PVC-350 Static Dissipative Plastic (Bending Grade)

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PVC-350 (Bending Grade) Static Dissipative Plastic
Description
PVC-350 is a plastic sheet product designed to control static  electricity for a wide range of end uses. It is a high quality polyvinyl  chloride sheet which has been surfaced with SciCron Technologies proprietary,  clear, C-350 static dissipative surfacing. This unique technology prevents  charge generation on the sheet surfaces, thereby controlling particulate  attraction and preventing electrostatic discharge (ESD) events. This performance  is permanent and totally independent of humidity. PVC-350 offers  exceptional design versatility since it fabricates simply, is light in weight  and is available in large sheet sizes. It also exhibits excellent chemical  resistance, plus superior flame spread and bending characteristics.Applications
PVC-350 resists tribocharging under all  circumstances and cannot generate a charge when properly grounded. This makes it  ideal for use in manufacturing and assembly operations for charge sensitive  electronic components where it can help prevent both immediate and latent ESD  caused defects. Since it resists charge build-up it does not attract  contaminants, so it can also help prevent contamination-related rejects in  ultra-clean manufacturing operations. Consequently, it is suitable for use in  the semiconductor, electronic, and micro-manufacturing industries. Typical  applications include contoured panels and fabricated items which require heat  bending, such as; covers, windows, doors, and access panels for electronic  equipment, machines and instruments; fabricated desiccators, cabinets, and boxes  with heat bent parts; and formed process equipment enclosures. The product also  has many general industrial uses, including protection for static charge  sensitive manufacturing devices and control of spark discharge in explosive  environments.

Fabrication
PVC-350 is easily fabricated into a  variety of flat and bent configurations using the same equipment and fabrication  techniques generally employed with unsurfaced PVC sheet products. This  product is designed to accommodate heat bending, however, care must be taken to  avoid applying too much heat to prevent damage to the C-350 surface. When  solvent welding, it is not necessary to remove the C-350 surface to achieve a  good bond if the welding adhesive contains some dissolved plastic. For more  information on fabrication refer to SciCron Technologies Technical Information  Bulletin No. SP-02.

Features and Benefits
Cannot be tribocharged when properly grounded – Prevents buildup of  static charge and accumulation of harmful contamination. Electrostatic decay in less than 0.05 second per Federal Test Standard  101C, Method 4046.1 – Results in rapid static dissipation without arcing. Surface resistivity of 106 – 108 ohms per  square – Provides for ESD control. Permanence in static dissipation performance – Avoids cost of  application of temporary topical anti-stats. Humidity independent static charge control – Avoids inconvenience of  maintaining high levels of humidity and damage caused by such humidity. Advanced technology, uniform surface treatment – Avoids conductive  discontinuities (charged “hot spots”) often found with non-uniform temporary  topical anti-stats. Superior flame spread properties – Provides additional protection for  equipment in a fire. Superior fabrication and bending characteristics – Provides maximum  versatility and workability during part fabrication. Superior chemical resistance – Reduces risk of solvent or chemical  surface damage.Availability
PVC-350
is available in clear (slight blue tint )

Standard Dimensions (Nominal)
Standard Sheet Size: 46″ x 94″
Thickness:
3mm (1/8″),
4.5mm (3/16″),
6mm  (1/4″),
9mm (3/8″),

Other sizes and thicknesses available upon request.

Made in USA

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PVC-350 (Bending  Grade)
Typical Physical Properties (Typical but not guaranteed values for 0.25  inch material)
property test method units PVC-350
PHYSICAL
Specific Gravity ASTM D-792 1.38
Pencil Hardness ASTM D-3363 Hardness Scale F
MECHANICAL
Tensile Strength–Ultimate ASTM D-638 psi 10,000
Tensile Strength–Elongation ASTM D-638 % 40
Tensile Modulus ASTM D-638 psi 425,000
Flexural Strength ASTM D-790 psi 14,500
Flexural Modulus ASTM D-790 psi 425,000
Compressive Strength ASTM D-695 psi 12,000
Izod Impact Strength (milled notch) ASTM D-256 ft-lb/inch of notch 0.5
THERMAL
Deflection Temperature (264 psi load) ASTM D-648 oF 140
Vicat Softening Point ASTM D-1525 of 150
Maximum Continuous Service Temperature of 130
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM D-696 in/in/of 7.0 x 10-5
Coefficient of Thermal  Conductivity Cenco-Fitch BTU*in/hr*ft2*oF 1.1
FLAMMABILITY
Horizontal Burn (Flame Spread) ASTM D-635 inch/min Less than 1.0
UL 94 Rating UL 94 UL Classification V-O
OPTICAL
3mm Transparent Clear Transmittance–Total ASTM D-1003 % 70
Haze ASTM D-1003 % 6.0
ELECTRICAL
Surface Resistivity ASTM D-257 ohms/sq 106-108
Surface Resistance EOS/ESD S11.11 ohms 105-107
Electrostatic Decay FTS 101C Method 4046.1* sec Less than 0.05
* Federal Test Standard 101C,  Method 4046.1 as described in EIA-541, Appendix F, Measurement of Electrostatic  Decay Properties of Dissipative Planar Materials
Chemical Resistance ASTM  D-543
Samples  immersed in the specified chemicals for 24 hours at room temperature and then  visually examined
Chemical Surface Attack Visual Evaluation
Deionized Water None Clear
30% Sodium Hydroxide None Clear
30% Sulfuric Acid None Clear
30% Nitric Acid Slight pitting Clear
48% Hydrofluoric Acid None Clear
Methanol Slight pitting Clear
Ethanol None Clear
Isopropyl Alcohol None Clear
Acetone Severe pitting Plastic attacked
Methylene Chloride Sample dissolved Sample dissolved
Light Transmission Spectral Analysis
Light Transmission Spectral Analysis
PRECAUTIONS:
1. PVC plastic is a combustible thermoplastic  which emits toxic and corrosive gases upon combustion. Avoid exposure to flame  and excessive heat. Observe fire precautions appropriate for comparable forms of  wood and paper.
2. For building applications, comply with applicable code  regulations.
3. Clean with soap and water. Do not use abrasives. Avoid  inappropriate contact with solvents.