Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Week 11 - What is PVC?

CYBERFAQ

(Week 11)


PVC is supplied on a roll and welded together using a high welding frequency technique. This can then create a number of unique effects including leather and matt which create a contemporary and unique feel to the product.


Advantages
1. A massive range or effects are available 
2. A deep permanent emboss can be created
3. Can also be screen printed
4. Can be 4 colour digital and litho printed.


Disadvantages
1. Non-recyclable
2. A rigid 3 dimensional product is very hard to create using PVC


Considerations
Lenticular PVC's are also available creating a wonderful bubble effect. Suitable for invitations, ring binders, menus and folders.The suitable order size depends on the product but can start quite low.

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