silicone and soft PVC

HOW TO CHOOSE FOR MAKING PRODUCT BY SILICONE OR SOFT PVC

SILICONE and SOFT PVC are the most popular material for promotional items, such as Coaster, Patch, Key Rings or Wristband. But can you tell the difference between silicone and soft enamel? Or do you know the similarities between them?

Feature

Silicone

  • Environmental Protection
  • Pass RoHS stands
  • Soft
  • Can be made by translucent
  • More toughness
  • High temperature resistance

Soft PVC

  • Plastic material
  • Pass RoHS stands
  • Harder then silicone
  • Solid colors only
  • No toughness

The difference

Silicone​

Soft PVC

Heat-resistant 220°C-280°C 60°C-120°C
Material Sodium silicate Polyvinyl Chloride
Advantage High heat resistance, Anti-corrosion Multipurpose Colors stackable
Disadvantage Acid non-resist Become harder in low temperature
Popular Products Wristband, Mobile Phone shell, Coaster, Insulation pads, Cup lid Key Ring, Book Mark, Coaster, Luggage Tag, Hang Ornament

Silicone

Heat-resistant : 220°C-280°C

Material : Sodium silicate

Advantage : High heat resistance, Anti-corrosion

Disadvantage : Acid non-resist

Popular Products : Wristband, Mobile Phone shell Coaster, Insulation pads, Cup lid

silicone product

Soft PVC

Heat-resistant : 60°C-120°C

Material : Polyvinyl Chloride

Advantage : Multipurpose Colors stackable

Disadvantage : Become harder in low temperature

Popular Products : Key Ring, Book Mark, Coaster, Luggage Tag, Hang Ornament

soft PVC product

Silicone

silicone product

Soft PVC

soft PVC product