DuraLar Thermoformability

Plastic Film, Plastic Sheets

Can DuraLar be thermoformed? Not really, we can not recommend any of our grades of Duralar for thermoforming applications.  Because of it’s higher heat tolerance, and bi-axial crystaline structure, it is not the best choice for thermoforming applications.  It’s not impossible but we don’t know many folks using DuraLar for this application.

DuraLar Biodegradability

Is DuraLar Biodegradeable? No. None of our grades of Duralar polyester film is biodegradable! Although it can be recycled through a variety of recycling processes. At Grafix Plastics, we take your polyester film scraps and recycle it, thus avoiding landfill.

Is DuraLar Food Safe?

DuraLar, Clear Film, Plastic Film, Polyester Film

Duralar is not certified for contact with food. Grafix stocks other products that are FDA certified such as Acetate, Specific Grades of Polyester Film, HDPE & Polypropylene. Other food safe films are available to special order but will be subject to larger production minimums. Contact us today with your requirements, and let us try and … Read more

DuraLar outdoor suitability

Is Clear DuraLar suitable for outdoor use? In the short term (less than 1 year), yes. For more than that, we do not recommend using Duralar for long term outdoor exposure. Long term exposure to the elements can cause the film to yellow, become brittle or turn hazy. The longer DuraLar stays outside, exposed to … Read more