Poly Bags Used In Commercial and Industrial Kitchens.

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

Commercial & Industrial Kitchens
Bakery
Deli
Meat & Poultry
Grocery
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Glossary


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Opacity
A term to indicate the hiding power of pigmented (mostly white) plastic films. It is beneficial for packing materials sensitive to light (visible or ultraviolet).

OTR (Oxygen transmission rate)
OTR of plastic materials varies considerably with humidity; therefore it needs to be specified. Standard conditions of testing are 0, 60 or 100% relative humidity. Units are cc.100 square inches/24 hours, (or cc/square meter/24 Hrs.) (cc = cubic centimeters)