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DOING IT RIGHT SINCE 1950

The Plaskolite success story spans six decades. See how it all began.

1951

Plastic drinking straws gave us our first taste of success.

1952

Plaskolite introduces the "lifetime fly swatter," the must-have accessory for every front porch.

1954

As fluorescent lighting fixtures become popular, Plaskolite begins extruding prismatic patterned lenses.

1960

Remember the hula hoop craze? Plaskolite manufactured hula hoops in the early sixties.

1970

Plaskolite begins producing smooth acrylic sheets for storm doors and windows; it's much safer than plate glass.

1974

Plaskolite builds its first polymer plant, enabling us to produce our own pellets for sheet production.

1994

With the purchase of MIR-ACRYL, Plaskolite begins producing mirrored acrylic sheet; security mirrors; and hard-coated acrylic sheet products.

1996

Plaskolite acquires Continental Acrylics, a specialty polymers business.

1997

The acquisition of RAM PRODUCTS' flat sheet business enables Plaskolite to begin production of 19 acrylic mirror colors.

2000

In August, Plaskolite completes construction on a state-of-the-art 245,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Zanesville, Ohio.

2006

Plaskolite acquired Bunker Plastics, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate mirror; formed security and transportation mirror; and performance enhancement plastic coatings.

2007

Plaskolite acquires the continuously processed acrylic sheet division of Lucite International, including manufacturing plants in Olive Branch, Miss., and Monterrey, Mexico.

2012

Plaskolite acquires the North American VIVAK® line of PETG sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

2014

Plaskolite acquires the mirror sheet product line
from SPECCHIDEA s.r.l. of Torino, Italy.

VIVAK

Sheet

VIVAK offers a unique balance of physical properties and ease of fabrication. It is ideally suited for complex parts requiring fabrication, including deep thermoforming draws and precise molded-in details. VIVAK PETG is produced using resin that complies with FDA requirements for food contact applications.

Stock & Non-Stock Colors

*Colors on screen may not reflect exact matches to physical sheets.

*Custom colors available.

*Non-Stock colors, patterns or sizes may require a minimum quantity order.

Stock & Non-Stock Patterns

Product Details

Run-to-size

Stock item

  • Thickness: .020" - .500"
  • Width: 24" - 48"
  • Length: 14" - 216"
  • Features: Weatherable
Item # Finishes Thickness (in.) Size (in.) Sq. Ft. Pack Qty. Skid Qty. Masking
PE20025A Clear .020 48" x 96" 32 N/A 240 Joggable Film
PE20033A Clear .020 48" x 72" 24 N/A 240 Joggable Film
PE20027A Clear .030 48" x 96" 32 N/A 170 Joggable Film
PE20034A Clear .030 48" x 72" 24 N/A 170 Joggable Film
PE20005A Clear .040 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Joggable Film
PE20035A Clear .040 48" x 72" 24 N/A 120 Joggable Film
P350031A Satin .060 48" x 96" 32 10 N/A Clear Hi-Tak/Joggable Film
PE20006A Clear .060 48" x 96" 32 N/A 160 Joggable Film
PE20039A Clear .060 48" x 72" 24 N/A 160 Joggable Film
PE22000A Clear .060 60" x 96" 40 N/A 64 Joggable Film
PE50008A Satin .060 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Clear Hi-Tak/Joggable Film
PE20007A Clear .080 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Joggable Film
PE20009A Clear .100 48" x 96" 32 N/A 100 Joggable Film
PE20010A Clear .118 48" x 96" 32 N/A 80 Joggable Film
PE22002A Clear .118 60" x 96" 40 N/A 32 Joggable Film
PE20011A Clear .177 48" x 96" 32 N/A 54 Joggable Film
PE22003A Clear .177 60" x 96" 40 N/A 22 Joggable Film
PE20019A Clear .220 48" x 96" 32 N/A 45 Joggable Film
PE20012A Clear .236 48" x 96" 32 N/A 20 Joggable Film
PE20013A Clear .375 48" x 96" 32 N/A 13 Joggable Film
PE21092A Clear .500 48" x 96" 32 N/A 15 MVM White Film
  • Easily decorated by painting, silk screening or hot stamping
  • Custom sizes and thicknesses available
  • Available in clear, colors and WITH Satin finish
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PhysicalTest methodUnitsVIVAK PETG
Specific Gravity/Relative DensityASTM D-7921.27
Optical Refractive IndexASTM D-5421.57
Light Transmission -TotalASTM D-1003%86
Light Transmission - HazeASTM D-1003%1.0
Water AbsorptionASTM D-570% By wt0.2
MechanicalTest methodUnitsVIVAK PETG
Tensile StrengthASTM D-638psi7,700
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity--psi320,000
Flexural StrengthASTM D-790psi11,200
Flexural Modulus of ElasticityASTM D-790psi310,000
Dielectric Constant @1kHzASTM D-1502.6
Dielectric Contstant @1mHzASTM D-1502.4
Dielectric StrengthASTM D-149volts/mil410
Compressive StrengthASTM D-695psi8,000
Shear StrengthASTM D-732psi9,000
Izod Impact Strength – Molded NotchASTM D-256ft-lb/in Notch1.7
Izod Impact Strength – Milled NotchASTM D-256ft-lb/in Notch1.2
Drop Dart ImpactASTM D-3763ft-lbs22
Rockwell HardnessASTM D-785R-115
ThermalTest methodUnitsVIVAK PETG
Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)ASTM D-648°F157
Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa)ASTM D-648°F164
Coefficient of Thermal ExpansionASTM D-696in/(in-°F ) x 10-53.8
Thermal ConductivityASTM E-1225BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-°F)0.13
Flammability (Burning Rate)ASTM D-635In/minute0.06
FlammabilityUL 94HB
Smoke Density RatingASTM D-2843%53.8
Self-Ignition TemperatureASTM D-1929°F880
Flame Spread IndexASTM E-8485
Smoke Developed IndexASTM E-84450
Glasss Transition TemperatureASTM D-3418°F178

These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.

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