VINYL + MYLAR EXPLAINED

VINYL
Diagram of how Vinyl is made via Vinylinfo.org


VINYL:

A special type of plastic made from ethylene (used in crude oil), and chlorine. When combines they make PVC - vinyl. Low production cost.

DEFENSIVE:
Resistant to moisture/humidity
Durable and strong
Flame retardant

Texture - very smooth plastic-like


Can be recycled with other plastics


MYLAR

Mylar Plastic Film (BoPET): "Whats It to You" 1955 Dupont 24min


MYLAR:

A special type of polyester film.

DEFENSIVE:
An electrical insulator
transparent medium
chemical stability
reflective ability
gas and odor barrier
high tensile strength

Texture - smooth plastic-like unless creased or scrunched


Can be recycled with other plastics

Just for personal reference. I particularly loved the 1955 Dupont sales film above. Classic advertising of strength and durability.

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