What is Mylar® Plastic Film?

Some people use the word “mylar” generically to refer to polyester film or plastic sheet. In reality, Mylar® brand is a registered trademark owned by Dupont Tejjin Films for a specific family of plastic sheet products made from the resin Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). The true generic terms for this material are either polyester film, polyester sheets or plastic sheet.

Polyester film/plastic sheet is manufactured in a range of different styles, finishes and thicknesses. Learn more information on the types of Mylar® brand that are available.

There are countless applications for polyester film/plastic sheet! For more information on the variety of ways to employ this material, please read about Mylar® plastic film applications.

You can also check out our information on the properties of polyester film/plastic sheet.

Grafix Plastics offers a wide variety of different types, grades, finishes and thicknesses of polyester film / plastic sheet. View a list of Grafix Plastics Film Products.

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