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Vanguard CXV is a clear biaxially oriented multilayer polyolefin shrink film with the versatility to shrink wrap a wide variety of products. Vanguard CXV is a cost effective alternative to crosslinked films. This film combines good gloss and sparkle with excellent shrink capabilities and can be run on most shrink wrapping equipment.
Unit of Measure


Minimum Use Temperature

N/A -40 ºF

Haze (ASTM D1003)

N/A 2.1 %

Gloss (ASTM D2457)

N/A 135 %

Elongation at Break (ASTM D882)

N/A 110 %

Stiffness Modulus (ASTM D882)

N/A 85000 psi

Tear Strength (ASTM D1922)

N/A 12 gms/ply

Coefficient of Friction (Film to Film: Kinetic) - (ASTM D1894)

N/A 0.25

Weight - Vertical (ASTM F1249)

N/A 1.6 gms/100si/24hrs

Unrestrained Shrink at 260°F (ASTM D2732)

N/A 60 %


N/A Vanguard



  • Excellent sparkle and clarity for retail packaging needs
  • Makes strong durable seals with impulse wire systems
  • Fast seals over a broad sealing temperature range
  • High tensile strength and puncture resistance for added toughness
  • Excellent machineability on semi-automatic and automatic wrappers
  • High percentage balanced shrink for attractive shrink appearance
  • Corrosion free sealing with no fumes or wire build up
  • Will not embrittle with age
  • Good resistance to burn though created by tunnel temperature variations
  • Works well on a wide range of end use applications