PALCLAD Pro HYG Thermoform/Laminate (old)

PALCLAD™ PRO HYG ANTIMICROBIAL* PVC

Solid PVC Panels for Thermoforming & Lamination

PALCLAD PRO HYG is an antimicrobial, rigid thermoplastic sheet that can be easily thermoformed or used as a laminate over Palram's PALIGHT™ cellular polymer sheets or wood substrates like MDF, particle board, or plywood. Silver-ion technology protects the product against the growth of microbes such as bacteria, mold and mildew that cause stains and odors. It does so by disrupting the ability of these microorganisms to reproduce.

 

PALCLAD PRO HYG is the surfacing and panel solution for common areas within healthcare suites and hospitals, schools and universities, dormitories, locker rooms, gyms, daycare, long-term care, retail environments, office spaces and manufacturing facilities.

 

*Palram’s antimicrobial technology does not protect users or others against disease causing bacteria, germs, viruses or other harmful organisms. This technology is not a substitute for good hygiene and/or cleaning practices. Not for sale in Canada.

Thermoformed Kiosk Concept

Thermoformed Kiosk Concept

Product Details

Dimensions

ColorFinishThicknessLength X Width
WhiteEmbossed/Haircell2.0 mm4' X 8'
BeigeEmbossed/Haircell2.0 mm4' X 8'
Ocean BlueEmbossed/Haircell2.0 mm4' X 8'
Green GrapeEmbossed/Haircell2.0 mm4' X 8'

* Additional colors are available, subject to minimum quantity.

PropertyConditionsASTM MethodUnits - SIValue
Physical
DensityD-792g/cm³1.4
Mechanical
Tensile strength at yield10 mm/minD-638MPa50
Tensile strength at break10 mm/minD-638MPa>80
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity1 mm/minD-638MPa2900
Flexural Modulus1.3 mm/minD-790MPa2700
Flexural Strength1.3 mm/minD-790MPa80
Impact Falling Weight3 mm SheetISO 6603/1 E50J95
Rockwell HardnessD-785R scale97R
Thermal
Service Temperature°C-10 to +50
Heat Deflection TemperatureLoad: 1.82 MpaD-648°C65 - 68
Coefficient of Linear
Thermal Expansion
D-696cm/cm °C6.7 x 10-⁵
Thermal ConductivityC-177W/m K0.15

Flammability

StandardClassification
ASTM E 84Class A
En 13501B, s3, d0
UL94V0

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the protective polyethylene films on certain sheets?
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The protective films in flat (non-corrugated) Palram sheets are for protection against dirt and scratching during the long journey from manufacturing to the job site. In some cases, the film also carries important installation and other product information.

The film will also indicate which side is UV-protected. This side should be installed facing outwards (extremely important).

In most cases, we recommend peeling off the protective films after installation. If this is not possible for practical reasons, always mark the UV protected surface, if there is one, so that the sheet will not be installed upside down.

Important note: The protective films that cover Palram sheets are highly sensitive to heat and direct sunlight. Excessive heat and direct sunlight before taking off the film can cause gluing of that film to the sheet surface, after which it will be extremely difficult to remove it from the sheet.

Can Palram sheets catch fire?
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All plastic materials are flammable to some degree, and will catch fire in presence of exterior flame.

The ignition temperature of polycarbonate sheets is 915ºF (490ºC).

The ignition temperature of PVC sheets is 736ºF (391ºC).

Both materials are self-extinguishing, and fire will decay when the exterior flame source is removed.

Note that compared to polycarbonate and PVC, acrylic sheets (which are not produced by Palram) are more flammable.

Can Palram sheets be curved?
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Bending/forming instructions vary by sheet material. Always check the installation instructions of the relevant sheet material.

But in general, some of our sheets can be cold-curved for arched shapes, provided the relevant Palram specifications for minimum radius in cold-curving are followed.

Rigid flat sheets can be cold-curved in any direction.

Corrugated sheets can be cold arched "along the grain" of the corrugation (lengthwise). Corrugated sheets cannot be curved/arched "against the grain." That is, do not bend perpendicular to the direction of the ribs.

Like corrugated sheets, multiwall sheets can be arched only "along the grain" of multiwall (lengthwise).

Our Palight Trimboard "lumber-style" boards can be heat formed in any direction, with the proper heating equipment and forming jig.

Again, see the installation guidelines for each material for specific instructions.

How should I store Palram sheets when not in use?
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Store sheets in a protected, shaded, ventilated site, with no direct exposure to sunlight and winds. For outdoor temporary storage, cover with an opaque protective tarp, avoiding heat-absorbing materials.

Important note: Palram flat (non-corrugated) panels have a protective surface film that keeps the product safe from dirt and scratches during the long journey from manufacturing to the job site.

These films are sensitive to heat and direct sunlight. Excessive heat and direct sunlight before taking off the film can cause that film to bond the sheet surface, after which it will be extremely difficult to remove the film from the sheet.

Can I use any of Palram's products as a hurricane screen?
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How long do Palram PVC and polycarbonate products last?
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Palram manufactures a variety of different products for different applications. Most have industry-leading warranties against manufacturing related defects, as well as specific warranties related to the intended use for the product.

However, with proper installation and maintenance, our products typically far exceed their warranty periods.

Many of our products are engineered to be installed outdoors and are warranted accordingly. Nevertheless, the lifespan of outdoor products can be affected by how well they were installed, as well as environmental factors like air pollution, sun exposure, winds and erosion by airborne particles.

Warranty details can be found in the Downloads tab under the Warranties section at the bottom of the page for each individual product.

Can I recycle Palram polycarbonate or PVC panel scraps?
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Yes, Palram's polycarbonate and PVC sheet products are recyclable.

Polycarbonate products such as Suntuf, Sunlite, Palsun, DynaGlas, or ThermaGlas should be marked "Plastic #7" prior to recycling.

PVC products such as Palruf, Ag-Tuf, PALCLAD PRO HYG, Palclear, or should be marked "Plastic #3".

If local recycling is not available, other resources are available. For PVC products, click here to visit the Vinyl Institute's Recycling Provider Database.

For polycarbonate products, visit The Association of Post Consumer Plastic Recyclers site and review their materials buyers and seller's list.