Intermediate Calendered Film with Low Profile X‑Scape Technology®

DPF 4500GLX / MLX is constructed of a 75 micron white calendered film offered in gloss or matte and coated with tinted, bubble releasing, permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive. The LX (Low Profile) X-Scape Technology® allows installers to achieve speedy installation while maintaining high enough tack to ensure long-term bond. The polymeric facestock allows for vibrant prints combined with ease of application for short and medium-term graphics. DPF 4500GLX / MLX is rated for outdoor durability up to 5 years (unprinted). Printed durability is dependent on the ink system used.

Applications & Features

  • Digital printing with a wide variety of direct print systems
  • Promotional and merchandising graphics
  • Medium-term signage, kiosks, POP displays and real estate signage*

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 80 to 90 Gloss Units (Gloss), 10 to 15 Gloss Units (Matte)
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 75 micron
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester 51mm jaw seperation; crosshead speed of 5.1 mm/s 2.3 kg/cm
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 170%
Shelf Life (In Box) Ideal Storage Temperature 21°C and 50% relative humidity 1 year from factory shipment
Application Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate 10°C to 32°C
Service Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate -29°C to 65°C
Dimensional Stability Shrinkage After 70°C, 48 hours aging 0.64 mm
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min, 21°C 0.45 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI Release at 90°, 760 cm/min 11.81 g/cm
* Recommended to test compatibility on raw & primed MDO prior to installation due to variation in substrate properties

Terms & Conditions

The following is made in lieu of all warranties expressed or implied:

All statements, technical information and recommendations published by Arlon relating to Arlon products are based on tests believed to be reliable and within the accuracy of the equipment used to obtain the specific values. Their accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed and Arlon makes no warranty with regard thereto. Seller’s and manufacturer’s only responsibility shall be to replace any quantity of the product proved defective. Seller and manufacturer shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of use or the inability to use the product. Nor shall seller or manufacturer be liable for any costs or expenses incurred in the processing or printing on the product. Before using, user shall determine the suitability of the product for its intended use. User assumes all risk and liability of every nature in connection therewith. No statements or recommendations other than those contained in the technical information published by Arlon shall have force or effect unless contained in an agreement manually signed by the officers of seller and manufacturer.