Bicor™ 18 MAT

Oriented Polypropylene Film

Product Description

Bicor MAT is a one-side matte finish, one-side treated, non-heat sealable OPP film designed for use as the outer web of a lamination. MAT is also an excellent matte finish slip film for heat seal laminations. The paper-like appearance of MAT provides a differentiated shelf appeal, with a satiny appearance when reverse printed.

Key Features

  • Excellent ink adhesion on the treated surface
  • Non-migratory slip system for consistent COF
  • Very uniform, low-gloss surface



  • Latin America
  • North America
  • South America


  • Biscuits/Cookie/Crackers
  • Bakery
  • Fresh Produce
  • Confectionery, Chocolate
  • Dairy Products
  • Crisps and Snacks


  • HFFS Flexible Packaging
  • VFFS Flexible Packaging


  • Clear/Transparent

Processing Method

  • Cold Seal Adhesive
  • Outer Web Adhesive Lamination
  • Solvent Flexographic Printing
  • Solvent Rotogravure Printing
  • Water-based Flexographic Printing
  • Outer Web Extrusion Lamination


PropertyTypical ValueUnitTest Based On
Yield 44000in²/lb Internal Method
Unit Weight 9.8lb/ream Internal Method
Film Thickness 0.70mil Internal Method
Haze 72% Internal Method
Matte Surface 8 Internal Method
Tensile Strength at Break
20 in/min pull rate, 2.0 in jaw separation
MD 16000psi Internal Method
TD 30000psi Internal Method
Dimensional Stability
135°C / 275°F, 7 min
MD -4.0% Internal Method
TD -3.0% Internal Method
Coefficient of Friction
Matte/Matte 0.35 Internal Method
Wetting Tension
Treated Surface 0.82receding cos θ Internal Method
Water Vapor Transmission Rate
100°F, 100% RH 0.51g/100 in²/24 hr Internal Method

Food Contact

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Legal Statement

Contact your Jindal Films Customer Service Representative for potential food contact application compliance (e.g. FDA, EU, HPFB). This product is not intended for use in medical applications and should not be used in any such applications.

Processing Statement

  • 18 MAT provides excellent adhesion on the treated side for printing and laminating without having to retreat or prime. Retreating may cause back-side treatment, which can affect COF characteristics.
  • The matte surface is not treated and is not suitable for printing.



  1. Product may not be available in one or more countries in the identfied Availability regions. Please contact your Sales Representative for complete country availability.
  2. Tested at 38°C (100°F)/100%RH, then calculated to 90%RH with .90 multiplier.

Revision date

  • October 10, 2013

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