CS Hyde’s impact absorbing ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) film is made from Cycolac resin and features a temperature range of 40F to 140F continuous, a tensile strength of 5700PSI, Rockwell R100 hardness rating, and a light translucent beige color.
This glossy film sheet is commonly used in medical devices, housewares, automobiles, and business equipment. It is chemical and impact resistant plus it offers toughness and rigidity. Unless otherwise noted, we sell this film by the continuous lineal foot. Custom sized sheeting available.
Halar ® ECTFE (Ethylene-chlorotrifluoroethylene) Film provides excellent purity, chemical resistance, good electrical properties, a broad-use temperature range from cryogenic to 300°F (150°C), and meets the requirements of UL-94 V-0 vertical flame test in thicknesses as low as 7 mils (0.18 mm).
It is a tough material with excellent impact strength and wear resistance. Halar® 300 resin. Custom sized sheeting available.
Tefzel® Optically Clear Film is an extremely durable, thin polymeric film closely related to PTFE fluorocarbon resin. Of all the PTFE fluoropolymer family, Tefzel® (ETFE) is the most tough/ durable. Flexible and nearly 100 percent transparent, Tefzel® Optically Clear Film has excellent mechanical strength and reliability against cracking and abrasion. In outdoor applications, Tefzel® shows very little degradation over a long period of time despite constant UV radiation exposure, making it a suitable long term substitute for glass. Tefzel® Optically Clear Film features easy processibility and high-energy radiation resistance.
Film types are:Type LZ--General-purpose film, Type CLZ--Treated one-side for improved cementability, and Type CLZ-20--Treated both sides for improved cementability. Tefzel® films can be thermoformed, laminated, heat-sealed, die-stamped, and oriented for use in many applications including high flex lightweight wiring insulation, composite part mold release, anti-corrosive valve linings, non-stick roll covers, rupture disks, high frequency microwave circuitry, pharmaceutical cap liners, sterile packaging, cable insulation, microphone electret membranes, photovoltaic cell glazing, anti-graffiti coverings, erasable surface coverings, automotive airbag systems, fuel hose permeation barrier, hot melt adhesive and thousands more possible applications.
CS Hyde Company supplies two types of high performance (PC) polycarbonate film; Clear Polycarbonate-type GG (gloss/gloss surface) and Hazy Polycarbonate- type VM (Velvet/Matte surface). Polycarbonate films have exceptional impact strength, weatherability and thermoformability. Our clear polycarbonate is idea for optical clarity applications that also require high impact strength properties. Velvet/Matte polycarbonate is also available that is translucent in color and can be used for privacy applications while maintaining high impact strength. Common plastics associated with polycarbonate include Acrylic, Mylar®, Polyester, and PETG. In comparison, Polycarbonate has a higher impact strength than most acrylic and PETG, and better dimensional stability than Mylar® or Polyester (PET). Polycarbonate film is a great all-around high-performance material for various applications. Polycarbonate roll stock or sheets available in .005”, .010", .015", and .020" thicknesses. Longer lengths, special widths, and adhesive backed polycarbonate also available.
If your application requires clear clarity and abrasion, scratch, and chemical resistance view: Polycarbonate (Hard-Coated)
- Instrument cluster panels
- Graphic Overlays
- Membrane Switches & Control Panels
PEEK™ film has extremely high temperature resistance combined with excellent mechanical, electrical, and chemical resistance making it a high performance semi-crystalline thermoplastic suitable for use in a wide variety of demanding applications.
While maintaining similar dielectric properties, this film features higher tear and chemical resistance than Kapton® Polyimide HN, FN, and CR films, as well as better barrier performance against oxygen and water vapor, lower moisture absorption, and superior resistance to hydrolysis. This makes PEEK™ film well suited to hot, humid environments.
Mechanically, this film is capable of a high tensile strength of 18.9 kpsi (130 MPa), a flexural strength of 23.6kpsi (163 MPa) and a Rockwell hardness of 99 (R Scale).
PEEK™ film is capable of maintaining its properties up to very high temperatures (continuous use of -70 to 500F), is UL RTI rated up to 464F, and has a melting point of 644F. PEEK™ also boasts a heat deflection temperature (1.8MPa) of 306F. 0.012-0.280mm thickness carries an HB flammability rating, while 0.50-0.75mm has a V-1 rating.
PEEK™ meets many aerospace, automotive, fire, smoke and toxicity, food/water, medical/pharmaceutical, and military approvals and standards. Custom sized sheeting available. PEEK™ is available with adhesive as well, exclusively from CS Hyde Company as PEEK Tape.
Comply with the compositional requirements of the Code of Federal regulations FDA 21 CFR 177.2415 of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America.
Ultem®/PEI (polyetherimide) film offers high heat resistance, coupled with high mechanical strength, stiffness, UV stability, and broad chemical resistance. This combination of properties proves the ability of this film to be used for a wide variety of demanding new design concepts. Similar to PEEK, Ultem® can be considered a more cost effective solution if continuous temperatures below 338F are acceptable per the application. It has a UL94 flame resistance rating of VTM-0, is FDA compliant, and is thermoformable. Custom sized sheeting available.
DuPont™ Kapton® Type HN Film
Kapton® Type HN film is a tough, aromatic polyimide film, exhibiting an excellent balance of physical, chemical, and electrical properties over a wide temperature range. Kapton® has been successfully used in applications at temperatures as low as -452°F (-269°C) and as high as 752°F (400°C).
Chemically, its polyimide polymer makeup is the result of a polycondensation reaction between pyromellitic dianhydride and 4,4.diaminodiphenyl ether. Kapton does not melt or burn and has excellent chemical resistance; there are no know organic solvents for the film.
Mechanical parts, electronic parts, electrical insulation, fiber optics cable, insulation blankets and tubing, automotive diaphragm sensors and manifolds, etching and shim stock.
Kapton® HN film meets ASTM D-5213 (type 1, item A) & Mil-P-46112 requirements. Meets UL-94 Flammability rating: V-0.
Kapton® tape also available- View Kapton® PSA Tapes
TPX® (Polymethylpentene, or PMP) has remarkable combination of transparency and resistance to heat/chemicals. Some of its distinguishing characteristics include its low moisture absorption, exceptional electrical and acoustical properties, good chemical resistance, high heat resistance, and transparency.
3 mil. and 5 mil. Material is gloss/matte
10 mil. both polish/matte (*limited availability matte/matte) specify when ordering to confirm availability
20 mil. is matte / matte
TPX resin is FDA compliant, and has the lowest specific gravity of any known thermoplastic. It is thermoformable at temps of 248°F to 428°F depending on thickness, and thicker film should be preheated before forming.
Used in wide variety of applications including speaker cones, gas separating membranes, release films, and carrier films for ceramic slurry. TPX° DX845 resin.
PSU Udel is a tough, rigid, high-strength, amorphous thermoplastic that maintains its properties over a wide temperature range. It has good electrical properties, clarity and toughness, plus exceptional steam resistance and thermoformability. It is used widely in food service, electronics, medical devices, chemical process equipment and automotive industries.
Base UDEL® P-1700 resin. Resin is FDA compliant.