PVC patches are steadily becoming one of the most famous Soft PVC items! All the products made from PVC are fantastic, versatile, and resistant, so they became the top favorite among the crowd compared to the embroidery patches. Although PVC patches are the new product, there is quite a lot to know about them
What are PVC patches?
The first feature to understand about the PVC patches is how they are made. All PVC products are manufactured by pouring light and soft colored PVC into any mold. First, there is a base color on top of which a new layer is placed.
This layering technique adds to the uniqueness of a PVC patch, making it a cohesive item. Like any custom clothing label, the custom PVC patches will have specific features like a particular mold, size, design that will differentiate them from others.
All the characteristics of PVC patches can be altered according to your preferences, like their size, mold, design, and colors.
PVC patches are widely used in many fields, so what other occasions have you not thought of? It can be said that PVC patches are common products in life and play different roles in different fields. Like embroidered patches, PVC patches can also be attached to military uniforms, team uniforms, hats, and more.
The resilience of Soft PVC patches
PVC patches are very resilient. They are very versatile and capable of allowing intricate design along with metalwork. PVC is a rubber-like material that has a smooth and soft look. PVC patches are ideal if you want a 3D outlook in your patches with highly pronounced 3D elements.
PVC patches are sturdy and robust enough to withstand outdoor use; they can resist rain, sun, humidity, and extreme weather with any tear or wear. The designing of PVC patches has a lot of room to create small letters and thin lines.
The sizes of PVC patches
PVC patches can be 11 inches long. The standard size of such patches is around 3.5 inches. This size is ideal because it fits almost all types of apparel and gear. If you want a small-sized PVC patch, you can get that in 2 inches, but it is usually pretty small.
The layering of PVC patches
The most fantastic characteristic of PVC patch is that you have all the freedom of choosing the number of layers. You can add as much as you like. This feature allows the creation of an eye-catching design without the worry of increased product prices. Isn’t it amazing?
How to make PVC patches?
PVC patches came as the modern replacement of more traditional patches. This patch type is excellent for making your unique style, boosting morale, and adding a little bit of yourself in accessories to build your brand.
These are some factors that should be considered while making PVC patches.
- The shape can be rectangle, round, or any other.
- The patch can be 2D or 3D.
- The size can be anywhere between 0.5 inches to over 15 inches.
- PVC patches can be made in multiple colors and border styles.
The Backing option of PVC patches
Apart from creating a design from PVC patches, you should also select the proper backing for the patches. The backing option for PVC patches include:
- Sew-on: it has a sewing channel with a plain back.
- Adhesive backing.
- Button loop.
- Velcro backing.
- Magnetic backing.
Request a quote through our website
Once you have chosen all the specifications of your PVC patches, you can get a free quote from our website either through email or phone. The quote includes the preferences like size, quantity, design, and backing.
Your design for the PVC patch gets approved
Within 24 hours, we will generate a digital sample of your given design. The sample will be based on specifications and requirements.
A metal mold is carved
When the artwork gets approval, the patch order is placed, and we make a customized metal mold for the PVC patches.
Liquid PVC is poured into the mold
When the metal mold is organized, the next step is to pour the liquid PVC into it. After all the layer is done and baked, the final or base layer is added and baked and dry.
The patch is applied with backing
The final step of making PVC patches is to add the backing to the patch. The backing is the material added to the patch that will help the patch to attach to the clothing or garment. The backing options vary, and you have to choose one according to your preferences.
A sample is created when you receive your custom PVC patches.