PVC Plastisols

Plastisols are solutions of PVC or Acrylic polymers dispersed with plasticisers, which are modified with other materials and additives to achieve a range of flexible PVC products.

PolyBlend formulates a broad range of PVC and Acrylic Plastisols that produce a flexible, tough, versatile and highly stable product that can be formulated to provide a wide variety of physical properties and attributes.

Developed in a multi-step technological process, our innovative solutions are aligned with our customers manufacturing processes. These solutions can also include a long-lasting antimicrobial for surface protection of plastics with a multitude of uses.

Polyblend formulates PVC Plastisol that is used worldwide for a wide range of specialist markets and applications, from protective coatings, flooring, moulded parts, insulation, coated textile and much more

Plastisols

Polyblend formulates PVC plastisol’s for a wide range of specialist markets and applications:

  • Coil Coating
  • Fabric Coating / Scrim Coating
  • Dip Moulding
  • Rotational Moulding
  • Flooring
  • Caps & Closures
  • Jig coating
  • Glove & Sock Dotting
  • Automotive Filters
  • Wallcoverings

Let PolyBlend provide a solution to your product or custom blend. Contact our team today on 0151 495 4400 to further discuss your plastisol requirements.

Plastisol FAQs

What is plastisol used for?

Plastisol is used for a wide variety of plastic coatings, mouldings and casings.

Most commonly, plastisol is known to be used for:

  • Fabric coating
  • Dip moulding
  • Jig coating
  • Automotive filters
  • Wall coverings
  • Flooring coating

What temperature does plastisol cure?

Plastisol cures at 160 – 210 degrees celsius

Can you over cure plastisol?

Yes, you can over cure plastisol. Working with specialists throughout the design and manufacturing phases of your project will minimise the risk of this occuring.

Can you cure plastisol with a heat gun?

In specific applications, you can cure plastisol with a heat gun. However, this method of curing can be more challenging, meaning you should speak to a specialist before making the decision to go ahead with this – there might be a more effective alternative.

Is Plastisol water based?

No, plastisols are hydrocarbon-based rather than water.

How do you soften Plastisol ink?

You can soften plastisol ink through the use of a plasticiser. If you would like to learn more about this process, our technical team will be able to provide further advice.

Discuss your PVC Plastisols needs here