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Vivak (PETG)

Vivak (PETG) copolyester from San Diego Plastics, Inc.

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VIVAK is a transparent, thermoplastic sheet used widely in the point of purchase industry. VIVAK is the brand and market leader for PETG products. Among its advantages, VIVAK PETG products offer superior impact strength over acrylic and cost effectiveness compared to polycarbonate, and offers deep draws, complex die-cuts, and precise molded-in details without sacrificing structural integrity. It die-cuts and punches easily, and can be bonded or fastened with adhesives, ultrasonic welding, or rivets. In addition, VIVAK is easily decorated by painting, silk screening, or hot stamping. Easy to fabricate, form, bond, and decorate, VIVAK PETG sheet products are well suited for a variety of point of purchase and other applications.

VIVAK  is a transparent copolyester that offers a unique balance of physical properties and ease of fabrication.

VIVAK  is the ideal material for applications that require deep draws, complex die cuts and precise molded-in details without sacrificing structural integrity. It can also be easily decorated by painting, silk screening or hot stamping. VIVAK is heavily used in the POP display and store fixture industries.

Plaskolite's line of PETG sheet complies with the FDA requirements for food contact. 

STOCK AND NON-STOCK COLORS AND PATTERNS

clear vivak
CLEAR
black vivak
BLACK
white vivak
WHITE
smoke vivak
SMOKE
frost vivak
FROST
haircell vivak
HAIR CELL
matte vivak
MATTE
satin vivak
SATIN

Vivak details

 

STOCK ITEMS:

Item # Finishes Thickness (in.) Size (in.) Sq. Ft. Pack Qty. Skid Qty. Masking
PE20025A Clear FDA-Approved .020 48" x 96" 32 N/A 240 Joggable Film
PE20027A Clear Non-FDA .030 48" x 96" 32 N/A 170 Joggable Film
PE20005A Clear FDA-Approved .040 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Joggable Film
PE20006A Clear FDA-Approved .060 48" x 96" 32 N/A 160 Joggable Film
PE22000A Clear FDA-Approved .060 60" x 96" 40 N/A 64 Joggable Film
PE50008A Satin FDA-Approved .060 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Clear Hi-Tak/Joggable Film
P350031A Satin FDA-Approved .060 48" x 96" 32 10 N/A Clear Hi-Tak/Joggable Film
PE20007A Clear FDA-Approved .080 48" x 96" 32 N/A 120 Joggable Film
PE20009A Clear FDA-Approved .100 48" x 96" 32 N/A 100 Joggable Film
PE22002A Clear FDA-Approved .118 60" x 96" 40 N/A 32 Joggable Film
PE20010A Clear FDA-Approved .118 48" x 96" 32 N/A 80 Joggable Film
PE22003A Clear FDA-Approved .177 60" x 96" 40 N/A 22 Joggable Film
PE20011A Clear FDA-Approved .177 48" x 96" 32 N/A 54 Joggable Film
PE20019A Clear FDA-Approved .220 48" x 96" 32 N/A 45 Joggable Film
PE20012A Clear FDA-Approved .236 48" x 96" 32 N/A 20 Joggable Film
PE20013A Clear FDA-Approved .375 48" x 96" 32 N/A 13 Joggable Film
PE21092A Clear FDA-Approved .500 48" x 96" 32 N/A 15 Makro

PROPERTIES:

Physical Test method Units VIVAK PETG
Specific Gravity/Relative Density ASTM D-792 1.27
Optical Refractive Index ASTM D-542 nD 1.57
Light Transmission -Total ASTM D-1003 % 86
Light Transmission - Haze ASTM D-1003 % 1.0
Water Absorption ASTM D-570 % By wt 0.2
Mechanical Test method Units VIVAK PETG
Tensile Strength ASTM D-638 psi 7,700
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity ASTM D-638 psi 320,300
Flexural Strength ASTM D-790 psi 11,200
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity ASTM D-790 psi 310,000
Dielectric Constant ASTM D-150 @1kHz 2.6
Dielectric Contstant ASTM D-150 @1mHz 2.4
Dielectric Strength ASTM D-149 volts/mil 410
Compressive Strength ASTM D-695 psi 8,000
Shear Strength ASTM D-732 psi 9,000
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D-785 R-115
Thermal Test method Units VIVAK PETG
Deflection Temperature 264 psi (1.8 MPa) ASTM D-648 F 157
Deflection Temperature 66 psi (0.45 MPa) ASTM D-648 F 164
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion - 30 to 30C ASTM D-696 in/(in-F ) x 10-5 3.8
Thermal Conductivity ASTM C-177 BTU-ft/(hr-ft2-F) 0.13
Flammability (Burning Rate) ASTM D-635 In/minute 0.06
Flammability UL 94 HB
Smoke Density Rating ASTM D-2843 % 53.8
Self-Ignition Temperature ASTM D-1929 F 880
Flame Spread Index ASTM E84 85
Smoke Developed Index ASTM E84 450
Glasss Transition Temperature ASTM D-3418 psi 178

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.



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