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ARGOTHANE®
ALIPHATIC POLYCAPROLACTONE TPU Typical Physical Properties

Argotec
Number
Film Type
Description
Physical
Property
Test
Method
Units Test
Value
46510
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  • Thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
  • Uses: paint & metal protection
  • Extrusion method: flat die
  • Gauge: 1.0-12 mils (25-300 microns)
  • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
  • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
  • Smooth and matte surfaces
  • Hardest polycaprolactone
  • UV resistant
  • No additives
Hardness D-2240 Shore 60 D
Tensile strength D-412 psi 7000
Elongation at break % 450
Gloss OTM 3-309
60 >80
UV resistance A101 No change
at 3000 hours
49510
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  • Thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
  • Uses: paint & metal protection
  • Extrusion method: flat die
  • Gauge: 2.5-12 mils (62.5-300 microns)
  • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
  • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
  • Smooth and matte surfaces
  • Hard polycaprolactone
  • UV resistant
  • No additives
Hardness D-2240 Shore 93 A
Tensile strength D-412 psi 5000
Elongation at break % 550
Gloss OTM 3-309
60 >80
UV resistance A101 No change
at 3000 hours







46510-
ArgoGraph

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  • Thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
  • Uses: premium graphic film overlaminate
  • Extrusion method: flat die cast on
  • 2-mil PET carrier
  • Gauge: 1.0 mil (25 microns)
  • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
  • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
  • Gloss and matte surfaces
  • Conformable
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Excellent low temperature flexibility
  • UV resistant (3-5 year outdoor durability)
  • No additives - consistent, excellent adhesive compatability
  • Halogen free
Taber abrasion
D-10442
grams
<3.5
Tensile strength
D-412 psi
7000
Elongation at break
%
450
Gloss
OTM 3-309
60 >80
Haze
D-1003
%
<1
Surface tension
D-2578
dyne/cm
<35
UV resistance

A101 YI after 5000 hrs

Results pending







49510-60DV

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  • Thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
  • Uses: surface protection for outdoor applications requiring UV resistance
  • Extrusion method: flat-die, multilayer construction
  • Gauge: 5-12 mils (125-300 microns)
  • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
  • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
  • Carrier: 2-mil PET
  • Gloss surface
  • Combines soft and hard polycaprolactones
  • UV resistant
  • No additives or processing aids

BASE LAYER
Hardness
D-2240
Shore A 93
Tensile strength

D-412
psi
MPa
5000
34.47
Elongation at break
%
550
UV resistance
A101
No change at 3000 hrs
SURFACE LAYER
Hardness
D-2240
Shore D
60
Tensile strength

D-412
psi
MPa
7000
48.26
Elongation at break %
450
UV resistance
A101
No change at 3000 hrs

 

 

 

 

49510-
60DV-AM

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  • Thermoplastic polyurethane
  • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
  • Antimicrobial technology
  • Uses: surface protection for electronic displays, touch screens & other shared-surface applications
  • Extrusion method: flat-die, multilayer construction
  • Gauge: 6.0 mils (150 microns)
  • Width: 50 - 62 inches (1.3 - 1.6 meters)
  • Length: up to 500 non-spliced yards
  • Gloss surface
  • Combines soft and hard polycaprolactones
  • UV resistant, non-yellowing
  • Tough, durable, abrasion & chip resistant
  • Optimal PSA anchorage
  • Plasticizer free
  • Halogen free
  • Self healing
BASE LAYER
Hardness
D-2240
Shore A
93
Tensile strength

 

D-412

psi
MPA
5000
34.47
Elongation at break
%
550
SURFACE LAYER
Hardness D-2240
Shore D 60
Tensile strength

 

D-412

psi
MPa
7000
48.26
Elongation at break
%
450
Antimicrobial activity3
JIS Z-2801 99.9% Reduction in
E. Coli & Staph


1 QUV using UVA bulb, 4 hours 50C UV exposure, 4 hours 60C condensation.
2 Taber abrasion H-22 wheel, 1000 gm weight, 1000 cycles.
3  EPA Notice 2000-1 and JIS Z-2801 test reports available upon request.