Poly Bags Used In Grocery Stores.

This section of Elkay's Poly Bag Foodservice Training Module is designed to quickly provide information regarding the use of poly bags in grocery stores. The products identified here include bags used in grocery kitchens and their related take out and catering services.

Commercial & Industrial Kitchens
Bakery
Deli
Meat & Poultry
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Nylon
Polyamide resins, with very high melting points, excellent clarity and stiffness. Two types are used for films: nylon-6 and nylon-66. The latter has much higher melt temperature, thus better temperature resistance, but the former is easier to process, and it is cheaper. Both have good oxygen and aroma barrier properties, but they are poor barriers to water vapor. Also, nylon films can be cast (see CAN), or oriented, (see BON).