What is plastisol?


Plastisol

What is plastisol?

Plastisol is a suspension of PVC particles in a plasticizer that flows as a liquid. These ingredients along with a few others can be modified to create different physical properties and attributes for a wide variety of applications. Plastisol is heat cured at 350°F. There are many different types of plastisol formulations including dips, molds, sprays and foams. These products can be custom tinted to many color specifications.

What is plastisol used for?

Plastisol can be used for many things and can serve as a protective, functional and decorative coating.  Applications for plastisol include but are not limited to tools, racks, baskets, gloves, boots, fishing lures, masks, and traffic cones. There are also plastisol inks used for screen printing.  Plastisol is a very versatile and useful product.

2 Responses to “What is plastisol?”

  1. Wright Says:

    It’s amazing to realize how involved plastisol is involved in our daily lives.

  2. Brenda Williams Says:

    I completely agree with your comment. Until we began manufacturing plastisol, we had no idea how many products are used on a regular basis that are coated with it.

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