Polycarbonate Roofing Sheets are manufactured from high quality polycarbonate. Polycarbonate is Polycarbonate Roofing Sheets are manufactured from high quality polycarbonate. Polycarbonate is a transparent thermoplastic. It is stable and very durable and can resist high and low temperatures. Polycarbonate roofing sheets are non-toxic, stain resistant, and weighs approximately six times less than glass.
These roofing sheets are designed for commercial and industrial uses, the material is very versatile and can be employed in many different ways.
A very popular use for polycarbonate is the manufacture of polycarbonate roofing sheets, and many designs include the twin-wall construction which also adds insulating advantages.The roofing sheets are available in a wide range of sizes, thicknesses and colours and many different roofing applications are possible. Some of the applications can include, lean-to roof systems, sheds, greenhouses, dog kennels and car washes.
Polycarbonate sheets are light and very easy to work with. Cutting can be done with a hand saw, and there is no heavy lifting involved. After they have been installed there is very little maintenance, requiring only the occasional wash with mild warm soapy water.
Polycarbonate sheets have been designed for both commercial and domestic markets. It is an extremely versatile material and can have many different applications, like wise the number of different glazing systems which can be used with polycarbonate sheets is also vast.
Polycarbonate can be utilized both externally and internally as it is stable in low and temperatures, and has an excellent impact resistance and fire rating.
Sheets of polycarbonate are available in many different sizes, ranging from 2 metres up to 7 metres long. Widths also vary and these can range from 700mm wide up to 2.1 metres.
Many different industries use polycarbonate to make different products, some of these products can include :
o CDs and DVDs
o Roofing Sheets
o Bulletproof windows
o Laptop and Cellphone covers or ‘shells’
Some optical industries use clear polycarbonate to manufacture eyeglasses, as it has extremely good transparency qualities and good durability, and lenses made from clear polycarbonate can be made thinner than lenses manufactured from ordinary glass.
Polycarbonate is tough and stable and can resist a high temperature of 280F and low temperatures of -40F.