Scratch resistant polyester film with clear coating on the front side suitable for structured printing with UV lacquers. The reverse side has an ink receptive coating.
Material is available with a thickness of 0.13 mm and 0.18 mm. Available in sheets and rolls. Sheets available in standard packing unit or on demand. All sheets and rolls are equipped with blue self-adhesive protective film on the reverse side as standard.
|Art. Number||Nominal thickness (mm)||Packing quantity|
|Art. Number||Length (m)||Nominal thickness (mm)|
- 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.
|Thickness||Folex method||0.13 - 0.14mm (0,13mm), 0.18 - 0.195mm (0,18mm)|
|Haze||ASTM D1003-77||0,3 - 1,5%|
|Gloss level (60°)||ASTM D2457-70, ASTM D523||135 - 145 (20°) GU|
|Total luminous transmission||ASTM D1003-77||92 - 94%|
|Yellowness Index||DIN 6167||0,6 (0,13mm), 0,66 (0,18mm)|
|Tensile strength at break||ASTM D 882||170 N/mm2|
|Switch life||Folex method according to DIN 42115||> 5 Mio. flexes|
|Abrasion test||Folex method||Delta Haze: 0.58-2.24|
|adhesion of coating||Folex method||passed|
|Chemical stability||Folex method||good|
|Dielectric strength1||ASTM D149-81||16,5 kV (0,13mm)/ 19,0 kV (0,18mm)|
|Shrinkage TD||130°C 30 min Folex method||< 0,5%|
|Shrinkage MD||130°C 30 min Folex method||< 1%|
|Maximum processing temperature||120°C|
|Max. use temp||45°C/ 70°C (with embossing/ without embossing)2|
|Min. use temp||0°C/ -20°C (with embossing/ without embossing)2|
|Melting temperature1||ASTM E794-85||255°C|
|Roughness Ra||EN ISO 4287, ASME B46.1||0,04 - 0,4 µm|
|Pencil hardness||Folex method||3 H|
|Scratch resistance||Folex method||good|
|Surface tension front side||DIN 53364, ASTM D2578||35 - 38 mN/m|
|Surface tension reverse side||DIN 53364, ASTM D2578||38 ± 2 mN/m|
1 Data derived from base film Polyester manufacturer's literature
2at 50°C without condensation, based on the recommendation of the "Fachgemeinschaft Eingabesysteme"
|Nominal thickness (mil)||5.2|
|Nominal thickness (mm)||0.13|
- Suitable for Membrane Switches, sign production as well as for production of labels
- 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)