Menu

Clear Films

GO-CL VP

Clear Polyester film with double sided ink receptive coating. Material is available with thicknesses of 0.13 mm, 0.18 mm and 0.25 mm. Available in sheets and rolls. Sheets available in standard packing unit or on demand. All sheets are equipped with interleaving paper as standard. Options such as self-adhesive protective film is available but will be an additional cost. Protective film on first side is colourless, when second side is covered with protective film as well it is a blue transparent film.

Cut sheets

Art. NumberNominal thickness (mm)Packing quantity
4813x.130.xxxxx0.13100PDF
4813x.180.xxxxx0.18100PDF
4813x.250.xxxxx0.25100PDF

Rolls

Art. NumberLength (m)Nominal thickness (mm)
4813x.130.xxxxx1000.13PDF
4813x.180.xxxxx1000.18PDF
4813x.250.xxxxx1000.25PDF

Technical data

Characteristic

  • Ink receptive coating
  • Suitable for textured laquers

Excellent chemical resistance to common industrial solvents and household chemicals - please refer to Folex "Chemical Resistance Datasheet".


Folex products can be printed digital and screen in many cases with excellent results. We offer improved versions dedicated for digital printing.

Finish

  • Clear

Properties

PropertyTest MethodValue
ThicknessFolex method0,12 - 0,13mm (0,13mm), 0,17-0,18mm (0,18mm), 0,24-0,26mm (0,25mm)
Optical
HazeASTM D1003-77< 1%
TransmissionASTM D1003-7790-92%
Yellowness IndexDIN 61670,4 (0,13mm), 0,7 (0,18mm)
Mechanical
EmbossingFolex methodpossible
Tensile strength at breakASTM D 882170 N/mm2
Switch lifeFolex method according to DIN 42115> 5 Mio. flexes
adhesion of coatingFolex methodpassed
Chemical
Chemical stabilityFolex methodpartly resistant
Electrical
Breakdown Voltage1ASTM D 14916,5 kV (0,13mm)/ 19,0 kV (0,18mm)
Thermal
Shrinkage TD130°C 30 min Folex method< 1,0%
Shrinkage MD130°C 30 min Folex method< 1,0%
Maximum processing temperature120°C
Maximum use temp45°C/ 70°C (with embossing/ without embossing at 50%RH without condensation)
Minimum use temp0°C/ -20°C (with embossing/ without embossing at 50%RH without condensation)
Melting temperature1ASTM E794-85255°C
Surface
Roughness RaEN ISO 4287, ASME B46.10,2 - 0,4 µm
Scratch resistanceFolex methodpartly resistant
Surface tension front sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257838 - 41 mN/m
Surface tension reverse sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257838 - 41 mN/m

1 Data derived from base film Polyester manufacturer's literature

Specifications

Nominal thickness (mil)5.2
Nominal thickness (mm)0.13
Base MaterialPolyester
Packing quantity 100

Product Applications

  • Suitable for Membrane Switches, sign production as well as for production of labels

Handling

  • Preliminary testing necessary by customer

Storage

  • Once packaging is opened, store at a room temperature of 15 - 25°C and at a humidity of 30 - 60 %
  • Shelf life 1 year after delivery (under above storage conditions)

Downloads (PDF)