What is polyvinyl chloride

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a popular thermoplastic, ranked as the third most widely used plastic in the world. It’s odorless, solid, brittle, and generally white in color.

What does PVC stand for

Polyvinyl chloride

What is PVC foam board

PVC foam board is a lightweight, rigid material often used to create signs and displays. As it is durable and robust, it’s ideal for outdoor use as it is resistant to rain and resistant to wind and sunlight. It is made from a combination of polyvinyl and polyurea which makes a strong and versatile foam board which lends itself to a range of applications. PVC foam board is available in a range of thicknesses, and used for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications including interior and exterior signage, exhibition stands, point of purchase and exhibition boards.

How to bend aluminium composite panel

To bed aluminium composite panels you can use a bending press, folding machine and roll bending machine to create the required shapes you need.

What is aluminium composite

Aluminium composite is a piece of polyethylene, sandwiched by aluminium layers on either side producing a versatile sheet material that looks great.

How to cut aluminium composite panels

Aluminium composite panels are best cut using a power saw with blades that have bevelled alternative teeth. Jigsaws, band saws and fret saws are all suitable. If your aluminum sheets are 3mm or thinner, they can also be cut with a guillotine.

How to bend polycarbonate sheet

Plastic Sheets Direct offers an in-house printing service which you can use to print logos, images and wording onto.

What is polycarbonate sheet

Polycarbonate is a thermoplastic that comes in a sheet from. It’s very strong and doesn’t absorb much moisture which means it’s resistant to impact and water damage.

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