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Acetate Film & Sheeting

Acetate Film from San Diego Plastics

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Acetate Film & Sheeting

Biodegradable Acetate film and sheet from San Diego Plastics is a cast cellulose acetate polymer film. If you’re looking for an environmentally friendly plastic material, San Diego Plastics Acetate is the right material for you! Cellulose Acetate based film has been an industry standard in graphic arts, packaging, printing, overlays, and many other applications for over 50 years. Now certified as 100% compostable, San Diego Plastics Acetate film is ideal for a range of applications where a low environmental impact material is required.

Acetate film and sheet is a cast cellulose acetate polymer film. It is an excellent general purpose plastic which is an industry standard in graphic arts, packaging, printing, overlays, and many other applications. Both di- and tri- acetate are available, however di-acetate is a more widely stocked film.

Environmentally Friendly Features:

  • Manufactured from Wood Pulp and Cotton Linters (100% Petroleum Free)
  • No food based agriculture used to make our acetate film, only 100% responsibly managed North American Forests.
  • Biodegradable 100%, as per ASTM D6400 and DIM EN 13432
  • Recyclable 100% with either Paper or Other Plastics.
  • When Incinerated, San Diego Plastics Acetate produces only CO2, Water and non-toxic ash.
  • Free of heavy metals, complies with RoHS standards.
  • No use of hazardous plasticizers or other carcinogenic materials.

Product Features:

  • Optical Clarity
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Excellent Lay Flat Characteristics
  • Very Good Dimensional Stability
  • Heat Resistant to 180F/95C
  • FDA Approved for Direct Food Contact
  • Printable w/no Additional Treatments (litho/offset & screen printing)
  • Thermoformable
  • Heat Sealable
  • Commercially Available

Produce Configurations:

  • Gauges (stocked .003”-.020”/70um – 500um)
  • Gauges (Special Order .0005” - .002”/15um-50um
  • Variety of Stock Finishes (Gloss, Matte)
  • Variety of Custom Finishes (Metallics, White) – Min. orders may apply
  • Custom Formulations and Enhancement Available

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Acetate film and acetate sheet? Many people use the term “acetate film” to generically refer to plastic film. However, acetate film is really a specific type of plastic material called cellulose acetate.

It is made of a polymer that is made from wood-pulp and or cotton fibers. Cellulose Acetate comes in 2 derivatives, Di-Acetate and Tri-Acetate.

Acetate film is produced by 2 mechanical methods. Solvent Casting or Forced Extrusion. Solvent cast or Cast Acetate is the type of acetate we offer because of its superior clarity and surface quality

Because Acetate is made from wood-pulp, it has certain attributes that are sometimes desirable and sometimes something you want to avoid.... depending on your application.

Attributes of Cellulose Acetate Film:

  • Glass-like clarity
  • Very uniform optical properties and low birefringence
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Easily torn (low tear strength)
  • Easily die-cut
  • Printable with conventional screen and offset printing methods
  • Melt point of about 225 degrees F./110 degrees C
  • Approved world wide for indirect and direct food and medical applications
  • Available in Clear and Matte
  • Many custom production options: Colors, Finishes, Dies, etc.
  • Available in wide range of thicknesses .003" - .020"

APPLICATIONS:


Easily fabricated by die cutting and cementing. Shapes and cuts easily. Acetate is used in packaging, graphic arts, stationary, electrical safety equipment, displays, picture frames, book binding lamination, metalizing, cartoon cells, toys, games, architectural and drafting supplies, greeting cards and many more.

ACETATE PRICE LIST

$300.00 Minimum Order

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.003" CLEAR ACETATE

PRICE

 
.003" Clear Acetate 8.5x11" Pack of 100 $23.14/pack
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.003" Clear Acetate 11 x 14" Pack of 100 $38.98/pack
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.003" Clear Acetate 14 x 17" Pack of 100 $59.28/pack
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Sheet .003" Clear Acetate 20x25" $1.18 each
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Sheet .003" Clear Acetate 20x50" $2.36 each
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Sheet .003" Clear Acetate 25x40" $2.36 each
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Sheet .003" Clear Acetate 30x40" $3.28 each
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Roll .003" Clear Acetate 25" x 50' $32.44 roll
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Roll .003" Clear Acetate 25" x 100' $62.54 roll
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Roll .003" Clear Acetate 50" x 50' $63.32 roll
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Roll .003" Clear Acetate 50" x 100' $123.24 roll
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.005" CLEAR ACETATE    
.005" Clear Acetate 8.5x11" Pack of 100 $34.04 pack
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.005" Clear Acetate 11x14" Pack of 100 $58.02 pack
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.005" Clear Acetate 14x17" Pack of 100 $88.76 pack
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Sheet .005" Clear Acetate 20x25" $1.72 each
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Sheet .005" Clear Acetate 20x50" $3.46 each
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Sheet .005" Clear Acetate 25x40" $3.46 each
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Sheet .005" Clear Acetate 30x40" $4.82 each
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Roll .005" Clear Acetate 25" x 50' $48.94 each
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Roll .005" Clear Acetate 25" x 100' $95.54 each
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Roll .005" Clear Acetate 50" x 50' $96.32 each
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Roll .005" Clear Acetate 50" x 100' $189.24 each
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.0075" CLEAR ACETATE    
.0075" Clear Acetate 8.5x11"  Pack of 100 $61.76 pack
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.0075" Clear Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $100.02 pack
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.0075" Clear Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $154.44 pack
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Sheet .0075" Clear Acetate 20x25" $2.84 each
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Sheet .0075" Clear Acetate 20x50" $5.68 each
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Sheet .0075" Clear Acetate 25x40" $5.68 each
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Sheet .0075" Clear Acetate 30x40" $7.92 each
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Roll .0075" Clear Acetate 25"x50' $82.14 roll
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Roll .0075" Clear Acetate 25"x100' $161.94 roll
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Roll .0075" Clear Acetate 50"x50' $162.72 roll
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Roll .0075" Clear Acetate 50"x100' $322.02 roll
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.010" CLEAR ACETATE    
.010" Clear Acetate 8.5x11"  Pack of 100 $84.12 pack
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.010" Clear Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $136.60 pack
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.010" Clear Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $211.36 pack
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Sheet .010" Clear Acetate 20x25" $3.86 each
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Sheet .010" Clear Acetate 20x50" $7.70 each
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Sheet .010" Clear Acetate 25x40" $7.70 each
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Sheet .010" Clear Acetate 30x40" $10.76 each
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Roll .010" Clear Acetate 25"x50' $112.62 each
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Roll .010" Clear Acetate 25"x100' $222.92 roll
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Roll .010" Clear Acetate 50"x50' $223.70 roll
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Roll .010" Clear Acetate 50"x100' $443.98 roll
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.015" CLEAR ACETATE    
.015" Clear Acetate 8.5x11"  Pack of 100 $143.30 pack
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.015" Clear Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $233.44 pack
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.015" Clear Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $361.98 pack
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Sheet .015" Clear Acetate 20x25" $6.54 each
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Sheet .015" Clear Acetate 20x50" $13.08 each
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Sheet .015" Clear Acetate 25x40" $13.08 each
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Sheet .015" Clear Acetate 30x40" $18.30 each
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Roll .015" Clear Acetate 50"x50' $385.08 roll
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Roll .015" Clear Acetate 50"x100' $766.76 roll
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.020" CLEAR ACETATE    
.020" Clear Acetate 8.5x11"  Pack of 100 $196.38 pack
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.020" Clear Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $320.30 pack
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.020" Clear Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $497.10 pack
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Sheet .020" Clear Acetate 20x25" $8.96 each
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Sheet .020" Clear Acetate 20x50" $17.90 each
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Sheet .020" Clear Acetate 25x40" $17.90 each
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Sheet .020" Clear Acetate 30x40" $25.04 each
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Roll .020" Clear Acetate 50"x50' $529.86 roll
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Roll .020" Clear Acetate 50"x100' $1,056.30 roll
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.003" MATTE ACETATE    
.003" Matte Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $49.26 pack
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.003" Matte Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $74.86 pack
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Sheet .003" Matte Acetate 20x25" $1.86 each
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Sheet .003" Matte Acetate 20x50" $3.34 each
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Sheet .003" Matte Acetate 25x40" $3.34 each
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Sheet .003" Matte Acetate 30x40" $3.94 each
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Roll .003" Matte Acetate 25"x50' $39.62 roll
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Roll .003" Matte Acetate 25"x100' $76.94 roll
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Roll .003" Matte Acetate 50"x50' $77.70 roll
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Roll .003" Matte Acetate 50"x100' $152.00 roll
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.005" MATTE ACETATE    
.005" Matte Acetate 11x14"  Pack of 100 $69.24 pack
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.005" Matte Acetate 14x17"  Pack of 100 $105.66 pack
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Sheet .005" Matte Acetate 20x25" $2.32 each
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Sheet .005" Matte Acetate 20x50" $4.66 each
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Sheet .005" Matte Acetate 25x40" $4.66 each
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Sheet .005" Matte Acetate 30x40" $5.50 each
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Roll .005" Matte Acetate 25"x50' $56.20 roll
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Roll .005" Matte Acetate 25"x100' $110.06 roll
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Roll .005" Matte Acetate 50"x50' $110.84 roll
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Roll .005" Matte Acetate 50"x100' $218.26 roll
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Usually ships in 3 to 5 business days.

Ships direct from the factory in Ohio.

$300.00 Minimum Order

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