Heat Shrink Transparent Open Top Capsules

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Heat Shrink Transparent Open Top Capsules are fitted over the primary closure for your bottle to provide visible tamper evidence to the consumer and an additional layer of security.

Sometimes referred to as pre-formed bands, our capsules can be made from PLA (Bioplastic), PET (recyclable) or PVC depending on your requirements.

Heat Shrink Transparent Open Top Capsules are commonly used in conjunction with Bartops, Stoppers, Corks and GPI closures and are therefore very popular in the spirits industry in particular the craft and artisan sectors.

We stock these capsules in a range of sizes in clear 70 micron PET currently compatible with the most popular bottle necks, these capsules come with a vertical perforation opening as standard for easy opening.

For made to order items we have short lead times (typically 2-3 weeks) and low MOQs. We can supply both clear and printed capsules to suit your brand and needs.

As the UK’s only capsule manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience we are ideally suited to assist you. We will support you in securing the best capsule to suit your product range, from choosing the right material to collaborating on design and using our in house printing experts to compliment the aesthetics of your brand.

We also have technical experts enabling you to have a seamless transition and on-boarding process.

Lead time

Typically 2-3 weeks

Application method

Hand application or machine applied

Shrinkage method

Heat required

Product options

Material: PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) – This is the most commonly used plastic film and is the most economical option.

PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) – A more eco-friendly version of PVC, this material is widely recycled and is replacing PVC as the most popular material for our products.

PLA stands for Polylactic acid and is a premium material derived from renewable resources and classed as a compostable. Although not suitable for home composting it is compatible with industrial composting processes.

Finish: Clear, Matt or Glossy
Print options: Plain


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