Are ClearLay ™ vinyl film and sheets food-safe?

PVC Film and Sheets

Are ClearLay TM vinyl film and sheets food-safe? No. Grafix stocks other types of film products that are, including acetate, specific brands and grades of polyester film, HDPE and polypropylene. Other types food-safe films are available as a custom order; larger pro-duction minimums may apply.

Are Clearlay ™ vinyl film and sheets suitable for outdoor applications?

PVC Film and Sheets

Are Clearlay ™ vinyl film and sheets suitable for outdoor applications? Not really. Although they may be suitable for some shorter term outdoor projects, they are not made to tolerate high temperatures or excessive exposure to UV light. Long term exposure to the elements can cause the material to yellow, become brittle, or turn hazy. … Read more

What is the heat resistance of ClearLay vinyl film and sheets?

PVC Film and Sheets

What is the heat resistance of ClearLay vinyl film and sheets? ClearLay starts to soften at 85C/180F. The film will soften very evenly, which makes it the perfect film for thermoforming, blister packaging, and clam shell packaging. If you need an excellent high clarity film that is more heat resistant than ClearLay, please check out our … Read more

Is ClearLay™ vinyl film and sheets archival?

PVC Film and Sheets

Is ClearLay™ vinyl film and sheets archival? No. Over a very long time, PVC, including ClearLay, can get brittle and breakdown. Even though our ClearLay product is pH neutral, and can be easily welded to itself, it can out gas materials. We can not recommend this product for long term archival storage solutions. How will you be using … Read more