Series 4500/4550

Satin Calendered Opaque Film

Series 4500 is a 75 micron calendered film that is ideal for a wide variety of applications. This product comes in 28 eye-catching colors and has an outdoor durability of up to 6 years.

Applications & Features

  • Available in 28 colors.
  • Flexible 75 micron calendered polymeric film with acrylic adhesive and controlled release kraft liner.
  • Cutting and weeding performance speeds up your sign production.
  • Recommended for flat and soft curved surfaces.
  • Satin finish is excellent for banners, interior and exterior graphics.
  • Up to 6-year outdoor durability.

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 40 to 60 Gloss Units (Satin)
5 to 10 Gloss Units (Matte)
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 75 micron
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester with 51 mm jaw separation; crosshead speed of 5.1 mm/s, web direction 1.8 kg/cm
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 150 %
Shelf Life (In Box) Ideal storage temperature 20°C and 50% relative humidity 1 year from factory shipment
Application Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate 15°C to 32°C optimum
Service Temperature Range Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing -40°C to 65° C
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min, 21°C ≥ 0.45 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI Release at 90°, 760 cm/min 30 g/cm
Dimensional Stability 70°C, 48 hours 0.64 mm
Gasoline Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing; immersed 15 minutes at 21°C; stabilized 24 hours before inspection No appreciable effect
NOTE: May not be suitable for some long-term vehicle applications due to rigorous washing cycles and the wide variety of paints, some of which are not compatible with adhesives.
+ Series 4559 is made specifically for thermal imaging – rolls are splice free, polybagged (available in satin finish).

Terms & Conditions

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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.