Glass Etch Films (Light or Deep)

Decorative Etch Film - Permanent Adhesive Download Bulletin
Summary: 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 glasslike 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.
Applications: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.
Film Thickness:3.0 mils.
(Thickness variation +/- 10%)
Adhesive Thickness Side One:0.8 to 1.2 mils.
(Thickness variation +/- 10%)
Liner Thickness Side One:4.5 mils.
(Thickness variation +/- 10%)
Temperature Ranges:Minimum application temperature +40° F.
Service temperature is -40° F to +200° F.
Expected Exterior Exposure: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.
Water Resistance:Excellent.
Humidity Resistance:Excellent.
Solvent Resistance:Good to most petroleum oils, greases, and aliphatic solvents such as heptane, kerosene and jet fuel.
Storage Stability:One year shelf life stored at 70° F and 50% relative humidity.
Product Codes:790 Light Etch
791 Deep Etch
Recommendations:Glass etch is offered in two emboss patterns, “light” etch and “deep” etch, depending on the amount of image distortion desired.