For signage, point-of-purchase displays and skylights, OPTIX SG acrylic sheet provides excellent forming characteristics with detailed vacuum definition, high optical clarity and superb weatherability. Plaskolite stocks OPTIX SG in various thicknesses, sheet sizes and colors. For increased durability, DURAPLEX SG05 - medium impact modified acrylic and DURAPLEX SG10 - high impact modified acrylic are also 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: .060" - 1.000"
- Width: 5" - 105"
- Length: 14" - 216"
- Features: Weatherable
- Better weatherability, color, gloss and clarity than polycarbonate
- Superior forming characteristics
|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.