PVC (polyvinyl chloride) patches are a type of decorative patch made from a soft, flexible, and waterproof material. They are created by molding PVC plastic into the desired shape, and then adding color and details using a printing process. The resulting patches are durable, weather-resistant, and can be used in a variety of applications, including clothing, bags, hats, and other accessories
PVC patches are commonly used for branding and promotion by businesses, schools, and other organizations. They can also be used to display a logo, emblem, or symbol, or to commemorate an event or achievement. PVC patches can be attached to an item using a heat-seal adhesive, velcro, or by sewing, and they are available in a wide range of sizes and shapes to match specific designs and colors. The material used in PVC patches makes them ideal for use in outdoor or rugged environments, as they can withstand exposure to weather and rough handling.
When we refer to a 2-Dimensional PVC patch, we mean one that has two or more layers (or levels), each of which appears flat from the side and lacks any rounded edges or curved contours. This 2D effect is fantastic for clear, straightforward designs, logo patches with a variety of brilliant color hues, and other instances when the raised and recessed ridges enhance the overall appearance of your artwork.
A 3-Dimensional PVC patch is a patch that can have two or more layers (or levels) that, when viewed from the side, has one or more levels with concave shapes on top of the layers, giving the impression that it is rounded or curving. The objects in your artwork can take on more lifelike features because the raises and recessions are not solid. Greater detail that a rounded or sculpted effect helps to generate can be added with the 3D approach perfectly.
The main differences between 2mm, 3mm, and 4mm PVC patches are the thickness and the level of detail that can be achieved.
Thickness: The thickness of the PVC patch refers to the depth of the material. A 2mm PVC patch is thinner than a 3mm or 4mm PVC patch. The thickness can impact the overall durability and flexibility of the patch.
Detail: The thickness of the PVC patch can also impact the level of detail that can be achieved. A 4mm PVC patch can typically achieve more intricate details than a 2mm PVC patch due to the additional depth of the material.
Flexibility: As the thickness increases, the patch may become less flexible. A 2mm PVC patch is more flexible than a 4mm PVC patch, which can be more rigid and less malleable.
In summary, the main differences between 2mm, 3mm, and 4mm PVC patches are their thickness, level of detail, and flexibility. The choice of which thickness to use depends on the intended application, the level of detail required, and the desired flexibility of the patch.
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