SheetOPTIX NB - Noise Barrier Acrylic

OPTIX NB is a continuously-processed acrylic sheet designed to block traffic noise without obstructing views. UV stable and extremely weatherable, OPTIX NB will maintain its impact strength and superior clarity through years of sunlight exposure. OPTIX NB meets the requirements of ZTV-LSW 06, EN 1793 and EN 1794. Available in widths up to 100 in.

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Features & Benefits

Custom color matching and various performance enhancing surface treatments available

Meets the requirements of ZTV-LSW 06, EN 1793 and EN 1794

Available in widths up to 100"

UV stable and weather resistant

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX NB

Thermal Conductivity

ASTM C-177

BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-°F)

0.075

Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)

ASTM D-648

°F

>190

Melting Temperature

°F

300-315

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

ASTM D-696

in/(in-°F ) x 10-5

3.0

Softening Temperature

°F

210-220

Flammability (Burning Rate)

ASTM D-635

In/minute

1.019

Self-Ignition Temperature

ASTM D-1929

°F

833

Flame Spread Index

ASTM E-84

115

Flammability

UL 94

HB

Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature

°F

170-190

Smoke Density Rating

ASTM D-2843

%

3.4

Smoke Developed Index

ASTM E-84

550

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX NB

Tensile Strength

ASTM D-638

psi

10,100

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D-790

psi

490,000

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D-785

M-95

Tensile Impact Strength

ASTM D-1822

ft-lb/in2

20

Tensile Elongation – Max.

ASTM D-638

%

5.8

Flexural Strength

ASTM D-790

psi

14,600

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 0 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

0

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity

--

psi

479,000

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 200 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

24.9

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 10 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

11.2

Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch

ASTM D-256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.4

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 50 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

24

Izod Impact Strength – Milled Notch

ASTM D-256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.28

Chemical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX NB

Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Toluene

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

1,300

Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Isopropyl Alcohol

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

900

Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Lacquer Thinner

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

500

Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Solvesso 100

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

1,600

Physical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX NB

Water Absorption

ASTM D-570

% By wt

0.3

Mold Shrinkage

ASTM D-955

mils/in

2-6

Optical Refractive Index

ASTM D-542

1.49

Specific Gravity/Relative Density

ASTM D-792

1.19

Light Transmission -Total

ASTM D-1003

%

>91

Light Transmission - Haze

ASTM D-1003

%

<3

Sound Transmission

ASTM E90 / E413

db

>30

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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.