What is the difference between acrylic and pvc material?

Date:Apr 12, 2019

The transparency materials  are common use in display products , such as jewelry display, which needs to show details and appearance of jewelry with help of proper light. Material with good transparency, includes acrylic, pvc and glass. Acrylic and PVC are Widely used in display production.

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Small items are commonly made of PVC. PVC can beeasily shaped and off set printing can be used on it, which makes cost lower.Below attached are some PVC boxes.

largeitems are usually made of acrylic. Acrylic display is with better looking, also can be use longer use than PVC display. However, itscost is much higher.

The acrylic looks more clear and tranparency, so always used in high-end diplay and pvc is used as auxiliary material for display.

2) Acrylic is with strength of transparency, easy processing, as well as good with standing of high temperature. It can stand up to strong ultraviolet sunlight exposure, resisting solvents and chemicals. The weakness of acrylic is poor impact resistance, butimproved Acrylic can meet request of production.to meet the production.    PVC is with feature of excellent chemical stability and good corrosion resistance, high strength and anti-ultraviolet (anti-aging), It is also with feature of fire retardant (self-extinguishing) and reliable insulation properties as Well as smooth surface and non-absorbent.

So the acrylic material and pvc material all have different advantages and features. choose which material will depend on personal preferences.

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