Heat Stabilized PET

Melinex® ST polyester films are recognized as the premier line of heat stabilized polyester films for printed electronics, flexible circuitry, optical display, membrane switch and related industries.  

Some performance benefits for Melinex® ST polyester films include:

  • Thermally stabilized @ 150°C for 30 minutes (MD/TD shrinkage @ <1%); ensures proper registration & performance of silver conductive inks
  • High tensile strength permits higher film processing speeds
  • Superior flatness for better web handling and higher yields
  • High stiffness and caliper control allows thinner films to retain rigidity when inserted into reading devices
  • Polyester films are inert and plasticizer free; no surface migration over time
  • Engineered surfaces with primer systems to remedy difficult adhesion challenges

 

Tekra offers the industry’s broadest inventory of DuPont Teijin Films™ Melinex® ST polyester products. A sampling of our product portfolio includes:

  • Melinex ST504
  • Melinex ST506
  • Melinex ST507
  • Melinex ST339
  • Melinex ST725
  • Melinex ST730
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  • MELINEX® ST505

    • Print treated two sides for adhesion to inks and lacquers
    • heat stabilized for Improved dimensional stability
    • slit version of Melinex ST506 product
  • MELINEX® ST506

    • Print treated two sides for adhesion to inks and lacquers
    • heat stabilized for Improved dimensional stability
    • contains knurled edge (KE)
  • MELINEX® ST725

    • Print treatment two sides to promote adhesion to many industrial coatings and inks
    • Offers multi-pass UV printing on both sides
    • Heat stabilized for improved dimensional stability
  • MELINEX® TCH11

    • Superior optics
    • Index matched one side
    • Low bloom properties
    • UL recognized film
  • MELINEX® ST504

    • Can be overprinted with solvent-based graphic inks, varnishes, silver conductive and dielectric inks
  • MELINEX® ST507

    • Good handling characteristics
  • MELINEX® ST730

    • Differentially treated sides
    • One side adhesion for solvent based and UV curing inks and lacquers
    • One side exceptional adhesion properties, unique UV Multipass exposure resilience
  • MELINEX® TCH12

    • Superior optics
    • Index matched one side
    • Low bloom properties
    • UL recognized film
  • MELINEX® ST339

    • Superb handling and lay flat properties

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