Does polycarbonate come in colors?
Polycarbonate sheet colors give your look a vibrant one. Yellow, black and red polycarbonate sheet options are stronger and more durable than both glass and acrylic plexiglass and offer superior thermal properties to reduce sound transmittance and minimize heat gain.
What are the different grades of polycarbonate?
Types of Polycarbonate Sheet
- Clear Polycarbonate.
- Colored/Tinted Polycarbonate.
- Mirrored Polycarbonate.
- Bulletproof Polycarbonate.
- Abrasion-Resistant (AR) Polycarbonate.
- Anti-Static Polycarbonate.
- Flame Retardant Polycarbonate.
- FDA-Approved Polycarbonate.
Which colour polycarbonate sheet is best?
Transparent polycarbonates allow the most light to pass through, which is thus considered the best where maximum light is needed. Other colours reduce light transmission to certain extents – the darker the colour gets, the lower the percentage of light transmission.
What colour is opal polycarbonate?
Order polycarbonate sheets easily and quickly in the colour opal white.
Which is lighter acrylic or polycarbonate?
Polycarbonate Material vs Acrylic Material. Generally speaking, acrylic sheeting is shinier and polycarbonate sheet is stronger. Acrylic and polycarbonate both weigh less than half of what a comparably sized piece of glass weighs yet they are both much stronger than glass. Both materials are also very easy to clean.
Does polycarbonate give shade?
The different tints and shades of polycarbonate roofing are not just for aesthetic purposes. Each colour and shade has a different effect on the light, solar (UV radiation) and heat that can penetrate.
What are clear polycarbonate sheets?
Clear polycarbonate sheets and rod provided by Interstate Plastics is a lightweight, virtually unbreakable plastic with extreme impact resistance. Polycarbonate is also known by brand names including PolyGal®, and Makrolon®.
How do I choose the right colour of polycarbonate roofing?
Need help choosing the right colour of polycarbonate roofing? Polycarbonate sheets come in a amazing variety of colours and shades. In this post we will outline a few things you may want to consider when making your colour selection. As a general rule, the more light that comes through the sheet the hotter it will feel under the sheet.
What is the range of polycarbonate sheeting?
There are a few exceptions to this rule and these tend to be the premium ranges in the different brands of polycarbonate sheeting. For example, Suntuf has a SolarSmart range and Laserlite have a 3000 range.
What is the SHGC of polycarbonate sheeting?
Whatever your vision, you are sure to find great options across our wide range of polycarbonate sheeting products. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient or SHGC is a number that describes how much heat passes through a material. It is the amount of solar radiation that passes through the material as well as heat absorbed and released inward.