What is Mylar used for?


Mylar is a material made out of polyester. It is used to make film for photography and tape recordings. It can also be used as insulation for housing and buildings.
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Mylar is mostly used for the encapsulation of flat materials. It is available in a variety of thicknesses, which are measured in 'mils'. Mylar is a form of polyester resin used to make heat-resistant plastic films and sheets.
Mylar is the generic name used to refer to polyester film or plastic sheet and is a registered trademark for a certain plastic sheet products made from polyethylene terephthalate(PET). It is also used in emergency blankets to preserve body heat and for the manufacture of medical devices such as x-ray film, test strips as well as magnetic recording media.
Mylar is a type of polyester resin, Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is used to make heat-resistant plastic sheets and films. These sheets are used for various applications such as packaging, printing, protective overlay, barrier protection, electronics and dye-cutting and are heat resistant to about 230 degrees Celsius.
Mylar is a tough polyester material used as an insulator because of its chemical and dimensional stability, transparency, high tensile strength, reflectivity, electrical insulation and gas and aroma barrier properties.
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