What is Vinyl (PVC) Film?
What is Vinyl (PVC) film and vinyl sheet?
Vinyl, otherwise known as polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, is a
thermoplastic material, which means that it can be reprocessed
using heat. Because vinyl can be processed using heat, there
are a broad range of formats in which it can be manufactured.
However, with respect to what we do, we refer to vinyl as
a thin film that ranges in thickness from .003” to ¼”. Grafix
Plastics registered trade mark for vinyl based films is Clear-Lay™.
Our Clear-Lay™ film is produced by 2 mechanical methods. Calendaring
or Forced Extrusion. Calendared PVC Film is the type of vinyl
film that Grafix Stocks, because of its superior clarity and
Attributes of Grafix's ClearLay Rigid PVC Film:
- High clarity
- Good dimensional stability
- Easily die-cut
- Printable with conventional screen and offset printing
- Melt point of about 158 degrees F./70 degrees C.
- Available in Clear and Matte
- Many custom production options: Colors, Finishes, etc.
- Available in wide range of thicknesses (.003" - .030")