The Advantages and Disadvantages of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Shrink Film


  • Soft Shrink Capabilities – Lower Shrink tension.
  • Optics / Appearances – provides transparent clarity, gloss and sparkler, enhances product appearance.
  • Machineability – Stiffer film and easier to work on machine.
  • Work on Candles – Does not have wet look after shrinkwrapped.
  • Cheaper Price


  • Seal Integrity – Relatively weak heat sealing
  • Smoke / Odor – The fumes from the sealing is not healthy to workers.
  • Corrosive – The machine can get rusty easier.
  • Low Abuse Resistance – Easier break during handling / transportation.

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