ProTec Series 3960

Heavy Duty Overlaminate

ProTec Series 3960 overlaminate is a 305 microns film with a clear, permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive. The heavy gauge product is designed to protect decals and graphics while maintaining high clarity. ProTec Series 3960 is rated for an outdoor durability up to 2 years.

Applications & Features

  • Protective overlaminate for racing, dirt bikes, and other recreational vehicles
  • Ideal for applications needing exceptional durability and abrasion resistance
  • Use in conjunction with Arlon’s DPF 8000™ Ultra Tack or DPF 8200 High Tack film
  • Designed to be laminated cold without any heat
  • Excellent clarity and gloss retention
  • Minimize silvering and enhance image quality with fast wet-out adhesive system

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 70 to 90 Gloss Units
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 305 microns
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester with 51 mm jaw separation; crosshead speed of 5.1 mm/s, web direction ≥ 8.16 kg/cm
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 270%
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 26°C
Service Temperature Range Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing -40°C to 80°C
Dimensional Stability 70°C, 48 hours, on aluminum panel 0.51 mm
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min. 21°C ≥ 0.40 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI Release at 90°, 760 cm/min 11.8 g/cm
Humidity Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing. 100% relative humidity, 38°C for 500 hours. No Appreciable Effect
Gasoline Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing. Immersed 30 minutes at 21°C, stabilized for 24 hours before inspection No Appreciable Effect


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