Crystal clear, impact- and weather-resistant, OPTIX is a continuously processed, high quality acrylic sheet. High molecular weight makes OPTIX ideal for almost any type of fabrication or glazing, while special UV stabilization protects the sheet from yellowing. Backed by a 10-year limited warranty, OPTIX is available in a wide range of thicknesses and sizes.
- Thickness: .040" - 1.000"
- Width: 5" - 104"
- Length: 14" - 216"
- Features: Weatherable
- Run-to-Size sheet offered
- Available in a standard thickness range from .040" - 1.0"
|Specific Gravity/Relative Density||ASTM D-792||1.19|
|Optical Refractive Index||ASTM D-542||1.49|
|Light Transmission -Total||ASTM D-1003||%||92|
|Light Transmission - Haze||ASTM D-1003||%||2|
|Sound Transmission||ASTM E90 / E413||db||27|
|Water Absorption||ASTM D-570||% By wt||0.4|
|Mold Shrinkage||ASTM D-955||mils/in||2-6|
|Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Isopropyl Alcohol||ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997||psi||900|
|Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Lacquer Thinner||ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997||psi||500|
|Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Toluene||ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997||psi||1,300|
|Resistance to Stress - Critical Crazing Stress to: Solvesso 100||ARTC Modification of MIL-P6997||psi||1,600|
|Tensile Strength||ASTM D-638||psi||11,030|
|Tensile Elongation – Max.||ASTM D-638||%||5.8|
|Tensile Modulus of Elasticity||--||psi||490,000|
|Flexural Strength||ASTM D-790||psi||17,000|
|Flexural Modulus of Elasticity||ASTM D-790||psi||490,000|
|Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch||ASTM D-256||ft-lb/in Notch||0.4|
|Izod Impact Strength – Milled Notch||ASTM D-256||ft-lb/in Notch||0.28|
|Tensile Impact Strength||ASTM D-1822||ft-lb/in2||20|
|Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 0 cycles||ASTM D-1044||Haze, %||0|
|Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 10 cycles||ASTM D-1044||Haze, %||11.2|
|Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 50 cycles||ASTM D-1044||Haze, %||24|
|Abrasion Resistance - Change in Haze - 200 cycles||ASTM D-1044||Haze, %||24.9|
|Rockwell Hardness||ASTM D-785||M-95|
|Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature||°F||170-190|
|Melt Flow Rate||ASTM D-1238||g/10 min.||1.5|
|Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)||ASTM D-648||°F||203|
|Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa)||ASTM D-648||°F||207|
|Coefficient of Thermal Expansion||ASTM D-696||in/(in-°F ) x 10-5||3.0|
|Thermal Conductivity||ASTM C-177||BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-°F)||0.075|
|Flammability (Burning Rate)||ASTM D-635||In/minute||1.019|
|Smoke Density Rating||ASTM D-2843||%||3.4|
|Self-Ignition Temperature||ASTM D-1929||°F||833|
|Flame Spread Index||ASTM E-84||115|
|Smoke Developed Index||ASTM E-84||550|
These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.