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Products > Building > Acrylic Polycarbonate > Uv Polycarb

UV Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate glazing sheet offers impact strength and long service life. Its UV-resistant surface treatment on one side protects against weathering. It provides long-lasting clarity and is suitable for vertical glazing and overhead applications.

Colours: Available in Clear, Opal, Tint
Thicknesses:
1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4.5, 6, 9.5, 12.7mm
Sheet Sizes:
2440x1220, 2440x1830, 3050x2030

Features:
Impact Resistance 
Weatherability 
Chemical Resistance 
Temperature Resistance  
Clarity   
Printability
Formability
Flammability Resistance

Applications: 
Glazing, Inspection Covers, Skylights, Security, Signage, Machine Guards

Properties:

Thermal Properties

CTE, linear 20oC 65 -128 µm/m-oC  Average = 75.7 µm/m-oC; Grade Count=42
CTE, linear 20oC Transverse to Flow 70 µm/m-oC  Grade Count=8
Heat Capacity 1.2 J/g-oC  Grade Count = 2
Thermal Conductivity 0.19 - 0.21 W/m-K  Average = 0.2 W/m-K; Grade Count = 4
Maximum Service Temperature, Air 126 - 172 oC  Average = 130oC; Grade Count = 62
Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi) 132 - 172 oC  Average = 140oC; Grade Count=49
Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi) 126 - 160 oC  Average = 130oC; Grade Count=65
Vicat Softening Point 143 - 183 oC  Average = 150oC; Grade Count = 34
Glass Temperature 150 °C  Grade Count = 5
UL RTI, Electrical 75 - 150 oC  Average = 120oC; Grade Count = 31
UL RTI, Mechanical with Impact 75 - 130 oC  Average = 110oC; Grade Count = 31
UL RTI, Mechanical without Impact 75 - 150 oC  Average = 120oC; Grade Count = 31
Flammability, UL94 HB - V-0  Grade Count = 57; Average between HB and V-2
Oxygen Index 24 - 26 %  Average = 25.7%; Grade Count = 7
Physical Properties Metric Comments
Density 1.15 - 1.25 g/cc  Average = 1.2 g/cc; Grade Count = 66
Water Absorption 0.15 - 0.35 %  Average = 0.18%; Grade Count = 65
Moisture Absorption at Equilibrium 0.15 - 0.34 %  Average = 0.18%; Grade Count = 6
Water Absorption at Saturation 0.35 %  Grade Count = 6
Linear Mold Shrinkage 0.003-0.0085
cm/cm
Average= 0.006 cm/cm;
GradeCount = 50
Linear Mold Shrinkage, Transverse 0.006 cm/cm  Grade Count = 3
Melt Flow 2.5 - 30 g/10 min  Average = 10.9 g/10 min; Grade Count = 54

Mechanical Properties

Hardness, Rockwell M 65 - 84  Average = 71.8; Grade Count = 12
Hardness, Rockwell R 118 - 127  Average = 120; Grade Count = 23
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 59 - 80 MPa  Average = 64.8 MPa; Grade Count = 50
Tensile Strength, Yield 58.6 - 66 MPa  Average = 62 MPa; Grade Count = 28
Elongation at Break 9.5 - 150 %  Average = 97.4%; Grade Count = 64
Elongation at Yield 6 %  Grade Count = 10
Tensile Modulus 2.12 - 2.4 GPa  Average = 2.3 GPa; Grade Count = 16
Flexural Modulus 2.1 - 3.5 GPa  Average = 2.3 GPa; Grade Count = 61
Flexural Yield Strength 81 - 96.5 MPa  Average = 90.6 MPa; Grade Count = 59
Compressive Yield Strength 76 - 86 MPa  Average = 78.8 MPa; Grade Count=4
Izod Impact, Notched 0.99 - 9.77 J/cm  Average = 7 J/cm; Grade Count = 61
Izod Impact, Unnotched 16 - 21.4 J/cm  Average = 19.3 J/cm; Grade Count = 6
Izod Impact, Unnotched Low Temp NB  Grade Count = 1
Charpy Impact, Unnotched NB  Grade Count = 5
Tensile Creep Modulus, 1 hour 2200 MPa  Grade Count = 5
Tensile Creep Modulus, 1000 hours 1900 MPa  Grade Count = 5

Electrical Properties

Electrical Resistivity 1e+015 - 2e+017 ohm-cm  Average = 7E+16 ohm-cm; Grade Count = 40
Surface Resistance 1e+015 - 1e+016 ohm  Average = 2E+15 ohm; Grade Count = 7
Dielectric Constant 2.9 - 3  Average = 2.9; Grade Count = 36
Dielectric Constant, Low Frequency 2.9 - 3.17  Average = 3.1; Grade Count = 34
Dielectric Strength 15 - 30 kV/mm  Average = 27.4 kV/mm; Grade Count = 11
Dissipation Factor 0.009 - 0.01  Average = 0.00992; Grade Count = 36
Dissipation Factor, Low Frequency 0.0004 - 0.001  Average = 0.00087; Grade Count = 35
Arc Resistance 100 - 120 sec  Average = 110 sec; Grade Count=7
Comparative Tracking Index 275 - 400 V  Average = 300 V; Grade Count=9
Hot Wire Ignition, HWI 30 sec  Grade Count = 3
High Amp Arc Ignition, HAI 0 - 120 arcs  Average = 80 arcs; Grade Count = 3
High Voltage Arc-Tracking Rate, HVTR 10 - 25.4 mm/min  Average = 15.1 mm/min; Grade Count = 3

Optical Properties

Refractive Index 1.572 - 1.586  Average = 1.58; Grade Count = 15
Haze 1 %  Grade Count = 3
Transmission, Visible 80 - 89 %  Average = 86.6%; Grade Count = 19

Processing Properties

Processing Temperature 292 - 332 oC  Average = 310oC; Grade Count = 24
Mold Temperature 82 - 99 oC  Average = 89.2oC; Grade Count = 24
Drying Temperature 120 oC  Grade Count = 23

Disclamer: WA Plastics has provided the details in this Data sheet in good faith and it should only be used as a general guide. For further information please contact WA Plastics direct.