Can Mylar® plastic film, DuraLar, and other polyester film and sheets be recycled?

Polyester Film Rolls

Can Mylar ® brand,  DuraLar TM,  and other polyester film and sheets be recycled? Yes it can, as long as it’s recycled with other polyester resin materials.  Uncoated, unlaminated, polyester film and sheets can be recycled with any other materials that have this symbol.

Do any of our polyester film and sheet based products, such as DuraLar, Mylar® plastic film, and others, resist tearing?

a roll of mylar polyester film

Do any of  our polyester film and sheet based products, such as DuraLar, Mylar® brand and others, resist tearing? Yes, they do. Polyester film is one of the most tear-resistant materials we offer. For more information on how DuraLar can work for your particular application, please contact us with your requirements.

Are any of our polyester film and sheet based products, such as DuraLar, Mylar® plastic film, and others, biodegradable?

a roll of mylar polyester film

Are any of our polyester film and sheet based products, such as DuraLar, Mylar® brand, and others, biodegradable? No, it is not. The only biodegradable film product we offer is acetate film and sheets.

Is Mylar® plastic film safe for food contact?

a roll of mylar polyester film

There are very specific grades of Mylar® brand, and other branded Polyester Film, that are certified for contact with food.  Those need to be sourced on a specific custom basis.  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 … Read more Is Mylar® plastic film safe for food contact?

Is Mylar® plastic film Biodegradable?

a roll of mylar polyester film

Mylar® brand is not certified as biodegradable, although it can be recycled through a variety of recycling processes. We stock Acetate Film and Sheets, which are 100% biodegradable and environmently friendly.  Contact us to discuss your biodegradability needs today.

Can Mylar® plastic film be used outdoors?

a roll of mylar polyester film

We do not recommend using Mylar® brand (polyester film) for outdoor applications.  Although it may be suitable for short term projects, it is not geared to tolerate sunlight over long periods of time.  Long term exposure to the elements can cause the film to yellow, become brittle or turn hazy. The best product that we … Read more Can Mylar® plastic film be used outdoors?

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