Pregis has announced the commercialization of its protective packaging black bubble air cushioning Astro-Bubble Renew.
Astro-Bubble Renew provides environmental benefits through recycled content and has been reformulated to give a new way to brand owners to cushion their products throughout the distribution chain.
Target applications of the material include consumer electronics, cosmetics, jewelry, fulfillment/mail order, furniture, glass/china, industrial equipment/supplies, jewelry, medical, military/ government, pharmaceuticals, retail and other products.
Available in coex (low-density polyethylene/nylon) and monolayer (linear-low density polyethylene) options, the black bubble is also said to suitable for applications which demand concealment/theft deterrent properties.
Astro-Bubble Renew has bubble sizes comprising very small, small, medium and large and diameters ranging from 1/8 to ½-inch.
For the coex version, the recycled content is 40%, while it is 25% for monolayer.
The durable product offers air retention properties and can be used for cushioning, surface protection and void-fill. The lightweight characteristics of the material help cut down transport weight.