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Alro Plastics Product: Vivak® - Family of Products

As of July 2nd, 2012 Plaskolite, Inc. has acquired the VIVAK® line of PETG sheet business from Bayer MaterialScience. VIVAK® is a transparent, thermoplastic sheet used widely in the point of purchase industry. VIVAK® is the brand and market leader for PETG products.

Among its advantages, VIVAK® PETG products offer superior impact strength over acrylic and cost effectiveness compared to polycarbonate, and offers deep draws, complex die-cuts, and precise molded-in details without sacrificing structural integrity. It die-cuts and punches easily, and can be bonded or fastened with adhesives, ultrasonic welding, or rivets. In addition, VIVAK® is easily decorated by painting, silk screening, or hot stamping. Easy to fabricate, form, bond, and decorate, VIVAK® PETG sheet products are well suited for a variety of point of purchase and other applications.


Vivak® Press Release

Vivak®

Vivak® PETG sheet is a transparent co-polyester sheet product that 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. In addition, Vivak® sheet is produced using resin that complies with FDA regulations for food contact applications. It is easily decorated by painting, silk screening, or hot stamping. Heavy gauge Vivak® sheet is also used in prosthetic applications.

Vivak® TDS
Vivak® MSDS

Vivak® UV

Vivak® UV is a co-polyester material with enhanced UV attributes. This material is used primarily for indoor signage that may be exposed to UV light. Vivak® UV Sheet is ideally suited for complex parts requiring fabrication, including deep thermoforming draws, and precise molded-in details. Vivak® UV is easily decorated by painting, silk screening or hot stamping. Vivak® UV is not recommended for outdoor applications.



Vivak® UV MSDS

Vivak® VF Frost

Vivak® VF Frost Sheet is a low gloss smooth finish translucent copolyester product. This material features improved toughness versus acrylic and maintains a reduced gloss surface after thermoforming. Vivak® VF Frost sheet has the appearance of etched glass and diffuses light, enhancing design options.

Vivak® VF Frost TDS
Vivak® VF Frost MSDS

Vivak® Satin

Vivak® Satin is a translucent copolyester sheet with a satin texture on one side. This product offers improved toughness versus acrylic, reduced gloss and enhanced scratch resistance. Vivak® Satin can be used in point of purchase displays, slatwall fixtures, interior architectural elements and interior decorative glazing.

Vivak® Satin TDS

Vivak® GP

Vivak® GP Sheet is a transparent co-polyester product for applications that do not require compliance for food contact. It offers a unique balance of physical properties and ease of fabrication. It is often used for complex parts including deep thermoforming draws and precise molded-in details. It is easily decorated by painting, screen printing, or hot stamping.

Vivak® GP TDS
Vivak® GP MSDS