Over the years, and as researchers learn more about polycarbonate, It has become particularly useful in applications that call for transparent applications.
Glazing applications such as in the aircraft industry, the automotive industry, the eyeglass industry and the cell phone industry.
As well in transparent packaging for the DVD and blue ray disc industry and a variety of other installations.
The flexibility and variations on how polycarbonate can be transformed into various uses, made this product acutely in demand, in many industries.
POLYCARBONATE PANELS FOR GREENHOUSES
As the industry developed. Polycarbonate was co-extruded into panels of various dimensions such as in width, length and thickness.
Multi wall polycarbonate sheets come in a variety of lengths and thickness’s and all have unique R-value and U-value properties.
The light weight physical properties make these panels ideal glazing applications.
APPLICATIONS AND PROPERTIES
Most noteworthy in dome and skylight glazing, flat and curved glazing applications, translucent roofs, walls and especifically for greenhouse roof applications.
Polycarbonate now abundantly common and widely used globally for outdoor applications.
Translucent applications require UV inhibitors. A specific surface treatment which makes for a long lasting roof glazing applications and provides long life durability.
UV exposure and constant exposed weathering make polycarbonate the ideal product for greenhouse roofs and sidewalls.
Polycarbonate Lexan has evolved and has replaced many traditional materials and continues to provide many benefits to everyday applications.
In short, polycarbonate is still evolving and as a result, will probably continue to be in high demand. Bayer and General Electric remain at the forefront of its development and as product designs improve and technology continues to develop, glazing applications will only get better