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Formaterm® PS-HI sign/advertising




  • High impact strength and stiffness
  • Very good printable

Application Examples

Shatterproof substitute for glass mirrors

Formaterm® PS-HI is a polystyrene with an impact-resistant coating. It boasts high rigidity and hardness and, through the use of a film coating, opens up a wide variety of possible applications both as a shatterproof substitute for glass mirrors in advertising technology and in public areas.

Technical Specifications Formaterm® PS-HI sign-advertising

Test MethodUnitGuideline Value
DensityDIN EN ISO 1183-1g / cm31,04
Water absorptionDIN EN ISO 62%0,2 – 0,3
Flammability (Thickness 3 mm / 6 mm)UL 94HB
Test MethodUnitGuideline Value
Yield stressDIN EN ISO 527MPa21
Elongation at breakDIN EN ISO 527%60
Tensile modulus of elasticityDIN EN ISO 527MPa1850
Notched impact strengthDIN EN ISO 179kJ / m210
Shore hardnessDIN EN ISO 868scale D80
Test MethodUnitGuideline Value
Glass transition temperatureISO 11357-3°C95 – 100
Thermal conductivityDIN 52612-1W / (m * K)0,18
Coefficient of linear thermal expansionDIN 5375210-6 / K70
Service temperature, long termAverage°C-10 … 80
Service temperature, short term (max.)Average°C75 – 90
Vicat softening temperatureDIN EN ISO 306, Vicat B°C99
Test MethodUnitGuideline Value
Dielectric constantIEC 602502,50
Dielectric dissipation factor (106 Hz)IEC 602500,0004
Volume resistivityDIN EN 62631-3-1Ω * cm>1016
Surface resistivityDIN EN 62631-3-2>1015
Dielectric strengthIEC 60243kV / mm40


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