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foil seal [1 record]

Record 1 1993-06-09


Subject field(s)
  • Opening and Closing Devices (Packaging)

A peelable closure that comprises a membrane of aluminum foil adhered to the top end of a container used as a final means of closure or as an innerseal.


All the terms mentioned after "foil seal" and "foil closure" on this record relate to the same concept but we cannot guarantee that they are official expressions.


The term "foil" was taken from the technical documentation supplied by REMY, a packaging company from France.


  • Modes d'ouverture et de fermeture (Emball.)

Découpe en aluminium mince servant à la fermeture de petits récipients. On retrouve ce dispositif employé seul (cas de certains pots de yoghourt par exemple) ou encore surmonté d'une capsule ou d'un couvercle.


Le concept d'opercule prend en compte la structure en feuille du matériau fixé généralement par collage ou soudage sur le contenant lui-même (...)


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