General Formulations Etch Glass Film




General Formulations Etch Glass Film

General Formulations Etch Glass Film
3.0 mil High Performance Calendered Etch Glass Film.
• 7 year outdoor durability.
• Acrylic clear permanent adhesion on a 78lb liner.
• Designed to simulate etched or sandblasted glass in commercial and residential applications.
• 2 embossed patterns: 790 Light Fine Etch Glass and 791 Dark Course Etch Glass.

These products are 3.0-mil decorative polymeric flexible vinyl films coated with a solvent based permanent acrylic
pressure sensitive adhesive with a 78 # liner. These products are designed to give the frosted effect or an impression of
etched, cut or sandblasted glass. Used in decorative design applications including shop windows, glass doors, and glass-

like surfaces. The adhesive is a clear acrylic pressure sensitive designed to long term application to glass. The 78 # liner
offers an excellent base for cutting and a release system that provides excellent weeding characteristics.

Application This product is recommended for use where a high quality glass etch vinyl film
is required to simulate etched or sandblasted glass. These films can be used
for commercial and residential applications to glass where light transmittance is
desired but image transmission is reduced. Typical applications include doors
and windows made of glass and synthetic glass.

Product Variations Glass etch is offered in two emboss patterns, “light” etch and “deep” etch,
depending on the amount of image distortion desired.

Thickness Film – 3.0 mils.
Adhesive – 0.8 to 1.2 mils.
Liner – 4.5 mils.
(Thickness variation +/- 10%)

Temperature Ranges Minimum application temperature +40° F.
Service temperature is -40° F to +200° F.

Expected Life Up to 7 years based on vertical exposure and depending on the
magnitude of UV exposure.

Adhesion Minimum 32 oz/in.
PSTC 101 Method A to glass test panels.
Dwell is 24 hours at room temperature.

Solvent Resistance Good to most petroleum oils, greases, and aliphatic solvents such as heptane,
kerosene and jet fuel.

Water Resistance Excellent.
Humidity Resistance Excellent.

Storage Stability One year shelf life stored at 70° F and 50% relative humidity.

Patterns Available: 790 Light Etch
791 Deep Etch

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