DPF 5200

Printable Etched Glass Cast Film

Available in 3 finishes, DPF 5200 Etched Glass is a premium decorative, 2-mil (50 micron) printable cast vinyl designed to simulate an etched glass or sandblasted look on a variety of surfaces. Etched glass vinyl is ideal for interior and exterior applications on windows, mirrors, partitions and displays. Use it whenever you need the added elegance of an etched glass look without costly etching or sandblasting. This versatile product has been designed to deliver outstanding performance and high-quality printability. A special adhesive system ensures superior adhesion under the most demanding conditions. DPF 5200 is rated for outdoor durability up to 7 years (unprinted).

Applications & Features

  • Lay-flat liner.
  • Finely balanced adhesion, tack and shrinkage properties.
  • Outstanding durability, superior cutting and weeding for improved productivity.
  • Ideal for interior and exterior applications on windows, mirrors, partitions and displays.
  • Compatible with Eco-Solvent, Solvent, Latex and UV print systems.

Performance & Physical Data

Property Test Methods Typical Value
Surface Finish Gloss Meter 60° Reflection 4 to 20 Gloss Units
Thickness Micrometer, Federal Bench Type 2-mil (50 micron)
Tensile Strength Tensile Tester with 2-in (51 mm) jaw separation; crosshead speed of 12 in/min. (5.1 mm/s), web direction ≥ 4.5 lb/in ≥ 0.8 kg/cm
Elongation Instron Tensile Tester as above ≥ 150%
Shelf Life (In Box) 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 10°C to 30°C
Service Temperature Range Applied to etched aluminum panels 24 hours prior to testing. 100% relative humidity 100° (38°) for 500 hours -40°F to 200°F -40°C to 93°C
Dimensional Stability 158°F (70°C), 48 hours aging 1-mil to 2-mil 0.25 mm to 0.50 mm
Peel Adhesion PSTC-1, 15 min, 70°F (21°C) 3.6 lb/in 0.65 kg/cm
Liner Release TLMI Release at 90°, 300 in/min (760cm/min) 150 g/2 in 30 g/cm
NOTE: DPF 5200 has the following light transmission:
Etched Glass: 93%
Silver Etched Glass: 70%
Sparkle Etched Glass: 82%

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.