APICAL® Polyimide AV

APICAL® Polyimide Film Division

Type AV Polyimide Film

APICAL® Polyimide Film Is the Right Choice.

APICAL® Type AV Polyimide Film is a tough aromatic Polyimide Film, exhibiting an excellent balance of physical, electrical, and chemical properties over a wide temperature range (-269ºC [-425ºF] to 400ºC [752ºF]). Type AV Film also exhibits superior dimensional stability at elevated temperatures.

Apical® Polyimide AV - Grade Table

Apical Polyimide Grade Nominal Thickness
50AV 0.5
75AV 0.75
100AV 1
200AV 2
300AV 3
500AV 4.92

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APICAL® Polyimide AV - Grade Details

Thermal Properties and Heat Seal Strength of APICAL® Type AV Polyimide Film

Types AV, AF, and NP APICAL® Polyimide Film are listed by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. under their file number E135495. A thermal index of 240°C (464°F) for electrical properties (all types and gauges) and 200°C (392°F) to 220°C (428°F) for mechanical properties (depending upon the type and gauge) are listed.

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. lists flammability of UL94 V-0 for Types AV, AF, and NP APICAL® Polyimide Film.


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Industries who depend upon APICAL® Polyimide Film benefit not only from a carefully designed product, but from the process behind it as well. Unlike many film manufacturers, APICAL® Polyimide process technology is driven by quality not speed.


In spite of being lighter in weight than many of the materials it has replaced, the overall performance of APICAL® Polyimide surpasses them. Its high degree of dimensional stability allows it to be wrapped tightly for applications where space is a premium. It is tough, highly resistant to tearing, abrasion and puncture.

Technical Data

APICAL® Polyimide Films possess an excellent balance of physical, thermal, electrical, and chemical properties over a wide range of temperatures for flexible printed circuits, tape automated bonding, motor generator insulation, wire and cable insulation, pressure sensitive tape and other uses.

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