Polycarbonate is a very much strong and resilient thermoplastic material. Apart from being very lightweight, polycarbonate sheets are also capable to withstand extreme hot or cold temperatures. These are some of the main qualities of polycarbonate sheets and these them the most effective material for roofing and other applications. Although polycarbonate roofing may not be the best option for entire house, it is the most ideal material for other structures like desks, patios, sheds, garages, conservatories and many more. Polycarbonate sheets are also frequently used for making pool covers and for making the roofing on the industrial warehouses. Polycarbonate sheets being virtually unbreakable with the impact strength of 250 times of the float glass and 30 times that of acrylic, prove to be the greatest product for a wide variety of outdoor uses.
Properties of Polycarbonate panels
You will find a wide variety of Polycarbonate sheets and panels here at YiPlastics. Our industry includes not only clear polycarbonate sheets but also colored polycarbonate sheets along with white ones. All of the products that you’ll find here are of high-quality and are extremely durable with high water, weather and UV resistance. Polycarbonates at our company being UV resistant prevents and slows down the damage that can be done by sunlight and UV rays when being used outdoor. .
Benefits of Polycarbonate materials
Polycarbonate roofing is able to withstand extreme amounts of force and they are next to nearly unbreakable unless and until they are faculty. Polycarbonates are even bullet proof i.e. bullet resistant. These polycarbonate sheets can be used as a defense system like police shields and because of them being so lightweight, it’s easy to hold them up and transport them from place to place. You can literally install these sheets anywhere. With their UV blocking abilities, they are the perfect material for making sunrooms, roofing or constructing awnings or roofing for reading rooms or libraries. These and other properties of polycarbonate sheets make them the best material to use for greenhouse construction too.
As said earlier, Polycarbonate panels are resistant to extent of extremities of hot and cold temperatures. Along with this, they are also resistant of sunlight, snow, heavy rain and their impacts. With these properties, the panels remain working for many years without any damage or fading or disappearing of colors.
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Following are some advantages of Polycarbonate panel sheets. They include the advantages such as:
- Nearly Unbreakable
- Color Doesn’t fade away
- Protective again discoloring
- Resistant to extreme temperatures
- Resistant to UV rays
- Resistant to Sunlight and heavy rain
- Extremely Lightweight
- Bullet Resistant
- Perfect for Greenhouses
Polycarbonates are 200 times stronger than glass and are very tough sheets. They have an incredible impact resistance. This amazing property of them makes them stand out and makes the whole polycarbonate roofing system long-lasting and highly durable as there is no need to worry about breakage or even cracking.
- Ease of working:
Polycarbonates are the materials that are too easy to work with in terms of different aspects like handling them or transporting them. Moreover, cutting, drilling and construction work with Polycarbonate sheets is quite feasible. Apart from Polycarbonate’s durability and strength, they are also lightweight and flexible, which makes them far better than other roofing materials. Being flexible, they are not easy to break and can bear pressure and force. When all of these qualities are put together in one material, they become easy to transport and easy to handle and DIY as these sheets are so low budget that they don’t need any special instrument to cut them and can be built by anyone easily.
- No toxicity involved:
Another advantage of Polycarbonate sheets is that there are no harmful or toxic shards of glass present or produced when cutting or drilling them.
- UV protection:
One side of Polycarbonate sheets is covered with UV protection coating hence providing UV resistance. These sheets don’t allow harmful UV rays and sunlight to pass through them which means that you’ll only get good and harmless sunlight coming from these sheets.
- Fire resistance:
Polycarbonates have a unique fire-resistant property, which shows how they can resist fires and also self-extinguish themselves.
- Aesthetic appeal:
As Polycarbonates come in not only white or transparent sheets but also colored ones, they are aesthetically pleasing and attractive. With the right Color and textures, you can make very appealing visuals according to your taste.
- Other advantages:
There are many other advantages and pros that Polycarbonate sheets offer and bring. Also there are more and more types that you can choose from according to your liking. For example, if you choose Corrugated Polycarbonate sheets, you don’t have to worry about their maintenance because the fine corrugated structure does not allow any debris or water residue to stay on its surface; thus the owner can stay worry-free from the maintenance side. Furthermore, if you want excellent insulation, you should choose multiwall polycarbonates. They not only provide excellent insulation proving to be a great choice when warmth is required during winters provide provides cool atmosphere during summers.
Disadvantages of a polycarbonate roofing system:
- Polycarbonate sheets and roofing systems are such wholesome materials that they have only one disadvantage and that is the cost. Being better than all other materials present in the industry, polycarbonates are a little costlier compared to them. But, the number of benefits that are provided by this one single material only makes up for the cost. And If we look at Polycarbonate being costly, from this point of view, we can only say that polycarbonates are not costly, but rather cost-effective.
- One minor disadvantage is that they have to be coated with a material to make them scratch-free.
This one disadvantage is outshined by all the advantages Polycarbonate sheets provide. Thus, one of the best decisions you can make while constructing is choosing a polycarbonate sheet for your structure.