SheetOPTIX EL Edge Lit

Create contemporary sign and graphic displays by lighting the edge of the acrylic instead of the back.  OPTIX EL Edge Lit is continuous cast acrylic sheet made in the USA and is ideal for framed signage, displays, lighting fixtures and wayfinding.  By incorporating reflective tape and white backing behind the image, you are able to full direct the light forward for optimal illumination.  Using LEDs, Fluorescent or neon to illuminate the sheet edges and create a stunning sign, this ADA sign compliant sheet is suitable for indoor or outdoor applications.   

  • Thickness .118” – .236”
  • Width 54” – 100”
  • Length 100” – 100”
  • Transparent
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor
Available Colors Custom colors available.

*Colors on screen may not reflect exact matches to physical sheets.

*Non-Stock colors, patterns or sizes may require a minimum quantity order.

Features & Benefits

Ideal for framed signage, displays, lighting fixtures and wayfinding

Single and double sided applications

Laser etchable

ADA sign compliant

ITEM # COLORS PATTERN/TEXTURES MASKING THICKNESS (in.) SIZE (in.) SQ FT PACK QTY SKID QTY REQUEST
192294 Clear F2 – 2 sided clear polyfilm masking .118 54” x 100” 80
192291 Clear F2 – 2 sided clear polyfilm masking .157 54” x 100” 60
192297 Clear F2 – 2 sided clear polyfilm masking .236 54” x 100” 40

Physical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX-L

Specific Gravity/Relative Density

ASTM D-792

1.19

Optical Refractive Index

ASTM D-542

1.49

Light Transmission -Total

ASTM D-1003

%

92%

Light Transmission - Haze

ASTM D-1003

%

Less Than 1%

Water Absorption

ASTM D-570

% By wt

.2

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX-L

Tensile Strength

ASTM D-638

psi

11,000

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity

--

psi

465,000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D-790

psi

14,700

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D-790

psi

461,000

Dielectric Constant @1kHz

ASTM D-150

3

Dielectric Contstant @1mHz

ASTM D-150

2.7

Dielectric Strength

ASTM D-149

volts/mil

354

Volume Resistivity

ASTM D-257

ohms/cm

>3.912E+15 Ώ/cm

Compressive Strength

ASTM D-695

psi

83,300

Shear Strength

ASTM D-732

psi

11,200

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D-785

M-100

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX-L

Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature

°F

175

Forming Temperature

°F

280˚- 340˚F (138˚- 170˚C)

Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)

ASTM D-648

°F

200

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

ASTM D-696

in/(in-°F ) x 10-5

3.5 E-05 in/in/˚F

Thermal Conductivity

ASTM C-177

BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-°F)

1.45 Btu in/ft^2 hr. ˚F

Smoke Density Rating

ASTM D-2843

%

13.5

Self-Ignition Temperature

ASTM D-1929

°F

750˚F

Flame Spread Index

ASTM E-84

140

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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.