Polyolefin Film – Nontoxic PVC Replacement


Softel Clear Matte films are designed to replace plasticized PVC films providing low gloss soft and pliable yet tough film. Available in clear matte, white and black.


  • Clear matte, white, or black
  • Two side corona treatment options available
  • Good tear and puncture resistance
  • High balanced elongation
  • Printable
  • Soft and pliable with a good moister barrier
  • Better yield than PVC
  • Outdoor use guaranteed up to 3 to 5 years with UV film


  • Graphic arts – posters, banners, decalls, etc.
  • Labels
  • Conformable tape
  • Component packaging
  • Laminations

General Data

Typical ValuesUnitsTest Method
Area Yieldin²/lb10,2008,742Trico
Haze%8080ASTM D1003
GlossDegree88Garden Meter
Tensile Strength @ Break (PSI)MD3,9003,900ASTM D882
TD2,5002,500ASTM D882
Elongation @ Break (%)MD600600ASTM D882
TD600600ASTM D882
Heat Shrinkage @ 212F (10 min)%NilNilTrico
Stiffness (Grams)MD2525Handle-O-Meter
Corona TreatmentDynes4646ASTM D2578

General Data

Typical ValuesUnitsTest Method
Area Yieldin²/lb8,3557,4266,6844,456Trico
Opacity%>93>93>93>93ASTM D1003
GlossDegree (60)15-2215-2215-2215-22Garden Meter
Tensile Strength @ Break (PSI)MD2,5002,5002,5002,500ASTM D882
TD2,0002,0002,0002,000ASTM D882
Elongation @ Break (%)MD>600>600>600>600ASTM D882
TD>600>600>600>600ASTM D882
Heat Shrinkage @ 212F (10 min)%NilNilNilNilTrico
Corona TreatmentDynes46464646ASTM D2578

General Data

Typical ValuesUnitsTest Method
Area Yieldin²/lb6,258Trico
Opacity%100ASTM D1003
GlossDegree10Garden Meter
7Garden Meter
Tensile Strength @ Break (PSI)MD3,300ASTM D882
TD2,900ASTM D882
Elongation @ Break (%)MD250ASTM D882
TD250ASTM D882
Heat Shrinkage @ 212F (10 min)%NilTrico
Corona TreatmentDynes46ASTM D2578

Upon request, other gauges can be supplied from 3.0 – 15.0 mils. Modification to the above values can be made depending on the end use of the film structure.

Note: These values are typical performance data. We believe the information is the best currently available and is offered as a helpful determination for selecting TSF’s products. Trico Specialty Films, LLC makes no guaranties of results and assumes no liability with correctness of this information.