Polycarbonate

 

Polycarbonate is a high impact sheet plastic available mainly in clear but we also offer opaque sheets.  Polycarbonates are easily worked, moulded, and thermoformed. Polycarbonate is very tough and versatile for many applications both internal and external,  With an added UV package on both sides with clear and on the topside with opaqe a long life limited warranty can be given for up to 10 years.  Polycarbonate has poor chemical resistance however with our hardcoated Polycarbonate this can be significantly improved.  Sheets can be fabricated using cold bending, hot ait welding, drape forming and thermoforming or just taken as a sheets cut to size.


What are the advantages Polycarbonate?

  • High Impact Resistance
  • Simple processing.
  • High Heat Resistance for working temperature (132°C).
  • High Clarity and option for improving optical quality.

What types of Polycarbonate we offer?

  • Standard Clear Polycarbonate.
  • Added UV layer on both sides for External Applications.
  • Opaque Polycarbonate with different textures & colour matched to your exact colour.

 

Which characteristics can be improved?

  • Visual appearance.
  • Optical Quality
  • Various weather influence resistance (UV resistance).
  • Fire retardancy. (UL94, Glow Wire Classifications).
  • Food approval
  • Antistatic characteristics.
  • Many textures available.

What applications are Polycarbonate especially suitable for?

Polycarbonate can be processed effectively employing various processing procedures.  Sheets can be fabricated using cold bending, hot ait welding, drape forming and thermoforming or just taken as a sheets cut to size.

The applications for polycarbonate extend to bus shelter glazing, covers, street furniture, riot shields, machine guards, windows, tractor roofs, roof domes, suitcases, automotive packaging trays (emballage) and many more applications.

 

Delivery Programme:-

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Thermoforming Shrinkage?

Usually 0.8% - 1%
 

 
 
 
Sheet Materials
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