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Polycarbonate

Product Overview

Polycarbonate plastics are a naturally transparent amorphous thermoplastic. It is a very useful plastic and offers a combination of properties; strength, transparency, lightweight, flexibility, durability, thermal and fire resistance.

Polycarbonate plastic sheets are virtually as transparent as glass (80% LT Approx.), 200 times stronger than float glass and nearly half the weight. In addition to all of these features, polycarbonate sheets can be bent either hot or cold.

It is a tough glazing alternative with its resistance to breakage qualifying it as the best existing glazing thermoplastic material available, with impact resistance that is virtually impervious to hammer blows, stones, etc. Polycarbonate is suitable for use in areas exposed to vandalism and constitutes a breakthrough in both design concept and construction methods.

Manufactured to comply with European standard specifications. The sheets have built-in UV Protection and UV Resistance. They have a co-extruded UV protective layer, while Polycarbonate UV2 offers co-extruded UV protective layer on both sides. This dramatically improves its durability and compliance with outdoor appliances.

Product Applications:

  • Security glazing
  • Greenhouses
  • Flat or curved glazing
  • Bus shelters
  • Sound walls
  • Windbreaker applications
  • Shed windows

Features:

  • High natural light transmission
  • Clear and transparent
  • Lightweight
  • Impact resistant
  • Half the weight of glass
  • Easy to thermoform and fabricate
  • High heat resistant

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