OPTIX Thick Gauge Acrylic
Thick gauge acrylic sheet by Plaskolite is available from .500" to 1.00'. Crystal clear and impact resistant, thick gauge sheet is used in a variety of applications including point-of-purchase displays, furniture and architectural glazing. Available in clear and colors with custom colors available.
Stock & Non-Stock Colors
*Colors on screen may not reflect exact matches to physical sheets.
*Custom colors available.
*Non-Stock colors, patterns or sizes may require a minimum quantity order.
- Thickness: .500" - 1.000"
- Width: 24" - 60"
- Length: 48" - 96"
- Run-to-Size sheet offered
- 10-year limited warranty against yellowing
|Physical||Test method||Units||OPTIX||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG05 (50%)||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG10 (100%)|
|Specific Gravity/Relative Density||ASTM D-792||1.19||1.17||1.15|
|Optical Refractive Index||ASTM D-542||nD||1.49|
|Light Transmission -Total||ASTM D-1003||%||92||92||90|
|Light Transmission - Haze||ASTM D-1003||%||2||2||>3|
|Sound Transmission||ASTM E90 / E413||db||27|
|Water Absorption||ASTM D-570||% By wt||0.4||0.3||0.3|
|Mold Shrinkage||ASTM D-955||mils/in||3-6||3-6|
|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|
|Mechanical||Test method||Units||OPTIX||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG05 (50%)||DURAPLEX OPTIX SG10 (100%)|
|Tensile Strength||ASTM D-638||psi||11,030||8,000||5,600|
|Tensile Elongation – Max.||ASTM D-638||%||5.8|
|Tensile Modulus of Elasticity||ASTM D-638||psi||490,000||340,000||250,000|
|Flexural Strength||ASTM D-790||psi||17,000||12,000||8,300|
|Flexural Modulus of Elasticity||ASTM D-790||psi||490,000|
|Izod Impact Strength – Molded Notch||ASTM D-256||ft-lb/in Notch||0.4||0.7||1.1|
|Izod Impact Strength – Milled Notch||ASTM D-256||ft-lb/in Notch||0.28|
|Ball Drop Impact||Pass||Pass|
|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||M-68||M-46|
|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 - 30 to 30°C||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 E84||115|
|Smoke Developed Index||ASTM E84||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.