Use our interactive plastic properties table, POLYCARBONATE MATERIAL PROPERTIES COMPARISON GRAPHS. Building a Better Machine Guard With Plastic. Polycarbonate is a tough, transparent plastic material with outstanding strength, stiffness, and impact resistance. TUFFAK® AR abrasion resistant polycarbonate sheet offers higher abrasion resistance and surface hardness to polycarbonate's inherent performance benefits of impact, strength and clarity. TUFFAK® Hygard® BR and CG Polycarbonate Sheet– Laminates are bullet-resistant/containment grade sheet materials consisting of layers of polycarbonate or polycarbonate and acrylic with bonding interlayers. Polycarbonate is a tough, transparent plastic material with outstanding strength, stiffness, and impact resistance. TUFFAK® LF Polycarbonate Sheet (Low Flame)– A low flammability polycarbonate sheet that is flame inhibiting and UV stable. Regardless of your plastics need, Johnston Industrial Plastics is your most trusted source. Regardless of your plastics need, Johnston Industrial Plastics is your most trusted source. General Purpose Polycarbonate– Unfilled grades of polycarbonate exhibit glass-like transparency and extreme toughness. Although it has high impact-resistance, it has low scratch-resistance. The polycarbonate plastic that we offer boasts an array of features such as high-impact strength, excellent transparency, good electrical characteristics, superior fire rating, dimensional stability, and both low- and high-temperature capabilities. Machine Grade Polycarbonate– This low stress polycarbonate is used in many applications that require heavily fabricated, tight tolerance parts such as electrical insulator components, manifolds, diaphragms, and semiconductor parts. TUFFAK® Hygard® is used for security glazing applications including police stations and detention centers. As an industry leader in various forms, including the polycarbonate rod, polycarbonate tube, and polycarbonate sheet, people throughout Toronto have come to depend on us because they know that we deliver the best plastics available. General purpose polycarbonate sheet has a polished surface, is UV stabilized, and is often used in glazing applications. Therefore, a hard coating is applied to polycarbonate eyewear lenses and polycarbonate exterior automotive components. All rights hereto are retained by Curbell Plastics and any third party owners of such rights. TUFFAK® GP polycarbonate has a 5-year warranty against breakage, making it cost effective for thermoformed parts and fabricated components. TUFFAK® FD Polycarbonate Sheet (Food Grade)– Complies with FDA requirements for food contact. AMGARD™ provides additional surface protection between cleanings and complies with applicable EPA requirements as a Treated Article. Architectural glazing—medical facilities, Easy to fabricate, machine, and thermoform. TUFFAK® FD is covered by a 5-year warranty against breakage. All statements, technical information and recommendations contained in this publication are for informational purposes only. Length, width, thickness, and diameter tolerances vary by size, by manufacturer, brand, and grade. Polycarbonate’s optical clarity makes it ideal for applications such as machine guards, signs, architectural glazing, face shields, skylights, and POP displays. The characteristics of polycarbonate compare to those of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA, acrylic), but polycarbonate is stronger and will hold up longer to extreme temperature. ©2020 Curbell Plastics, Inc. It features outstanding impact strength and superior dimensional stability. It features a unique combination of high light diffusion and high light transmission through a combination of optimized surface texture and advanced diffuser technologies. TUFFAK® WC Polycarbonate Sheet (Welding Curtain) – Effectively blocks 100% of harmful UV light that can cause significant damage to eyes. TUFFAK® AR Polycarbonate Sheet– Has a transparent hard coat finish, which provides the material with enhanced weatherability, chemical resistance, and abrasion resistance and often used for glazing applications in high traffic areas such as bus shelters. Also available in roll stock. TUFFAK® OP Polycarbonate Sheet (Optical Grade)– Has an optically clear, polished surface that is UV stabilized and used in premium visual applications. Available in clear or colors. Available in a broad range of thicknesses, sizes, and even colors, we can accommodate your specific needs. TUFFAK® Lumen XT Polycarbonate Sheet– A translucent polycarbonate product with a textured surface on one side specifically designed for lighting lenses. Applications include aftermarket automotive parts, recreational vehicular glazing, military vehicular glazing and laminated security glazing. The material is available in a variety of configurations depending on the level of protection required. Polycarbonate sheet, rod, and tube are easy to machine and have excellent dimensional stability. TUFFAK® LS Polycarbonate Sheet (Laser Safety) – Offers a protective transparent barrier between laboratory lasers and the workers who use them. Curbell Plastics, Inc. does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein and it is the customer’s responsibility to conduct its own research and make its own determination regarding the suitability of specific products for any given application.