PVC – Rigid Vinyl (Polyvinylchloride Rigid)

PVC (Polyvinylchloride) is one of the most commonly used polymers used in the film industry. This versatile and cost-effective thermoplastic can be either rigid or flexible.

Rigid vinyl film or unplasticized polyvinylchloride (uPVC) is known for being a stronger and lightweight film.

Markets / Industries: Transportation, Medical, Graphics / Print, Security Credentials / ID Cards, Point of Purchase, Food and Beverage

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Product Description

PVC (polyvinylchloride) is one of the most commonly used polymers used in the film industry. It is mostly known for being versatile and cost-efficient with strong inter-molecular interactions.

Rigid vinyl film, or unplasticized polyvinylchloride, is known to be a strong and lightweight film. It is commonly found in the Packaging, Graphic / Print, and Security Credentials / ID Cards industries.

Common PVC – Rigid Vinyl Properties

  • Strong
  • Lightweight
  • Cost-efficient
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Good heat resistance
  • Good tensile strength
  • High impact resistance
  • Good opacity
  • Good transparency
  • Embossable
  • Excellent formability
  • Prone to stress cracking (environment related)


Common PVC – Rigid Vinyl Applications

  • Shrink wrap
  • Stretch wrap
  • Bags
  • Liners
  • Bottle sleeving
  • Adhesive tape backing
  • Labels
  • Blood bags
  • I.V. bags
  • Loyalty cards
  • Printing
  • Point-of-Purchase
  • Packaging


  • White: Gloss / Gloss
  • White: Matte / Matte
  • Clear: Gloss / Gloss



PolymerFilms is proud to offer PVC – Rigid Vinyl from industry-leading manufacturers, such as Nan Ya Plastics™ and Orafol™, in a variety of gauges and sizes.

Our in-house conversion capabilities allow us to provide a multitude of film converting services that produce superior results!

We look forward to assisting you with your PVC – Rigid Vinyl needs, or any plastic film material products which are associated with our vast inventory.

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PVC – Rigid Vinyl (Polyvinylchloride Rigid)
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