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GO-HC/AN

Scratch-resistant polyester film with a hardcoat on the front side suitable for structured printing with UV lacquers. The reverse side has an ink receptive coating for screen printing inks. In addition it has a slightly opaque micro rough surface to avoid Newton‘s rings. 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 are equipped with interleaving paper as standard.

Cut sheets

Art. NumberNominal thickness (mm)Packing quantity
48294.130.xxxxx0.13100PDF
48294.180.xxxxx0.18100PDF

Rolls

Art. NumberLength (m)Nominal thickness (mm)
48294.130.xxxxx1000.13PDF
48294.180.xxxxx1000.18PDF

Technical data

Characteristic

  • Ink receptive coating
  • Suitable for textured laquers

Finish

  • Clear

Properties

PropertyTest MethodValue
Optical
HazeASTM D1003-775 - 15%
Gloss level (60°)ASTM D2457-70, ASTM D523120 - 145 GU (20°, HC-Seite)
Mechanical
EmbossingFolex methodpossible
Tensile strength at breakASTM D 882170 N/mm2
Switch lifeFolex method according to DIN 42115 > 5 Mio. flexes
Chemical
Chemical stabilityFolex methodvery good
Thermal
Shrinkage TD130°C 30 min Folex method< 0,5%
Shrinkage MD130°C 30 min Folex method< 1,0%
Maximum processing temperature120°C
Melting temperature1ASTM E794-85255°C
Surface
Roughness RaEN ISO 4287, ASME B46.10,04-0,4 µm
Surface hardnessFolex method3 H
Scratch resistanceFolex methodvery good
Surface tension front sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257835 - 38 mN/m
Surface tension reverse sideDIN 53364, ASTM D257838 ± 2 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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