Opaque Opalit sheets for Cooling towers are specially designed to withstand highly corrosive environments frequently related with the cooling towers industry; made in the USA by Resolite, with more than 50 years of experience in high specification construction. This opaque sheet is available for general uses and with a flame-retardant option with Fire Classification UL25.

Features & Benefits

ADVANTAGES

  • Flame retardant with Fire Classification UL25
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Weathering extreme resistanceo

BENEFITS

  • Outstanding performance
  • This opaque sheet complies with ASTM D 3841 norms

CERTIFICATIONS

Every Stabilit sheet for Cooling Towers complies or exceed the requirements of:

Stabilit sheets for Cooling Towers (plastic reinforced with fiberglass) are designed to support highly corrosive environments, frequently related with the cooling towers industry and specifically designed for its use as grids, stair enclosure and exterior coating. ASTM D-3841 – “Specifications for Polyester Plastic Sheets Reinforced with Fiberglass” CTI code for Standard Specification, Bulletin STD-131- “Plastic Sheets Reinforced with Fiberglass for Industrial Applications of Water-Cooling Towers”.

Lámina opaca Opalit para Torres de enfriamiento

POLYESTER OPAQUE SHEET

Typical application

  • Cooling towers Roofs and walls
  • Roofs and walls high specification industrial applications

Variety

ACCORDING TO FLAME CLASSIFICATION:

  • Flame spread rating of 25 or less
  • Flame spread rating of 50 or less
  • General uses without flame resistance

ACCORDING TO WEIGHT:

  • 8 Oz/pie2 (nominal weight)
  • 10 Oz/pie2 (nominal weight)
  • 12 Oz/pie2 (nominal weight)

Typical application

High Specification

Profiles

OPAQUE SHEET 4.2 X 1-1/16”

OPAQUE SHEET V BEAM

CORNER ROLL
2.44 X 0.30 m

Color

Color Finish
Gray
Cloaked Exterior/Interior
Smooth Exterior/Interior

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Opaque sheet most common available types 1220 1020 820
Nominal weight 12 oz/pie2 10 oz/pie2 8 oz/pie2
Nominal thickness .085" (2.16mm) .073" (1.85mm) .060" (1.52mm)
Nominal fiberglass content 20% 20% 20%

MECHANICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Determined on a product of 8oz/ft2 Nominal.

 
ASTM D2583Barcol hardness40
ASTM D790Flexion resistance, psi25,000
ASTM D790Flexion module, psi1.1 x 106
ASTM D638Tension resistance, psi10,000
ASTM D638Tension module, psi1.6 x 106
ASTM D696Dilatation coefficient (in./in./ºF)2.09 x 10
ASTM D1929Ignition point of fire resistance730ºF (390ºC)
ASTM E84 (UL723)Flame propagation classification25*
ASTM D695Compression resistance, psi25,000
ASTM D732Tear resistance, psi12,000
ASTM 570Water absorption0.25% a 72ºF/72hrs
ASTM D256Impact resistance IZOD9.0 ft. Lbs/in.

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