Term used to describe thickness of a plastic sheet, measured in mil's or microns.
- Mil (One thousandths of an inch) Term used in the measurement of LDPE and LLDPE can liners. One mil is .001". Can liners range between 0.35 to 4.0 mil.
- Micron Term used in the measurement of HMW-HD can liners. 25.4 microns equals .001". 1,000 microns (M) = 1mm. HMW-HDPE can liners are 6 to 24 microns.