Medical Packaging Paper

Creating microbial barriers for sterile medical devices. Monadnock manufactures Sterilizable Medical Packaging Papers for a wide variety of flexible packaging and testing applications in the healthcare market.

These kraft and polymer-reinforced papers are designed to withstand rigorous processing requirements of packaging converters as well as sterilization processes without degradation or loss of package integrity.

Applications include paper-to-paper and paper-to-film flexible pouch, OEM form fill and seal packaging and lidded rigid trays.

Product Categories

  • Medical/Surgical Kraft
  • Reinforced Medical Kraft
  • Suture Stock
  • Medical Indexing
  • Coated Medical Lidding

Product Specifications

Medical Kraft

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Caliper Apparent Density Gurley Air Resistance COBB Smoothness Tensile (Dry) MD/CD Tensile (Wet) MD Tear MD/CD Brightness Surface Treatment pH
lb/3000f² mils basis wt/ mil sec/100cc g/m2 SU lb/in lb/in gf TAPPI None
5131-044 42 2.7 15.6 260 37 70 30/ — 0 48/54 90.5 Starch 4.5
5173-044 42 3.6 11.7 20 23 190 40/24 12 64/68 86v Starch 4.8

 

Reinforced Medical Kraft

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Caliper Apparent Density Gurley Air Resistance COBB Smoothness Tensile (Dry) MD/CD Tensile (Wet) MD Tear MD/CD Brightness Surface Treatment pH
lb/3000f² mils basis wt/ mil sec/100cc g/m2 SU lb/in lb/in gf TAPPI None
5159-053 50 3.6 13.9 18 35 100 35/20 10 75/80 84 Polymer 6.5
5183-060 57 4.8 11.9 20 -30 130 27/17 -9 72/76 85 Polymer 4.5
5178-060 57 4.8 11.9 12 30 150 27/17 14 72/76 N/A Size 4.7

 

Rigid Medical Kraft

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Caliper Apparent Density Gurley Air Resistance COBB Smoothness Tensile (Dry) MD/CD Tensile (Wet) MD Tear MD/CD Brightness Surface Treatment pH
lb/3000f² mils basis wt/ mil sec/100cc g/m2 SU lb/in lb/in gf TAPPI None
5111-067 63 4.9 12.9 150 23 110 35/ — 8 100/100 89.5 Size 8.5
5111-120 114 9.2 12.4 50 23 185 N/A 20 260/260 89.5 Size 8.5
5111-160 152 12.0 12.7 50 23 170 -90/ — -20 200/220 89.5 Size 8.5
5111-195 185 17.0 10.9 38 N/A 325 N/A N/A N/A 98.5 Size 8.5

 

Medical Index

 

Grade Number Basis Weight Caliper Apparent Density Gurley Air Resistance COBB Smoothness Tensile (Dry) MD/CD Tensile (Wet) MD Tear MD/CD Brightness Surface Treatment pH
lb/3000f² mils basis wt/ mil sec/100cc g/m2 SU lb/in lb/in gf TAPPI None
5116-138 131 9.5 13.8 125 30 80 56/35 N/A 115/115 85 Starch 5.5

 

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Eco-Benefits

Made with the environment in mind, Monadnock Medical Packaging Papers are Forest Stewardship Council Certified and manufactured carbon neutral (VERs) and we use 100 percent renewable Green-e certified wind powered electricity (RECs) under a third-party certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

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