Series 5000

High Gloss Calendered Opaque Film

Applications & Features

  • Available in 37 colors
  • Easy to handle 2.8-mil (70 micron) calendered film
  • Cutting and weeding performance speeds up your sign production*
  • Recommended for flat and soft curved surfaces
  • Gloss finish is excellent for banners, interior and exterior graphics
  • Up to 6-years outdoor durability

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Colors: Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 75 to 85 Gloss Units
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 2.8-mil (70 micron)
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester with 2-in (51 mm) jaw separation; crosshead speed of 12 in/min. (5.1 mm/s), web direction 12 lb/in width 2.1 kg/cm width
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 150%
Shelf Life Free from excessive moisture, temperature, direct sunlight 1 year from factory shipment
Application Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate 60°F to 90°F optimum 15°C to 32°C optimum
Service Temperature Range Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing -40°F to 150°F -40°C to 65°C
Dimensional Stability 158°F (70°C), 48 hours 0.025 in 0.64 mm nominal
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min, RT 72°F (23°C) ≥ 40 oz/in ≥ 0.45 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI 300 in/min (762 cm/min) 150 g/2 in 30 g/cm
0.75 n/25 mm
Humidity Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing; 100% relative humidity at 100°F (38°C) for 24 hours No appreciable effect
Gasoline Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing; immersed 15 minutes at 70°F (21°C); stabilized 24 hours before inspection No appreciable effect
* For optimal weeding, font size must be 1 inch or greater

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.