SheetOPTIX Thin Gauge Acrylic

Crystal clear and incredibly strong, OPTIX Thin Gauge acrylic sheet is engineered specifically for use in today’s electronic applications. Each sheet of Plaskolite OPTIX Thin Gauge is supplied with a low-residue film masking for optical applications

Run-to-Size Capabilities

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

Impact modified available with abrasion resistant coating

Widths available up to to 58"

Thickness range from .031" - .039"

Physical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Specific Gravity/Relative Density

ASTM D792

1.19

Optical Refractive Index

ASTM D542

1.49

Light Transmission -Total

ASTM D1003

%

92

Light Transmission - Haze

ASTM D1003

%

2

Sound Transmission

ASTM E90 / E413

dB

27

Water Absorption

ASTM D570

%

0.4

Mold Shrinkage

ASTM D955

mils/in

2-6

Mechanical

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

11,030

Tensile Elongation – Max.

ASTM D638

%

5.8

Tensile Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D638

psi

490,000

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

17,000

Flexural Modulus of Elasticity

ASTM D790

psi

490,000

Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.4

Izod Impact Strength – Milled Notch

ASTM D256

ft-lb/in Notch

0.28

Tensile Impact Strength

ASTM D1822

ft-lb/in2

20

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 0 cycles

ASTM D1044

Haze, %

0

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 10 cycles

ASTM D1044

Haze, %

11.2

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 50 cycles

ASTM D1044

Haze, %

24

Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 200 cycles

ASTM D1044

Haze, %

24.9

Rockwell Hardness

ASTM D785

M-95

Thermal

TEST METHOD

UNITS

OPTIX

Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature

°F

170-190

Softening Temperature

°F

210-220

Melting Temperature

°F

300-315

Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)

ASTM D648

°F

203

Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa)

ASTM D648

°F

207

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

ASTM D696

in/in/°F

3.0x10-5

Thermal Conductivity

ASTM C177

BTU-ft/ft2/hr/°F

0.075

Flammability (Burning Rate)

ASTM D635

in/minute

1.019

Flammability

UL 94

HB

Smoke Density Rating

ASTM D2843

%

3.4

Self-Ignition Temperature

ASTM D1929

°F

833

Flame Spread Index

ASTM E84

115

Smoke Developed Index

ASTM E84

550

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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.