Mylar - The stuff that makes your buttons shiny! February 22 2013

 Mylar for pin-back button making 

Side view of a stack of Mylar for button making.   That stack will make about 1000 pin-back buttons. Mylar is available in 2ml & 3ml

Mylar or plastic covers for buttons

The plastic glossy cover on a button is actually made from mylar. Mylar is quite durable, strong, has a high tensile strength so it is ideal for holding buttons together.  The mylar goes over the image to seal the button.