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500 x 1000mm Linear Polarizing Film (XP42HE-18) with Adhesive

Stock #24-286 Clearance In Stock
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Extinction Ratio:
30,000:1 (Nominal at 555nm)
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Operating Temperature (°C):
-40 to +80
Dimensions (mm):
500 x 1000 ±3
Thickness (mm):
0.22 ±0.02
Transmission (%):
Single: 42.6 ±2
Parallel: 36.4
Crossed: <0.001
Linear Polarizer
Polarizing Film with Adhesive Backing
The polarization axis is parallel to the 1st listed dimension.
Wavelength Range (nm):
400 - 700
Polarization Efficiency (%):
>99.99% (nominal at 555nm)

Regulatory Compliance

RoHS 2015:
Certificate of Conformance:
Reach 235:

Product Family Description

  • Superior 30,000:1 Extinction Ratio
  • Excellent Transmission from 400-700nm
  • Available in a Range of Sizes
  • Custom Sizes Available

TECHSPEC® Ultra-High Contrast Polarizing Film (XP42HE) are designed to produce a 30,000:1 contrast ratio from 400 – 700nm with an excellent transmission of 42.6%. These polarizing films are available in rectangular geometries in a range of sizes. TECHSPEC Ultra-High Contrast Polarizing Film (XP42HE) are easily cut to required geometries using common cutting tools for system integration. Additionally, the 500 x 1000mm version #24-286 is available with an adhesive backing to facilitate incorporation into various applications. These polarizing films are ideal for imaging, metrology, and microscopy applications where contrast sensitivity is paramount.