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What is BOPS?

BOPS (Biaxially Oriented Polystyrene Sheet) is a thermoformable sheet produced by stretching polystyrene in two directions, lengthwise and crosswise. BOPS can be used widely for transparent containers such as lids, trays, and foldable food containers because it has high transparency, rigidity and hygiene.

Manufacturing Process of BOPS

Manufacturing Process of BOPS

Applications of BOPS

Most of BOPS are used for food packaging containers such as food packs, trays, lids and fruit containers.

Applications of BOPS
Applications of BOPS
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  • Food packs
    Food packs Illust
  • Trays
    Trays Illust
  • Lids
    Lid materials Illust
  • Fruits containers
    Fruits containers Illust

Containers Made From BOPS

The containers made from BOPS can be identified by below the symbol.

Recycle MarkIdentification mark for container made from BOPS

Feature of containers made of BOPS

  • High transparency (food contained inside is clearly visible)
  • Thin and tough (it requires a lower amount of PS (polystyrene), raw material)

Recycle of Containers Made From BOPS

Like other plastic containers, containers made from BOPS can be recycled and reused for reprocessed resins and recycle plastic fuel.

Recycle of Containers Made From BOPS

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