If you thought vinyl was only used to make records than you are sorely mistaken. In addition to helping The Beatles become the number one pop band of all time, vinyl has also helped create many different products. Vinyl fabric can be used to make several different types of products.
Laminate fabric which can be handy for the arts and crafts types has a vinyl base. Interestingly enough, vinyl is the second most produced plastic in the world. That is saying a lot considering how much plastic is used in daily life.
Vinyl sign material made from polyvinyl chloride or PVC surprisingly enough, never had a patent from its inventor. German chemist Eugene Baumann created PVC in 1872. Vinyl sign material can be used to create more than just different types of plastic, though.
Vinyl fabrics are another product that was created from the same base as vinyl sign material. Eighties rock stars are not the only people to enjoy vinyl fabrics. Vinyl fabrics are involved when factories produce printable vinyl.
If you want to hit the eighties club and break it down to Come On Eileen you might want to break out your vinyl coated fabric pants to really complete your look. Especially because vinyl can be manufactured in a wide range of colors, both transparent and opaque.
One of the most popular toys for children in the twentieth century is called Colorforms which is made from vinyl fabrics. The fact that vinyl fabrics are so durable is what makes them great for outdoor use. People can go camping all thanks to vinyl fabrics.
While you are out shopping you might notice that there are thousands of items made from vinyl fabrics, including banners, floor mats, shower curtains, wiring and floor tiles. With all of this information about vinyl, you can go out and make sure your entire home and wardrobe consists of vinyl! Just kidding.