Chapter 6. Composite Cans

  1. Mark J. Kirwan
  1. Catherine Romaine

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch6

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology

How to Cite

Romaine, C. (2005) Composite Cans, in Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology (ed M. J. Kirwan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995877.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Consultant in Packaging Technology London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125031

Online ISBN: 9780470995877

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Keywords:

  • composite can (container);
  • convolute winding;
  • pressure-sensitive coupon application;
  • nitrogen flushing;
  • flexographic printing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Composite can (container)

  • Historical background

  • Early applications

  • Applications today by market segmentation

  • Designs available

  • Materials and methods of construction

  • Printing and labeling options

  • Environment and waste management issues

  • Future trends in design and application

  • Glossary of composite can related terms