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PC-HC

Clear polycarbonate film with scratch resistant coating on the front side.

Material is available with a thickness of 0.18 mm.

Available in sheets and rolls. All sheets and rolls are equipped with clear self-adhesive protective film on the hard coat side and green self-adhesive protective film on the reverse side as standard.

Cut sheets

Art. NumberNominal thickness (mm)Packing quantity
45912.180.xxxxx0.18100PDF

Rolls

Art. NumberLength (m)Nominal thickness (mm)
45912.180.xxxxx1000.18PDF

Technical data

Characteristic

  • Ink receptive coating
  • Suitable for textured laquers

Good chemical resistance. Please refer to Folex "Chemical Resistance Datasheet".


Folex products can be printed digital and screen in many cases with excellent results.

Properties

PropertyTest MethodValue
ThicknessFolex method0.18 - 0.19 mm
Optical
HazeASTM D1003-770.1 - 0.5%
Gloss level (60°)ASTM D2457-70, ASTM D523175 - 190 (20°) GU
Total luminous transmissionASTM D1003-7791 - 92.5%
Yellowness IndexDIN 61670.5 - 0.6
Mechanical
EmbossingFolex methodpossible
Tensile strength at break1ASTM D 88265 N/mm2
Switch lifeFolex method according to DIN 42115 pending
Abrasion testFolex methodDelta Haze: 0.5-5.5
Adhesion of coatingFolex methodpassed
Electrical
Dielectric strength1IEC 2435.25 kV
Chemical
Chemical stabilityFolex methodgood
Thermal
Shrinkage TD130°C 30 min Folex method< 0,35%
Shrinkage MD130°C 30 min Folex method< 0,35%
Maximum processing temperature125°C
Max. use tempnot specified
Min. use tempnot specified
Surface
Roughness RaEN ISO 4287, ASME B46.10.1 - 0.3 µm
Scratch resistanceFolex methodvery good
Surface tension front sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257835 - 38 mN/m
Surface tension reverse sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257835 ± 3 mN/m

1 Data derived from base film Polcarbonate manufacturer's literature

Specifications

Nominal thickness (mil)7.2
Nominal thickness (mm)0.18
Base MaterialPolycarbonat
Packing quantity 100

Product Applications

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

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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