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Fluoropolymer

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Engravable Sign Film and Sheet

Electro-Conductive & Static Dissipative

 

 

Average Properties of
Rowlar™
Fluoropolymer Film for Photovoltaic Glazing


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  Physical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Specific Gravity
G-792
---
1.78
Water Absorption
D-570
%
.03 - .05
Falling Sand Abrasion Resistance
D-968
liters/mil
120
Area Factor
ft2/lb/mil
108
  Optical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Light Transmission
D-1003
%
>93
Haze
D-1003
%
<9
Index of Refraction
D-542
1.42
  Mechanical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
     
MD/TD
   Nominal Thickness
   0.002 inches 
     
Tensile Strength Yield
D-882
psi
4250/4200
Tensile Strength Break
D-882
psi
9700/6700
Elongation
D-882
%
620/650
Tensile Modulus
D-882
kpsi
100/120
Tear Strength Initial
D-1004
(gf/mm)
590/550
       
   Nominal Thickness
   0.004 inches
     
Tensile Strength Yield
D-882
psi
4300/4100
Tensile Strength Break
D-882
psi
9400/7200
Elongation
D-882
%
610/590
Tensile Modulus
D-882
kpsi
125/130
Tear Strength Initial
D-1004
(gf/mm)
610/590
  Thermal
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Melt Temperature
D-3418
ºF (ºC)
320-342
(160-172)
Continuous Use Temp Range
ºF (ºC)
-40 to 248
(-40 to 120)
Short Cycle Use Temp
ºF (ºC)
Up to 302 (150)
Linear Exp. Coefficient
D-696
in/in/ºF (mm/mm/ºC)
7x10-5
(13x10-5)
  Electrical
ASTM Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Dielectric Strength
D-149
kV/mm
1.3 - 1.5
Dielectric Constant
R150
3.2-10.2
   100 MHz - 100 Hz @ 23ºC      
Volume Resistivity
D-257/DC
ohm-cm
1x1015- 1x1016
  Flammability
Test Method
Units
Typical Values
Limiting Oxygen Index
ASTM D-2868
% O2
42
   Burning Rate
UL 94
VTM 0

 


Rowlar™ Fluoropolymer Film for Photovoltaic Glazing Product Description