Makrolon

MAKROLON® Light Transmission Specification

Standard MAKROLON® polycarbonate sheet comes in different colors and gages. These differences result in a variety of light transmission properties.

Sheffield Plastics offers the following standard colors: K09 Bronze, I30 Grey, I35 Dark Grey, H35 Green, B54 (gages above .118") and B59 (gages .118" and below) White. The chart below shows the light transmission specification for each color. For those colors that list thickness of ALL, the light transmission will be the same for all gages of material.

Color Thickness Target LT Value Tolerance
K09 ALL
50% +/- 5%
I30 ALL
50% +/- 5%
I35 ALL 18% +/- 5%
H35 .118"
.177"
.236"
78%
75%
70%
+/- 4%
+/- 4%
+/- 4%
B54 .150"
.177"
.236"
27%
27%
23%
+/- 2%
+/- 2%
+/- 3%
B59 .060"
.080"
.093"
.100"
.118"
43%
43%
36%
32%
27%
+/- 5%
+/- 5%
+/- 3%
+/- 3%
+/- 2%