Polycarbonate (PC)

Polycarbonate, the transparent engineering thermoplastic

When you need exceptional impact resistance, optical clarity, and resilience, look to polycarbonate. Laird Plastics offers a comprehensive selection of polycarbonate materials, expertly engineered for applications across countless industries.

Types of Polycarbonate

  • General Purpose Polycarbonate: Unmatched toughness, glass-like transparency, and excellent UV stability make this polycarbonate ideal for glazing, machine guards, and signage.
  • Abrasion-Resistant: Enhanced surface hardness protects against scratches and marring, extending the lifespan of displays, lenses, and high-traffic coverings.
  • Flame-Retardant Polycarbonate: Essential for safety in electronics, transportation, and construction applications, this grade meets rigorous fire safety standards.
  • UV-Resistant Polycarbonate: Specially formulated for outdoor use, these sheets and films combat degradation from sun exposure, ensuring long-term clarity and strength.

Applications of Polycarbonate

  • Construction: Glazing, skylights, roofing panels
  • Automotive: Headlight lenses, interior trim, windshields
  • Safety: Machine guards, face shields, riot shields
  • Electronics: Housings, displays, lenses
  • Signage & Displays: Point-of-purchase displays, illuminated signage, protective covers

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