Acetate (Cellulose Acetate)

Acetate (Cellulose Aceyaye) film is a polymer manufactured primarily from wood pulp that is commonly used for commercial print and art applications.

Markets / Industries: Graphics / Print, Point of Purchase, Food and Beverage, Packaging

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Product Description

Acetate (Cellulose Acetate) film is a polymer manufactured primarily from wood pulp that is commonly used for commercial print and art applications. PolymerFilms offers a full line of Acetate film products from world-leading producers like Grafix. It is offered in a glossy or no masking finish with multiple color options in an array of gauges. It is plasticized to enhance flexibility and durability, has excellent chemical resistance, and is recyclable. Other features of Acetate include optical clarity, printability, heat sealable, and thermoformable. Acetate film is produced by two mechanical methods – solvent casting or forced extrusion.

 

Acetate film is easy to work with and durable. It is most commonly used in the Graphics / Print and Packaging industries but works well in many other applications as well. Other common uses involve die-cutting, play cards, packaging, overlays, and more.

Product Applications

  • Play cards
  • Packaging
  • Overlays
  • Stationary
  • Electrical safety equipment
  • Displays
  • Picture frames
  • Bookbinding
  • Lamination
  • Cartoon cells
  • Toys
  • Games
  • Architectural and drafting supplies
  • Greeting cards

Product Markets

Product Options

Available Gauges Available Forms
.003mm – .030mm Sheet, Roll

Conversion Abilities

  • Slitting
  • Sheeting
  • Guillotining
  • Annealing
  • Custom Packaging & Labeling

Colors

  • Clear

Finishes / Textures

  • Gloss / Gloss
  • Polish / Polish

 

Product Properties

Optical clarity (glass-like)

Low birefringence

Good dimensional stability

Easy to die-cut

Excellent heat resistance

Thermoformable

Environmentally friendly

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