Questions and answers

What is the difference between polycarbonate and Lexan?

What is the difference between polycarbonate and Lexan?

Yes, they are the same thing. Lexan™ is actually a brand name of polycarbonate manufactured by Sabic Innovative Plastic. We offer both Lexan™ and Makrolon® brand polycarbonate sheet. Description: Brands of polycarbonate sheet that we offer.

What thicknesses does Lexan come in?

OVERVIEW of LEXAN™ Sheet LEXAN® 9034 is engineered for window glazing as well as for sign applications. In addition to colorless (clear), Lexan™ 9034 is available in solar gray and bronze in thicknesses from . 080″ to . 500″.

How strong is 1mm polycarbonate sheet?

Polycarbonate Sheet has over 200 times the strength of glass with half its weight.

Can you use Lexan for a greenhouse?

Lexan Corrugated sheet can be used on both gable and quonset-style greenhouses. Easy-to-install panels can be attached directly to the greenhouse frame using one of the recommended fastener methods. Thermally Insulating: Lexan Corrugated can help save energy because of its thermal insulating capability.

What thickness does polycarbonate sheets come in?

Polycarbonate Sheet Thickness Available: . 005″ – 4.00″ thick.

Is polycarbonate sheeting flexible?

Flat polycarbonate sheet by its nature is very flexible and can be rolled or arched, this makes it good for garden cloches and other similar products.

What is the difference between Lexan and plexiglass?

Plexiglass is created from acrylic, unlike Lexan which is polycarbonate. This fundamental difference gives the two types of safety glass distinct strengths and weaknesses, but they can still be used for many of the same applications.

Which is better, Plexiglas or Lexan?

though pricing can vary.

  • more so than other plastic sheeting.
  • Plexiglass offers a somewhat better scratch-resistant surface than other plastic materials.
  • Is plexiglass the same as Lexan?

    Lexan and Plexiglass are not the same plastic. Lexan is a trademark name for polycarbonate. Plexiglass is a trademark name for poly methyl methacrylate , commonly referred to as acrylic or PMMA. For LED bikelight use, my preference is acrylic though I usually use polycarbonate as I have access to remnant material.

    Where to use polycarbonate sheet?

    Other uses for various types of plastic sheeting include: Privacy panels or room partitions made from polycarbonate. Transparent acrylic sheets offer a high-clarity finish that can be used for table cards, invitations, menus, displays and so much more. Use corrugated plastic sheets for crafts and hobbies, temporary outdoor signage or school project boards.