Light-Blocker Film

Volm Light-Blocker Half-N-Half and poly bags extend shelf life by 12 to 17 days over traditional poly and paper bags for Russet potatoes on the measurement of weight loss. When measured by greening*, the shelf-life extension was unlimited with the Light Blocker Half-N-Half And poly bags versus traditional poly and paper bags for yellow, red and Russet potato varieties. Light Blocker Half-N-Half and poly bags block greater than 99.5% of all visible and ultraviolet light.

Most Common Uses
  • Potatoes

Product Detail

Features

  • Prevents greening
  • High graphic capability
  • Available in mesh or clear poly back
  • Automated packing
  • Compatible with CloseIt® clips

CLAF Bio Fabric contains 96% biobased content, which is the percentage ratio of non-fossil organic carbon. It highly exceeds the minimum standard of 25% set by the USDA BioPreferred. Program for biobased products. It is made with resins based on sugarcane, a highly renewable resource. It is also compatible with the current polyethylene recycle stream. CLAF Bio Fabric provides a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based mesh.

Ultratech® mesh: A sustainable mesh packaging alternative that uses less material and fossil fuel in production and transportation.

Wicket: Holes punched in the top part of bag that allow for placement on automated filling machines.

CloseIt by Bedford: All-plastic bag closure clip.

* Volm recently engaged the Michigan State University School of Packaging with the purpose of researching the best bag to prolong potato shelf life during retail storage.

Available Options

  • Ultratech mesh, CLAF or CLAF Bio Fabric

Compatible Equipment

  • Volmpack Wicket Bagger
  • Other automatic wicket baggers

Available Colors

Ultratech Mesh Colors

Light Chocolate

Pantone
PMS 7504

Red

Pantone
PMS 199

Tangerine

Pantone
PMS 1625

Honey

Pantone
PMS 134

Yellow

Pantone
PMS 101

Lime

Pantone
PMS 7480

Avocado

Pantone
PMS 349

Blue

Pantone
PMS 2141

Purple

Pantone
PMS 2090

CLAF Colors

White

Pantone
PMS 000

Brown

Pantone
PMS 7516

Red

Pantone
PMS 2040

Tangerine

Pantone
PMS 7417

Honey

Pantone
PMS 130

Yellow

Pantone
PMS 012

Green

Pantone
PMS 355

Blue

Pantone
PMS 7688

Purple

Pantone
PMS 2105

Package Size Range

  • 1 lb. to 20 lb.

Brochures & Product Documents

Ordering

To order call 1-800-253-4737 or email info@volmcompanies.com