[time-nuts] 10811 Extra Lagging etc

Joseph Gray jgray at zianet.com
Tue Jun 20 21:48:42 EDT 2006

> packaging machinery design.  The sugar wafer used in that product was
> highly hygroscopic.  The main reason that product failed was that we
> weren't able to achieve sufficient shelf life despite trying all sorts
> of quite expensive multi-layer metallized wrapping "paper".  Even the
> multi-layer metallized stuff was moisture-permeable enough that the
> wafer would go soggy after a couple of weeks.
> John
> >
> >Rick N6RK

Have you noticed that in recent years, Pop Tarts come in aluminized mylar
pouches? I always find this a rather humorous use of space technology.

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