1568 Cellulose Acetate

1568 Cellulose Acetate

General Description

A unique optically clear sheet manufactured from renewable cellulose, 40-50% by weight is renewable content from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests. RoHs, REACH, and Proposition 65 Compliant. Spartech Cellulose Acetate Sheet stock is used to cut finished face shield visor components which meet ANSI requirements. Designed to meet the requirements of ANSI Z87.1. The Cellulose Acetate chemistry provides enhanced scratch resistance, optical clarity, and chemical resistance. Provides fit comfort with inherent conformability but does not become limp or distort under a wide range of operating temperatures. Available in sizes up to 22” x 52” with a gauge range of 0.015” to 0.060”.


Properties Test Method Value UOM
Tensile Strength ASTM D-882 (0.015 – 0.039”) 5,300 psi
Tensile Elongation ASTM D-882 (0.015 – 0.039”) 25 % Minimum
Water Absorption (24 hrs @ 23°C) ASTM D-570 (0.015 – 0.039”) 9 % Maximum
Light Transmission ASTM D-1003 (0.015 – 0.039”) 85 % Minimum
Tensile Strength ASTM D-882 (0.040 – 0.060”) 4,700 psi
Tensile Elongation ASTM D-882 (0.040 – 0.060”) 25 % Minimum
Water Absorption (24 hrs @ 23°C) ASTM D-570 (0.040 – 0.060”) 7.5 % Maximum
Light Transmission ASTM D-1003 (0.040 – 0.060”) 85 % Minimum
Flammability ASTM D-568 (0.040 – 0.060”) 1 in2/sec Maximum
Flammability ASTM D-635 (0.040 – 0.060”) 3 In/Min Maximum
Spartech 1568 Cellulose Acetate

Product Information

Item Description
Product Line Spartech
Item Code 1568 Cellulose Acetate
Material Description Cellulose Acetate (CA) Sheet
Product Description Faceshield Sheet Stock
CharacteristicsSpecialized face shield material in gauges from .020" — .060"
  • Excellent optical clarity
  • Superior chemical resistance compared to other options
  • Excellent impact resistance
  • Easy processing
  • Environmentally Superior— Cellulose used to manufacture our sheet stock comes from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests. 40–50% by weight is renewable content


Polymer Tag Polymer Name
Cellulose Acetate Cellulose Acetate

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