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How do you put a texture or pattern on vinyl sheet? Answered

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rickharrisBest Answer (author)2011-06-23

Vinyl (PVC) is a thermo plastic and will go soft/melt at between 100 and 260 deg C.

In this soft state a pattern can be impressed by rolling with a patterned roller. When the Vinyl cools and solidifies it will retain the pattern.

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orksecurity (author)2011-06-23

Print with suitable (rubber-based?) inks.
Emboss while manufacturing the sheet.
Emboss or engrave afterward.

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If you were specific about what you were trying to do, someone might be able to give you more specific suggestions.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-06-23

Vacuum forming
Laser etching

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