Our company is a leading provider of plastic film throughout North and South America, Europe and Australasia. Plastic film is typically formed by melting or forming the film, and they are usually made from thermoplastics. Once melted, they are typically formed into a roll, using a method called roll slitting.
Nearly all polymers and plastic sheets that we sell can be formed into a thin film, but the most common ones that you will find are: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyester, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and Nylon.
When the polymer material is very thin it is commonly referred to as plastic film; thicker material is referred to as plastic sheet, or sheeting. Plastic film can be used to hold items back, separate materials from each other, to act as barriers, and as printable surfaces for graphics. They are used in a wide variety of different projects and applications. You know the common plastic grocery bag? It’s made of plastic film material. In fact, Polyethylene film is routinely thermoformed into plastic bottles that are used for sodas, water, and other drinks.
If you already know the type of thin plastic film sheet that you need, contact us to order from one of our Branch Locations.
Polymershapes offers a variety of polymer products and services. With 5 film conversion centers and 2 fabrication centers, our state of the art facilities provide convenience and excellent customer service. Find out more about plastic sheet material and order from us. In addition to being the top plastic distributors of plastic sheet, plastic rod, plastic tube and plastic film, we also assist companies with managing their impact on the environment through our simple and customizable recycling support service.