What is PVC Laminate & Where to Use it?

What are the laminates used on the indoor furniture surface? 

The laminations used on the indoor furniture surface include PVC, Melamine, Wood, Ecological paper and Acrylic etc. But the most used on the market is PVC.

PVC laminate is multi-layered laminate sheets based on Polyvinyl Chloride. Made from compressing paper and plastic resins under high pressure and temperature. It is used as the decorative layer on top of raw surfaces such as MDF board.


What are the properties of PVC laminates?

PVC laminates are very versatile, very thin, ranging in thickness from 0.05 mm to 2 mm. Its plasticity is good, whether it is cut, welded or bent, it can achieve the expected effect. This material has a wide range of uses, and it has good processing properties. It can be laminated with various textures, including wood, stone and leather with varied colors, patterns and textures.

The PVC laminate is waterproof, anti-dirty, anti-corrosion and anti-termite. Because of characteristics that low manufacturing cost, good corrosion resistance and good insulation, it can be treated with antibacterial. This makes them an ideal choice for panel furniture and indoor furniture. They are more durable compared to other finishes, and hence are conducive to long term use, while also being economical. It is a preferred material of choice in the indoor furniture industry for shelves and cabinets.


Where can you use PVC laminates?

PVC laminates not only add aesthetics, but also increase the durability of the equipment because they are scratch-resistant and easy to clean. PVC laminates are widely used in office cabinets, modular kitchen units, wardrobes, furniture, shelves and even doors.

How should PVC laminated furniture be maintained? 

Use a mild liquid cleaner and gently wipe with a clean, moist and wear-free cotton cloth. To remove stains, you can use acetone. Remember to dry the surface after cleaning, as moisture can leave traces or cause laminates to warp. Avoid varnishes, waxes or polishes because it is not solid wood. For furniture, avoid using wet paper towels and stick to vacuum cleaners or microfiber cloths for dust removal.


Post time: Jul-16-2020