PVC Blister Insert
Polyvinyl Chloride is a lightweight and flexible blister plastic popular for creating single-dose medication blisters. PVC blister box inserts are also is approved for food packaging, although it’s not used as frequently as PET and other thermoform plastics.
- Flexible and lightweight
- Good for tamper resistant packaging
- Popular for pharmaceuticals
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is the most popular material for producing blister packaging and box inserts at an affordable rate. Typically made using 0.25mm or 0.3mm PVC sheets this plastic box insert provides exceptional protection to smaller consumer goods. Commonly used in addition with corrugated boxes for the highest degree of durability, PVC blister plastic box inserts also provide optimal sealing and molding capabilities ideal for packaging food and pharmaceuticals.
|Plastic Blister Comparison||Density (kg/cm³)||Properties||Available Colors|
|Polypropylene (PP)||0.90 - 0.92 g/cm³||Semi- rigid, lightweight with non-glossy finish||Clear, or any panton color|
|High Impact Polystyrene Plastic (HIPS)||0.94 - 0.96 g/cm³||Stong, semi-rigid and flexible||Natural, Black, or any panton color|
|Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol (PETG)||1.04 - 1.23 g/cm³||Soft and less brittle than PET||Clear|
|Poly-Vinyl Chloride (PVC)||1.32 - 1.42 g/cm³||Stong, semi-rigid with glossy finish||Clear, or any panton color|
|Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)||1.35 - 1.38 g/cm³||Stong, semi-rigid and lightweight||Clear, Frosted, White, or any panton color|
Method 1: Vacuum / Pressure Thermoforming
Method 2: Mechanical Thermoforming