Solvent Resistance & Environmental data - Autoflex EB

Solvent Resistance & Environmental data - Autoflex EB

Synopsis...

Autoflex EB is based upon biaxially orientated polyester film and therefore has much enhanced solvent resistance, strength, durability and toughness compared to other commonly used membrane fascia and nameplate substrates such as polycarbonate and vinyl.

Autoflex withstands exposure of more than 24 hours duration under DIN 42 115 Part 2 to the following chemicals without visible change.

 

1.1.1. Trichloroethane (Genklene)

Ethylacetate

Perchloroethylene

Aliphatic hydrocarbons

Fluorochlorohydrocarbons

Toluene

Benzene

Glycerine

Triacetin

Cyclohexanol

Glycol

Trichloroethylene

Diethyl ether

Isopropanol

Xylene

Ethanol

Methanol

 

Acetaldehyde

Ferric chloride <30%

Phosphoric acid <30%

Acteone

Formic acid <50%

Potassium carbonate

Acetic acid <50%

Hydrochloric acid <10%

Sodium hypochlorite <20%

Sulphuric Acid 30%

Hydrogen peroxide <25%

Sulphuric acid <10%

Diacetone Alcohol

Isophorone

Washing powders

1, 4 Dioxane

Methyl ethyl ketone

 

DS2 Decontamination fluid

Nitric acid <10%

 

Fabric conditioner

Tetrahydrofuran

 

 

Formaldehyde (37%) in water

 

Acetonitrile

Linseed oil

Saturated Salt Solution

Alkalicarbonate

Paraffin oil

Water

Ammonia <32%

Petrol

 

Ammonium chloride <10%

Silicone oil

 

Bichromate

Turpentine substitute

 

Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash) <2%     

Universal brake fluid (Castrol Girling)

 

Sodium hydroxide 50%%

Dibasic Ester 6

 

Cutting oil (Hysol X)

Skydrol 500B4

 

Diesel oil

Lixtop

 

Blown caster oil

Potassium ferrocyanide/

 

Silver Nitrate 20%

ferricyanide

 

 

 

 

Autoflex withstands DIN 42 115 Part 2 exposure of <1 hour duration to glacial acetic acid without visible change.

 Autoflex is NOT resistant to the following chemicals:

Benzoyl alcohol

Methylene chloride

Concentrated caustic solution

High pressure steam at over 100°C

Concentrated mineral acids

 

 

1. RESISTANCE TO HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS

Autoflex EB withstands 24 hours exposure to the following reagents at 50oC without visible staining:

Top Job

Grape juice

Ariel

Ajax

Jet Dry

Milk

Persil

Vim

Gumption

 

Wisk

Domestos

Fantastic

 

Lenor

Vortex

Formula 409

 

Downey

Windex

 

Very slight discoloration was noted under critical viewing conditions with the following materials:

Lemon Juice

Mustard

Tomato Juice

Tomato Ketchup

2. OUTDOOR USE

In common with all polyester based films Autoflex is not suitable for use in conditions of long term exposure to direct sunlight. (See Autotex XE)

3. ENVIRONMENTAL DATA

3.1 Minimum use temperature

-40oC (-40oF)

3.2 Maximum use temperature

High humidity environments:              (10-95% RH) ≤60oC

Low humidity environments:               (<10% RH) 85oC