Rigid clear plastic sheets are usually used where visibility of processing or operation is essential, for example, as a sight window, sneeze guards, screen panel, machine covers, equipment guards, etc. Plastic in form of clear sheeting such as acrylic, PVC, PC, PET, PS, among these clear plastic sheets, the unique advantage of clear PVC sheet lies in its excellent corrosion resistance, acid and alkali resistance, which makes the transparent PVC sheet ideally applied to those applications that require visibility, as well as chemical corrosion protection.
Rigid PVC sheeting has excellent mechanical strength, and it is easy to process and fabricate. It can be cut, bend, milled, drilled, weld with PVC rods, and can be machined with conventional tools. Based on such mechanical properties, clear PVC sheets are useful in industrial applications such as water tanks, visual cabinets, electrical cabinets, pipe fittings, laboratory facilities and clean room furniture, etc.
Transparent PVC sheet is printable, it is suitable for silk screen printing and digital printing. For example, the replaceable letter signs we commonly see are made of transparent PVC sheets.
One of the advantages of transparent PVC sheets is low cost plastic. The flexible PVC sheets with a thickness of less than 1mm are often used as advertising sign materials, printed packaging materials.