PTP Blister Foil

PTP Blister Foil Rated out of 100
Alloy: 8011
Width: 100--660mm
Thickness: 20--30mm
Pharmaceutical Blister Packaging Materials: PTP Blister Foil, Blister Lid Foil, un-printed surface, with primer/ varnish coating for off-line printing in your factory.

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PTP Blister Foil Description

PTP blister foil is abbreviated from "Press through Packing", in Europe, "PTP" is known as "Press through Foil", in China, PTP blister foil is named "Pharmaceutical PTP blister foil", PTP blister foil that is also known as blister foil or push-through lidding foil is offered for heat sealing with PVC, PVDC, PP for pharmaceutical purpose in blister packing process, such as capsules, tablets, pill, etc.

Basic configuration of PTP aluminum foil is Protect layer (OP)/ printing inks/ Aluminum foil based-material (AL)/ Bond (VC).

PTP Blister Foil Structure

PTP Blister Foil Specification

NamePTP Blister Lid Foil / HSL Alminum Foil
StructureOP 1.0 gsm / ALU 20-30 mic/ VC 3-8 gsm
SpecificationWidth: 100 - 660 mm; 
Thickness: 20 - 30 mic;
Core ID: 76 mm, paper core;
Roll OD: as purchasing order.

Technical data of PTP aluminum foils are offered as   follows

Foil Material

Full hard ( H 18 ) aluminum of alloy grade AA -8011   comforming to aluminum Association , USA , and specification

Foil thickness options

0.024 ± 10%  (   Foil gsm = 60.00 ±  2 )                                                                  0.030   ± 10%   ( Foil gsm = 75.00 ±  2 )                                                                   0.034 ± 10%   (Foil gsm = 86.00   ± 2 )

Foil Surface options

One side bright & other side matt


Heat sealable lacquer coating wt. : 3-5GM, coating   surface ( dull or bright will be as per purchase order . ( Coating gsm   options available 6-8 ).

Printing & lacquer Coating

Printing will be done as per artwork and original piece   sample approved by the customer. For non-printed specification clear lacquer   to be coated as a protective coating and good printability. Printing inks and   lacquer coatings are capable to withstand 160 for 1 sec. dwell time.                                                                         Ink Adhesion will pass cellotape test at medium rate of pull ( 100   mm  / sec ).         

Winding Direction

Printed or clear lacquer side is out in the finished   reel unless otherwise specified in purchase order


As specified in purchase order : Material : Plastic ,   Aluminum or Coardboard. ID  76 mm ,   with a tolerance of ± 1 mm .


Butt type with 50 mm red heat - resistant tape. Avg.   number of joints < 2 per reel.

Reel O.D .

80% of the reels in a consignment will have OD 250   ±  10 mm and rest may have smaller OD.   For Jumbo rolls OD will be 350 ±  10 mm

Roll width

As specified ±    0.5 mm


Each reel is identified with a ticket having Reel No.,   Specification, and Mfg. date.


Pharma foil reels are packed in cardboard carton. Reels   are putted in the PE bag and packed with corners and foam side protectors.   Jumbo reels are packed in wooden box in suspended condition with necessary poly   film wrapping, corners and foam side protectors .


Order No., Batch No., Gross & Net Wt. and other   details as agreed mutually with customer

PTP Blister Foil Features

Blister packages, sometimes called bubble packs, are made of a cardboard backing with individual pills or groups of pills inserted into a small plastic pouch that is covered by foil on the back side. This type of pharmaceutical packaging is often referred to as unit-dose packaging, because one blister equals one dose. Unit-dose packaging is often used by nursing homes and long-term care facilities because it is easier for staff members to count the remaining medication and to distribute it properly to patients. Easy-to-open blister packs are also helpful for patients who struggle with bottles or vials for medications they take at home.

PTP blister foil features oxygen resistance, moisture proof, leak proof, pollution proof, light proof, light weight, high tension strength and low shrink, and a degree of tamper resistance, and PTP blister foil can be easily cut in automatic production line, moreover, being easy pressed through of PTP blister foil distinctive character, comparing to other packing material, which ensures drugs can be drawn out easily.

PTP Blister Foil Structure

PTP aluminum foil can be unprinted or printed. Printed foil can be printed on one side or both sides.

Printing of PTP aluminum foils can be available in plain foil(no printing), printing foil (one-sided printing, two-sided printing, single-color print, double color printing, polychrome printing), color foil (one-sided golden color, two-sided golden color, green bottom color, each kind of colored bottom color), forgery-proof (stealth writing, design, positive and negative printing), while single side or double sides printing assure better appearance upon request.

Perfect printing ensures no fading after being sealed;

Application and Usage for PTP Blister Foil

  • Blister pack for chewing gum, mints, etc
  • Blister pack for medicines in tablets, capsule, softgel, etc
  • Blister pack for healthcare products in tablets, capsule, softgel, etc

PTP Blister Foil Features

  • 100 % barrier against water vapor, gases, light etc.
  • High degree of thermal stability
  • High aesthetic appeal
  • Sealable with PVC/ PVDC film or Alu-Alu
  • On-line printing or off-line printing

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