Save Time And Money With ILC's Chrome Film Laminate

Published on: 04/25/2019 Author: Marylynn Rich

ILC Vacformable Chrome

ILC offers an automotive grade chrome plastic laminate

ILC Laminate vs Chrome Plated Material

  • Lower scrap rate
  • Easier to fabricate
  • Less expensive
  • Material is ready to use, does not have to be sent out for plating or dipping

ILC's vacformable CHROME LAMINATE is a thermoplastic, interior or exterior, chromium film bonded to a formable ABS backing.

ILC Chrome is manufactured and tested to meet the rigorous demands of many industries (OEM Marine, RV, etc.) requiring exterior weatherability, resistance to heat, humidity, water, UV and chemical conditions. 

Our exterior, automotive grade chrome film can be laminated to plastic substrates from .010" to .500" including, but not limited to Acrylic, TPO and ABS of various colors such as black, clear, natural, white or other.

Print, engrave and backlight our chrome for special effects!

Ask about our exterior, automotive grade chrome, ILC-0083-LS, for flat fabrication, as well.

Great Price + Hassle-Free Material = SUCCESS!

ILC Chrome Quick Forming Guidelines

Thermoform process conditions:

  • Heaters off, no direct heat to film side

  • Ideal laminating temperature (ABS side) 285°F - 360°F / 140°C - 170°C

  • Vacuum mold temperature 95°F - 105°F / 35°C - 40°C

Markets currently utilizing our material:

  • Marine
  • Automotive
  • Badging
  • Heavy Truck
  • Gaming
  • Point of Purchase (POP)
  • RV