DPF 2400

Fleet Grade Reflective Film

DPF 2400 is a 5-mil (125 micron) printable reflective vinyl film with high initial tack and permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive. The film conforms well to both flat and irregular surfaces when processed and applied according to Arlon recommendations. DPF 2400 meets or exceeds the following standards for motor vehicles: ISO 7591-1982, DOT FP-85 - Section 718, and ASTM-D 4956-89, Spec. Type 1, Class 1. It is rated for outdoor durability up to 7 years (unprinted). Printed durability is dependent on the ink system used.

Applications & Features

  • Motor and railway coaches, fleet and vehicle markings and any surface requiring reflective vinyl film.
  • Recommended with dry application methods only.
  • World-class printability - Designed for Eco-Sovlent and Solvent print systems.

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 80 to 90 Gloss Units
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 5-mil (125 micron)
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester with 2-in (51 mm) jaw separation; crosshead speed of 12 in/min. (5.1 mm/s), web direction ≥ 10.0 lb/in ≥ 1.8 kg/cm
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 110%
Shelf Life Ideal Storage Temperature 70°F (21°C) and 50% relative humidity 2 years from factory shipment
Application Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate 60°F to 90°F 16°C to 32°C
Application Temperature Range On clean, dry substrate -65°F to 160°F -54°C to 71°C
Dimensional Stability 158°F (70°C), 48 hours < 10 mils < 0.254 mm
Humidity Resistance 1. LS-300 Method 4.4.10
2. ASTM-D4956-89
No appreciable effect
Fungus Resistance 1. LS-300 Method 4.4.12
2. ASTM-D4956-89
No appreciable effect
Gasoline Resistance Film applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing LS-300 Method 4.4.6 No appreciable effect
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min. 70°F (21° C) ≥ 4.4 lbs/in ≥ 0.78 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI Release at 90°, 300 in/min (60 cm/min) 40 g/2 in 8 g/cm
*Standard Terms & Conditions Apply

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.