Highly textured and dimensional, PVC Emblems are a flexible and rugged textile embellishment solution.
PVC Emblems are manufactured by injecting liquified polyvinyl chloride into mold casings or onto flat mold plates, which are then cured in high temperature ovens. Emblem design details and shapes are machined into the metal molds using precision equipment, which allows for very small text, fine details and almost any shape desired. Using Pantone® as a colour reference, the liquified PVC is tinted to the required colours and is injected or layered into the molds. Design colours can be added one at a time, with oven curing in between each layer, or in multiples depending on the shape, format and number of layers within the design. The high temperature curing process solidifies the liquified PVC colours, and the soft, flexible texture is a result of the plasticizers that are added to the PVC mixture.
PVC Emblems can be used on a variety of sportswear, workwear or other textile items, as an interior label or external emblem patch. The emblems can be created in various thicknesses, with fine details and small text that cannot be achieved with embroidered emblems, as well as flat, 2D or 3D design textures. PVC Emblem designs can be molded to include a sewing channel for sew-on application, and the emblems can be finished with pressure sensitive, Velcro® or magnetic backings, as well as attachment accessories such as clutch pins, key rings and luggage tags. The flexible PVC is extremely durable, and is resistant to sun-light fading, water and high temperature exposure.
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