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Polyester film with matt coating on the front side suitable for window printing with UV and 2 component lacquers. High UV and outdoor stability. No stipulation on the order of printing. Reverse side with 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.

Cut sheets

Art. NumberNominal thickness (mm)Packing quantity
48032.130.xxxxx0.13100PDF
48032.180.xxxxx0.18100PDF
48032.250.xxxxx0.25100PDF

Rolls

Art. NumberLength (m)Nominal thickness (mm)
48032.130.xxxxx1000.13PDF
48032.180.xxxxx1000.18PDF
48032.250.xxxxx1000.25PDF

Technical data

Characteristic

  • Ink receptive coating
  • Suitable for window printing
  • Good light resistance properties
  • With UV protection

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.

Properties

PropertyTest MethodValue
ThicknessFolex method0,13 - 0,145mm (0,13mm), 0,18-0,195mm (0,18mm), 0,255-0,27mm (0,25mm)
Optical
HazeASTM D1003-7765 - 80%
Gloss level (60°)ASTM D2457-70, ASTM D52313 - 17 GU
ThicknessFolex method0,13 - 0,14mm (0,13mm), 0,18-0,195mm (0,18mm), 0,255-0,27mm (0,25mm)
TransmissionASTM D1003-7790 - 91%
Yellowness IndexDIN 61671,20 (0,13mm), 1,52 (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 methodgood
Electrical
Breakdown Voltage1ASTM D 14916,5 kV (0,13mm)/ 19,0 kV (0,18mm)
Thermal
Shrinkage TD130°C 30 min Folex method< 0,7%
Shrinkage MD130°C 30 min Folex method< 0,7%
Maximum processing temperature120°C
Maximum use temp45°C/ 80°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 B46.11,0 - 1,5 µm
Scratch resistanceFolex methodgood
Surface tension front sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257835 ± 2 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)

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