Physical Properties for VIVAK® PETG Sheet

VIVAK® PETG Sheet

VIVAK ® sheet is a transparent thermoplastic sheet. In the point of purchase industry, VIVAK Sheet is the

brand and market leader for all clear plastics. Among its advantages, VIVAK Sheet offers superior impact

 strength over acrylic and cost effectiveness compared to polycarbonate. VIVAK Sheet offers deep draws,

complex die-cuts and punches easily and can be bonded or fastened with adhesive, ultrasonic welding, or

rivets. In addition, VIVAK Sheet is easily decorated by painting, silk screening, and hot stamping. Easy to

 fabricate, form, bond, and decorate, VIVAK Sheet is well suited for a variety of purchase and sigh applications.

Applications

Typical applications include video tape shelves, greeting card displays, revolving merchandise rack, indoor

signs, point of purchase displays, menu displays, photo frames, and slat wall inventory displays.

Property

Vivak® Sheet

Units

Test Method

General

Specific Gravity

Water Absorption after 24 hr

 

1.27

0.2

 

-

%

 

ASTM D792

ASTM D570

Mechanical

Tensile Strength, Ultimate .125”

Tensile Modulus .125”

Flexural Strength .125”

Flexural Modulus .125”

Izod Impact Notched .125 at 73”

Izod Impact Notched .125 at 32”

Drop Dart Impact .250” at 73”

Rockwell Hardness

Shear Strength

Compressive Strength

 

7,700

320,000

11,200

310,000

1.7

1.2

83

115

9,000

8,000

 

psi

psi

psi

psi

ft-lb/in

ft-lb/in

ft-lb

R scale

psi

psi

 

ASTM D-638

ASTM D-638

ASTM D790

ASTM D-790

ASTM D-256

ASTM D-256

ASTM D-3763

ASTM D-785

ASTM D-732

ASTM D-895

Thermal

Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi

Heat Deflection Temperature  @ 66 psi

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Flammability =.080”

Glass transition Temperature

Forming Temperature

 

157

164

3.8

HB

178

280-320

 

°F

°F

in/in/°FX10-5

-

°F

°F

 

ASTM D-648

ASTM D-648

ASTM D-696

UL 94

-

-

Optical

Light  Transmission

Refractive Index

Haze

 

86

1.57

1.0

 

%

-

%

 

ASTM D-1003

ASTM D-542

ASTM D-1003

Electrical

Dielectric Constant, 1kHz

Dielectric. 1 mHz

Dielectric Strength

 

2.6

2.4

410

 

-

-

V/mil

 

ASTM D-150

ASTM D-150

ASTM D-149

Recycle code 2 Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol Modified 
Sheffield Plastic Inc. will not be responsible for the use of this information relative to actual application.
Users must make 
their own determination of its suitability for their specific application. No warranty is
made for the fitness of any product,
and nothing herein waives any of the seller’s condition of sale.

Article Title:
Physical Properties for VIVAK® PETG Sheet
Article Summary:
Physical, Mechanical, Thermal, Optical, and Electrical Typical Properties.
Article Date:
1/20/2009
Article ID:
537
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