Patent Number: 6,168,826

Title: Biaxially oriented polyethylene film with improved optics and sealability properties

Abstract: Methods of preparing biaxially oriented polyethylene films with improved optics and sealability properties are provided. The methods include stretching in the machine direction a multi-layer base sheet having a core layer with a first and a second side, at least one skin layer and outer surfaces; then coating at least one of the outer surfaces with a resin selected from the group consisting of low density polyethylene, very low density polyethylene, linear low density polyethylene and blends thereof, and finally, stretching the base sheet in a direction transverse to the machine direction.

Inventors: Su; Tien-Kuei (Fairport, NY), Poirer; Robert V. (Fairport, NY)

Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation

International Classification: B32B 27/32 (20060101); B05D 3/12 (20060101); B05D 7/04 (20060101); B29C 55/02 (20060101); B05D 1/26 (20060101); B32B 027/08 (); B32B 031/16 (); B05D 003/12 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018