SheetOPTIX Thick Gauge Acrylic

OPTIX thick gauge acrylic is available from .500" to 1.00'. Crystal clear and impact resistant, thick gauge sheet is used in a variety of applications including point-of-purchase displays, furniture and architectural glazing. Available in clear and colors with custom colors available.

  • Thickness 0.0” – 0.0”
  • Width 0.0” – 0.0”
  • Length 0.0” – 0.0”

Features & Benefits

Run-to-Size sheet offered

10-year limited warranty against yellowing

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Smoke Density Rating

ASTM D-2843

%

3.4

Flammability

UL 94

HB

Thermal Conductivity

ASTM C-177

BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-°F)

0.075

Flame Spread Index

ASTM E-84

115

Melting Temperature

°F

300-315

Flammability (Burning Rate)

ASTM D-635

In/minute

1.019

Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa)

ASTM D-648

°F

207

Smoke Developed Index

ASTM E-84

550

Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)

ASTM D-648

°F

203

Self-Ignition Temperature

ASTM D-1929

°F

833

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

ASTM D-696

in/(in-°F ) x 10-5

3.0

Softening Temperature

°F

210-220

Melt Flow Rate

ASTM D-1238

g/10 min.

1.5

Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature

°F

170-190

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D-790

psi

490,000

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 50 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

24

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 200 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

24.9

Tensile Impact Strength

ASTM D-1822

ft-lb/in2

20

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 10 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

11.2

Izod Impact Strength – Milled Notch

ASTM D-256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.28

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity

--

psi

490,000

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D-785

M-95

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 0 cycles

ASTM D-1044

Haze, %

0

Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch

ASTM D-256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.4

Flexural Strength

ASTM D-790

psi

17,000

Tensile Strength

ASTM D-638

psi

11,030

Tensile Elongation – Max.

ASTM D-638

%

5.8

Chemical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Lacquer Thinner

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

500

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: Solvesso 100

ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997

psi

1,600

Physical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Water Absorption

ASTM D-570

% By wt

0.4

Mold Shrinkage

ASTM D-955

mils/in

2-6

Optical Refractive Index

ASTM D-542

1.49

Sound Transmission

ASTM E90 / E413

db

27

Specific Gravity/Relative Density

ASTM D-792

1.19

Light Transmission -Total

ASTM D-1003

%

92

Light Transmission - Haze

ASTM D-1003

%

2

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**Applicable to the acrylic substrate

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.