What is Expanded PVC FOam board?
Expanded PVC Foam, also known as Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Andy Board, or Chevron Board is typically utilized for indoor and outdoor applications. It contains the synthetic compound, Poly Vinyl Chloride, regularly used in advertising industries, furniture, and construction.
PVC Foam Board is light in weight, chemical resistant, moisture resistant, and corrosion resistant, among other qualities. Something special about this material is its ability to withstand the test of time. The board and the color can remain looking new for a prolonged period of time without discoloration. PVC foam board can be routed (engraved), printed on, embossed, painted, and laminated.
Some applications of this material are for commercial or personal installations, and may include digital/screen printing, signage (indoor or outdoor), vinyl lettering, and more. They are easy to cut and shape and are eco-friendly and non-toxic. They are made in several densities and usually range from 6mm-45mm in thickness. Foam PVC is not like regular Foam board, PVC Foam and regular Foam Board are two completely different materials. Regular foam board is made of polystyrene foam and paper on both sides, and is used for light duty job. Regular foam board can be prone to melting away and breaking down with outdoor elements. PVC Foam board, on the other hand is durable and strong. It also travels better than many other materials due to its light weight.