DURAPLEX Impact Modified Acrylic
DURAPLEX continuously-processed, impact-modified acrylic sheet is up to 30 times stronger than double-strength window glass and 50 times stronger than polished wire glass or other glasses, making it an excellent choice for displays, skylights, signage and replacement windows. DURAPLEX is available in custom impact blends and a range of thicknesses, widths, colors and patterns and in flat sheets or roll stock.
Stock & Non-Stock Colors
*Colors on screen may not reflect exact matches to physical sheets.
*Custom colors available.
*Non-Stock colors, patterns or sizes may require a minimum quantity order.
- Thickness: .040" - .500"
- Width: 5" - 105"
- Length: 14" - 216"
- Features: Weatherable
- 40% impact modified acrylic is 5 to 6 times stronger than general purpose acrylic, 10 to 15 times stronger than double strength window glass, and 20 to 30 times stronger than polished wire glass or other glasses
- 100% impact modified acrylic is 10 times stronger than general purpose acrylic, approximately 20 to 30 times stronger than double strength window glass, approximately 40 to 50 times stronger than polished wire glass or other glasses
- Thicknesses .040"–.500"; widths up to 105"
- Offered in clear, colors, patterns, and Run-To-Size
- Alternative to Polycarbonate sheet
|Physical||Test method||Units||DURAPLEX 30%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG05 (50%)||DURAPLEX 70%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG10 (100%)|
|Specific Gravity/Relative Density||ASTM D-792||1.18||1.17||1.16||1.15|
|Light Transmission -Total||ASTM D-1003||%||92||92||90||90|
|Light Transmission - Haze||ASTM D-1003||%||2||2||>3||>3|
|Water Absorption||ASTM D-570||% By wt||0.3||0.3||0.3||0.3|
|Mold Shrinkage||ASTM D-955||mils/in||3-6||3-6||3-6||3-6|
|Mechanical||Test method||Units||DURAPLEX 30%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG05 (50%)||DURAPLEX 70%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG10 (100%)|
|Tensile Strength||ASTM D-638||psi||9,000||8,000||7,100||5,600|
|Tensile Modulus of Elasticity||--||psi||376,000||340,000||304,000||250,000|
|Flexural Strength||ASTM D-790||psi||13,690||12,000||10,610||8,300|
|Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch||ASTM D-256||ft-lb/in Notch||0.6||0.7||0.9||1.1|
|Ball Drop Impact||Pass||Pass||Pass||Pass|
|Rockwell Hardness||ASTM D-785||M-78||M-68||M-59||M-46|
|Thermal||Test method||Units||DURAPLEX 30%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG05 (50%)||DURAPLEX 70%||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG10 (100%)|
|Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)||ASTM D-648||°F||198||194||190||185|
|Coefficient of Thermal Expansion||ASTM D-696||in/(in-°F ) x 10-5||3.5||4||4.5||5|
|Flammability (Burning Rate)||ASTM D-635||In/minute||0.85||1.25||1.53||1.97|
|Smoke Density Rating||ASTM D-2843||%||5.2||8.5||11.5||16.5|
|Self-Ignition Temperature||ASTM D-1929||°F||>850||>850||>850||>850|
These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.