Solid Polycarbonate Sheet
Combining strength, impact resistance (over 200 times equivalent
thickness of glass) and very high light transmission (up to 90%),
solid polycarbonate sheet is one of the most versatile glazing
materials available. Solid PC is approximately half the weight of
plate glass and can be supplied pre-cut or fabricated on site
allowing both design flexibility and easier installation.
Solid polycarbonate's uses include walkway covers, entrance canopies, pyramidal and domed rooflights, barrel vault roofs, secure curved shelters and security over-glazing as well as balcony screens, machine guards, safety screens and vehicle windows.
As well as clear, in some thicknesses opal, bronze, grey and textured finishes are available. For large glazing requirements the Colorado colour range and Saphir hard surface coated sheets can be produced to order. Production of Colorado polycarbonate sheet is subject to a minimum quantity of 2 tons and manufacturing lead times of between 3-5 weeks.
Polycarbonate sheets have good fire resistance properties (UK: Class 1 or Class 0) and are supplied in a UV protected 'long-life' grade for all exterior applications. For glazing projects sheets can be edge clamped in suitably rebated frames or installed on purlins using metal capping profiles or capping glazing bars. Two part aluminium structural glazing bars are also suitable for use with solid PC.
Clear PC between 2mm and 10mm thick is stocked in either 3m x 2m or 8'x4' sheets sizes with basic cut-to-size rectangular panels cut free of charge. Other sizes, shapes and overlength sheets can also be supplied, subject to surcharge/minimum quantities and extended lead time.