ArgoGuard®

High performance uncoated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) paint and surface protection film.

ArgoGuard®

High performance uncoated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) paint and surface protection film.

About this product

ArgoGuard® is a high-performance uncoated thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) paint and surface protection film. ArgoGuard® provides a strong and durable shield for any bare or painted metal, glass or plastic surface exposed to extreme conditions to prevent damage from abrasion, chipping, chemicals and wear.

 

ArgoGuard® has excellent abrasion and impact resistance to provide adhesive coaters, automotive engineers, appliance designers and electronics display manufacturers a durable layer of protection for cars, trucks, appliances, mobile devices, computers, electronic display screens and more. ArgoGuard® TPU paint and surface protection films offer coaters and converters consistent optical clarity, conformability, UV resistance, lay-flat and Class-A gloss finish required for their products.

 

With a proven track record and a proprietary formulation that provides outstanding processability for adhesive coaters, SWM is the largest extruder of uncoated TPU paint protection films for the global automotive aftermarket. If you have a valuable surface to protect, ArgoGuard® TPU film is the material of choice.

Typical Physical Properties

  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: paint & metal protection
    • Extrusion method: flat die
    • Gauge: 1.0-12 mils (25-300 microns)
    • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
    • Smooth and matte surfaces
    • Hardest polycaprolactone
    • UV resistant
    • No additives
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    UV resistance

    A101

    No changeat 3000 hours
    Hardness

    D-2240

    Shore
    60D
    Tensile strength

    D-412 

    psi
    7000
    Gloss

    OTM 3-309

    60°
    >80
    Elongation at break

    %

    450
  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: paint & metal protection
    • Extrusion method: flat die
    • Gauge: 6.0-12 mils (150-300 microns)
    • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
    • Smooth and matte surfaces
    • Hard polycaprolactone
    • UV resistant
    • No additives
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    Hardness

    D-2240 

    Shore
    93A
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    5000
    Gloss

    OTM 3-309

    60°
    >80
    UV resistance

    A101

    No change at 3000 hours
    Elongation at break

    %

    550
  • Film Type Description

    • Thermoplastic polyurethane
    • Aliphatic polycaprolactone
    • Uses: surface protection for outdoor applications requiring UV resistance
    • Extrusion method: flat-die, multilayer construction
    • Gauge: 5-12 mils (125-300 microns)
    • Width: up to 62 inches (1.57 meters)
    • Length: up to 1000 non-spliced yards
    • Carrier: 2-mil PET
    • Gloss surface
    • Combines soft and hard polycaprolactones
    • UV resistant
    • No additives or processing aids
    Physical Property Test Method Units Test Value
    UV resistance

    A101

    No change at 3000 hrs
    Hardness

    D-2242

    Shore A
    93
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    MPa
    5000
    34.47
    Hardness

    D-2240

    Shore D
    60
    Tensile strength

    D-412

    psi
    MPa
    7000
    48.26
    UV resistance

    A101

    No change at 3000 hrs
    Elongation at break

    D-412

    %
    550
    Elongation at break

    D-412

    %
    450

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