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Arkema Plexiglas® ELiT II

Plexiglas ELiT II EDGE-LIT TECHNOLOGY ACRYLIC SHEET Plexiglas ELiT II acrylic sheet is a melt calendared acrylic APPLICATIONS sheet that has the ability to diffuse light coming from light n Poster boxes or light boxes sources located at the edges of the sheet. Light is diffused towards the front face creating bright and evenly illuminated display panels. This effect is achieved through technology that will reorient the light source towards the surface n Illuminated signs for airports subways train stations bus shelters and terminals of the sheet. n Display panels for restaurants hotels department stores banks movie theaters and casinos PRODUCT OFFERING n Menu boards or information directory panels Thickness Sheet Size 0.157 51 x 100 0.197 51 x 120 0.236 0.315 0.394 Custom sizes available upon request. FEATURES n Can utilize either Fluorescent or LED light sources n Edge Lit technology allows for extremely thin frames for light boxes n Can be edge lit from one or two sides depending on sheet size n Weatherability is comparable to standard Plexiglas MC sheet Plexiglas ELiT II EDGE-LIT TECHNOLOGY ACRYLIC SHEET TYPICAL STANDARD PROPERTIES - Plexiglas ELiT II RECOMMENDATIONS TEST METHOD UNIT VALUE n Diamond-polish the edges of Plexiglas ELiT II sheet to maximize the amount of light entering the panel. in 0.197 n Specific Gravity ASTM D-792 --- 1.19 Rockwell Hardness ASTM D-785 M scale 90 When choosing a light source use the highest correlated color temperature available. A 6500K light source best replicates that of daylight. n Place reflective materials such as Mylar films around each light source to maximize the amount of light directed into the sheet edges. This can boost lighting efficiency up to 20. n Utilize metalized reflective adhesive tapes 3M silver polyester film tape 850 to cover the non-illuminated edges to prevent light from escaping the panel. n Avoid gluing or bonding any materials to Plexiglas ELiT II sheet which could inhibit its light transmitting pr

operties. n If forming Plexiglas ELiT II sheet do not exceed a 20 radius of curvature. This will minimize the light diffusing effect. n Be careful not to scratch the surface of Plexiglas ELiT II sheet as this will show up as a bright spot when the panel is lit. PROPERTIES PHYSICAL Nominal Thickness for data unless otherwise noted OPTICAL Refractive Index ND 73F ASTM D-542 --- Luminous Transmittance1 ASTM D-1003 1.49 92.0 Haze1 ASTM D-1003 7.0 MECHANICAL Tensile Strength maximum ASTM D-638 psi 10200 Tensile Strength yield ASTM D-638 psi 10200 Tensile Elongation ASTM D-638 4.5 Tensile Modulus of Elasticity ASTM D-638 psi 450000 Flexural Strength maximum ASTM D-790 psi 15000 Flexural Modulus of Elasticity ASTM D-790 psi 450000 Notched Izod Impact 73F 23C ASTM D-256 ft-lb in 0.3 Un-notched Charpy 73F 23C ASTM D-256 ft-lb 0.5x1 section 7.0 n Utilize graphics made of double printed paper polyester Duratrans or vinyl to improve light diffusion and color contrast. Deflection Temperature under Flexural Load 264psi unannealed1 ASTM D-648 F 200 n Coefficient of Thermal Expansion at 60F ASTM E-831 in in F x 10-5 3.6 A white backing material for a one-sided sign will enhance illumination through the opposite surface. Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature NA F 170 190 n Recommended Thermoforming Temperature NA F 275 350 If illuminating a sign between 24 48 in length light sources on both edges are preferred. Signs less than 24 in length can be illuminated from one edge. THERMAL FLAMMABILITY2 SPECIFICATION COMPLIANCE Self Ignition Temperature ASTM D-1929 F 860 Standard Specification for PMMA Acrylic Plastic Sheet ASTM D-4802 --- Category B-1 Finish 1 Data given are average values and should not be used for specification purposes. 1. This property will change with thickness.. The value given is for the thickness indicated in the column heading unless otherwise noted. 2. Flammability tests are small scale tests and may not be indicative of how materials

will perform in an actual situation. Plexiglas ELiT II 1 Acrylic Sheet Edge-Lit Technology 3 9 4 5 6 7 1 Plexiglas acrylic plastic is a combustible thermoplastic. Observe fire precautions appropriate for comparable forms of wood and paper. For building uses check code approvals. Impact resistance is a factor of thickness. Avoid exposure to heat or aromatic solvents. Clean with soap and water. Avoid abrasives. The statements technical information and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof. Since the conditions and methods of use of the product and of the information referred to herein are beyond our control Arkema expressly disclaims any and all liability as to any results obtained or arising from any use of the product or reliance on such information NO WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IS MADE CONCERNING THE GOODS DESCRIBED OR THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN. The information provided herein relates only to the specific product designated and may not be applicable when such product is used in combination with other materials or in any process. The user should thoroughly test any application before commercialization. Nothing contained herein constitutes a license to practice under any patent and it should not be construed as an inducement to infringe any patent and the user is advised to take appropriate steps to be sure that any proposed use of the product will not result in patent infringement. See MSDS for Health Safety Considerations. Altuglas and Plexiglas are registered trademarks of Arkema. 2013 Arkema Inc. All rights reserved. ROC 213 8 2 1. Diamond polished edge 2. Reflective white backing for one-sided signs 3. Reflective adhesive tape 4. Plexiglas white diffusing sheet optional 5. Plexiglas ELiT II acrylic sheet 6. Reflective frame 7. Light Source 8. Graphic 9. Plexiglas colorless sheet covering optional