What is Mylar material?

Answer Mylar, a tough polyester material developed by DuPont in the 1950s, gradually replaced cellophane and eventually grew to become the company's best-selling film material. It has many applications, i... Read More »

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Is mylar a ceramic material?

The Dupont Teijin Films company makes Mylar® plastic sheets from resin. "Mylar" also refers to generic polyester films or plastic sheets, though Dupont Teijin Films trademarked the word for its ow... Read More »

What Is Mylar Paper?

Mylar is a brand name that has come to be commonly used when talking about biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) polyester film, much like people commonly say Kleenex when referring... Read More »

What is mylar used for?

Mylar is used in many different ways. Mylar is a polyester film that is used in emergency blankets to preserve body heat. Buttons, pins, ID badges and pre-paid phone cards have a protective mylar... Read More »

What are mylar balloons made of?

Mylar balloons are made from foil nylon; a material developed for the space program, and is covered in a metallic finish. They can be filled with either air or helium. Mylar balloons are not bio-de... Read More »