Optical Cast Sheet

If optical cast sheet is your preference, we offer two unique products known commercially as PSS-3000 and PSS-1000.

PSS-3000

Our PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet outperforms acrylic, poly carbonate, and in some cases, glass, on properties such as optical quality, chemical and abrasion resistance, thermal stability, and light weight.

PERFORMANCE COMPARISON

PSS-3000 ACRYLIC ACRYLIC GLASS
Optical Quality ●● ●● ●●●
Abrasion Resistance ●● ●●●
Chemical Resistance ●● ●●●
Lightweight / Low Density ●● ●●● ●●●
Impact Resistance ●●●
●●● Superior         ●● Excellent         Good         Poor

 

PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet has superior abrasion resistance compared to other plastic materials. Durability and longevity of use are improved due to the resilience of PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet.

The photos below demonstrate the superior performance of PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet after 100 cycles of the Taber test.

PSS-3000
Polycarbonate
Acrylic

PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet is virtually unaffected by most organic and inorganic chemicals as well as most substances encountered in harsh environments.

The photos below demonstrate the superior chemical resistence of PSS-3000 Optical Cast Sheet when exposed to acetone for 7 days.

PSS-3000
Virtually Unaffected
Polycarbonate
Cracks & Warps
Acrylic
Dissolves Completely
(Image captured after 4 hours)
ASTM D3763-10 - Standard Test Method for High Speed Puncture Properties of Plastics Using Load and Displacement Sensors.
PSS-3000
Brittle
Acrylic
Brittle
Glass
Brittle

 

PSS-1000

Our PSS-1000 Optical Cast Sheet is extremely tough and durable, offering impact and chemical resistance, ballistic performance, optical quality, and lighter weight over other materials.

PERFORMANCE COMPARISON

PSS-1000 POLYCARBONATE ACRYLIC GLASS
Impact Resistance ●●● ●●
Ballistic Performance ●●● ●●
Optical Quality ●● ●● ●●●
Chemical Resistance ●● ●●●
Lightweight / Low Density ●●● ●● ●●
●●● Superior         ●● Excellent         Good         Poor

 

“Dynatup” Impact Resistance (4.4 m/s)*
PSS-1000
Ductile
Polycarbonate
Ductile