windows, daylighting cover, telephone booth, etc.
As The beauty of PMMA : mirror effect, exquisite process, no wrinkles, no joints , So PMMA is now being applied to cosmetics packaging .


The application and development of PMMA for cosmetic packaging

PMMA(Acrylic) in cosmetic packaging


For cosmetics bottle packaging, acrylic bottles are widely used in high-grade cream, emulsion and other cosmetics packaging, deeply welcomed by the market.
Acrylic bottle has the characteristics  : fall resistant, light weight, easy to color, easy to process, low cost, and has the characteristics of glass bottle beautiful appearance, high quality. It allows cosmetic manufacturers to get the look of a glass bottle for the cost of a plastic bottle, but it also being resistant to falling and easy to transport.
PMMA packaging bottle variety, rich in color, and has extremely excellent comprehensive performance, for the designer to provide a variety of choices, can be dyed, the surface can be painted, silk screen or vacuum coating.


The application and development of PMMA for cosmetic packaging--yellopackaging
Acrylic packaging bottle has excellent transparency, light transmittance up to 92% above, good anti-aging performance, can be used outside at ease.
Although acrylic bottle has achieved great success in the cosmetic market, it has not been widely used in other packaging fields such as food and medicine, which is also worth exploring and exploring by acrylic bottle manufacturers.
 

The application and development of PMMA for cosmetic packaging --yellopackaging