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Polycarbonate Sheet

Polycarbonate, also referred to as PC, is a tough, impact-resistant, virtually unbreakable material used in wide variety of applications. It is an amorphous thermoplastic material, with a continuous use temperature range of up to 265° F (129° C). LEXAN™ is one of the most commonly recognized polycarbonate brands.

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<p>Impact resistant</p>

Impact resistant

<p>Optical quality</p>

Optical quality

<p>Printable</p>

Printable

<p>Formable</p>

Formable

<p>Lightweight compared to glass</p>

Lightweight compared to glass

FDA compliant (grade specific)

<p>Low moisture absorption</p>

Low moisture absorption

<p>High strength and stiffness</p>

High strength and stiffness

<p>Easy to machine</p>

Easy to machine

<p>Low friction</p>

Low friction

Product Options

Colors

Clear, White, Gray, Bronze

Grades
  • General Purpose
  • Sign
  • Multiwall
  • Abrasion Resistant
  • Aircraft
  • FDA
  • Flame Retardant
  • Graphic
  • High Optic
  • Machine Grade
Sizes
Shape
Sizes

Dimensions: 48″ x 96″, 60″ x 96″, 72″ x 96″, 48″ x 120″, 60″ x 120″
Thickness: 0.03″ – 0.5″

Technical Resources

Suppliers / Brands

SABIC
LEXAN™
Palram

Physical Properties

Units ASTM Test General Purpose Polycarbonate
Tensile strength @ break @ 73°F psi D638 7,310 – 10,700
Flexural modulus @ 73°F psi D790 250,000 – 417,000
Izod impact (notched) ft-lbs/in of notch D256 1.1 – 18
Deflection Temperature Under Load @ 264 psi Unannealed ft-lbs/in of notch D658 249 – 282
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE) (in/in F) D696 3.2E-5 to 3.9E-5
Compressive strength psi D695 9,000 – 12,500 9,000 – 12,500
Coefficient of friction D1894 0.060 – 0.39
Taber Abrasion Resistance mg D1044 9.90 – 10.8
Water absorption – 24 hours – 1/8″ thick 0.036 – 0.11% D570 0.15 – 0.21
Deflection Temperature Under Load @ 264 psi °F D648 277 – 289
Compressive strength psi D695 9,000 – 12,500 9,000 – 12,500

* Technical Data is provided courtesy of UL Prospector (www.ulprospector.com) and IAPD (www.IAPD.org).

Data is to be considered representative and is provided for guidance only. All product performance must be verified by the user under actual application conditions.