Novus™ 48 (Acid)

PRODUCT TYPE: Compressed Fibre Sheet

Novus 48 Acid is a specially formulated compressed sheet material, based on a blend of fibres with an acid resistant binder system.


Novus 48 Acid is designed to withstand aggressive chemical environments. A chemical grade material suitable for most acids, alkalis, oils, fuels and refrigerants.


Thickness range:

  • 0.4mm to 3.0mm

Standard sheet sizes:

  • 2.0m x 2.0m
  • 2.0m x 1.5m
  • 2.0m x 1.0m
  • 1.5m x 1.5m
  • 1.5m x 1.0m

Standard roll sizes:

  • Up to a maximum size of 6.0m x 2.0m

Typical Physical Properties

Thickness 1.5mm
Density 1.75g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 11MPa
Compression ASTM F36 10%
Recovery ASTM F36 50% min
Gas Leakage
BS7531 <1.0cc/min
95% Sulphuric Acid
Thickness Increase 16%
36% Hydrochloric Acid
Thickness Increase 15%
50% Nitric Acid
Thickness Increase 7.0%