Trade names: Lexan, Hyzod, Safeguard Polycarbonate exhibits excellent impact strength - up to 250 times stronger than glass. (30 times more than acrylic) - Typical sheet applications include architectural glazing, machine guards, sight glasses.

Polycarbonate BCJ Plastic Products

Typical Properties

  • Light transmission of 82% – 86%
  • Excellent inherent impact strength and toughness
  • High (DTUL) unreinforced (135 Deg. Cent.)
  • Maintenance of high rigidity at elevated temperatures
  • Excellent creep resistance even at elevated temperatures
  • Inherently has some flame retardancy
  • Good electrical properties
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Low water absorption
  • Continuous use temp. of 100 to 125 Deg. Cent.
  • Excellent acoustic properties

Chemical Resistance

The main disadvantage of polycarbonate is its poor resistance to some chemicals, particularly alkalis and many organic chemicals which can cause stress cracking.

Impact Resistance

250 times stronger than that of glass.

U.V. Resistance

Most sheet products of Polycarbonate have a UV coating on each side of the sheet to pr


Safety and Vandal resistance glazing, machine guards,
sight glasses, safety visors, electrical components & barriers.

Colour Range

Clear, Opal & some grey Tint.

Sheet Size

In all thickness the sheet size is 1220 X 2440mm (8 X 4 Ft.) In most instances there are over size sheets on some of the range.

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