Excellent lightweight resistant material fabricated with the High-tech Macrolux polycarbonate resin of Bayer.

It has a high resistance to harmful effects of weather, including hail damage and surface erosion. Additionally provides UV protection.

Features & Benefits

Features

  • High light transmission
  • Extreme high impact resistance
  • 100% UV protection
  • Lightweight
  • Virtually unbreakable, stronger then acrylic & glass
  • Fire- resistance: self-extinguishing, stops the spread of the flame
  • Wind load resistance
  • Reduces glare
  • Excellent appearance

Benefits

  • Easy to handle
  • Saving on the construction systems
  • 10 year warranty against yellowing
  • 5 year warranty against breakage from hail
  • Recyclable

Láminas de policarbonato Macrolux Rooflite

Translucent Polycarbonate Corrugated Panels

Typical applications

  • Sidelights
  • Skylights
  • Greenhouses
  • Garden Sheds
  • Pool & Patio Covers
  • Canopies
  • Walkway Covers
  • Carports
  • Sunrooms
  • Vertical Partitions & Dividers
  • Fencing

Special Layers

Double UV: Two sided UV protection for superior resistance which helps maintain long-term high light transmission and provides cutting and installation advantages.

FrostyGlass: Features a ground glass appearance, providing greater light diffusion.

Technical data

Technical Data Value
Thermal expansion 2.1mm for every 3m by 10ºC
Thermal conductivity 0.17W/mºC
Vicat softening point 135ºC (AS 1462)
Resistance to Traction 65 Mpa (AS 1462)
Resistance to Impact Exceeds 12 joules (AS 4257.6-1994)
Approximately 250 times more than glass.
Retention of Corrugation

Without changes for up to 2 hours at 100ºC.

1. Thermal expansion – calculate at room temperature at the moment of installation.
2. Resistance to impact – resistance to impact may decrease over time.

C=These characteristics have been taken from the CAMPUS plastic database and are based on the international catalogue of databases for plastic according to ISO10350 (Plastics – data acquisition and presentation, comparable only, 1993)
NB= No Break*

    Test Conditions Units Standards Macrolux Resin Values
  Rheological Properties        
C Melt volume – Flow Rate 300ºC; 1.2Kg cm3/(10min) ISO 1133 6
  Melt Mass – Flow Rate 300ºC; 1.2Kg g/(10min) ISO 1133 6.5
  Contraction after parallel/normal molding   % b.o ISO 2577 0.6-0.8
  Mechanical Properties        
C Tensile Modulus 1mm/min MPa ISO527 2350
C Tensile Strength, Ultimate 50mm/min MPa ISO527 65
C Tensile Strength, Yield 50mm/min % ISO527-1;2 6.3
C Nominal Elongation at Break 50mm/min % ISO527 >50
C Shear Strength, Ultimate 50mm/min MPa ISO527-1;2 70
C Shear Strength, Yield 50mm/min % b.o ISO527-1;2 120
C Tensile Stress Modulus 1 Hr MPa ISO 899-1 2200
C Tensile Stress Modulus 1000h MPa ISO 899-1 1900
C Charpy Impact Resistance 23ºC KJ/M2 ISO 179-1eU NB
C Charpy Impact Resistance -30ºC KJ/M2 ISO 179-1eU NB
C IZOD Impact Strength 23ºC; 3mm KJ/M2 b.o ISO 180-4A 95
  Thermal Properties        
C Glass Transition Temperature 10ºC/min ºC ISO 11357-1,-2 148
C Heat Stability 1.80 MPa
0.45 MPa
ºC ISO 75-1;2 128 140
C Vicat Softening Temperature 50N; 50ºC/h ºC ISO 306 148
C Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 23 a 55ºC 10-4/K ISO 11357-1,-2 0.65
C UL 94 Combustibility
(UL valoration)
1.5mm
0.75mm
10mm
Class UL94 HB
V-2
V-O(CL)
C Oxygenation Index Procedure A % ISO 4589-2 27
  Glow-Wire Flammability Test 1.5mm
2.0mm
3.0mm
ºC IEC 695-2-12 850
850
930
  Electrical Properties        
C Dielectric Constant 100Hz   IEC 250 3.1
C Dielectric Constant 1MHz   IEC 250 3.0
C Dielectric Loss Factor 100Hz 10-4 IEC 60250 5
C Dielectric Loss Factor 1MHz 10-4 IEC 60250 95
C Specific Volume Resistivity   0hm.m IEC 60093 1E14
C Specific Superficial Resistivity   0hm IEC 60093 1E16
C Dielectric Strength 1mm kV/mm IEC 60243-1 34
C Comparative Tracking Index Solution A Assessment IEC 112 250
  Other Properties        
C Water Absorption (values at saturation) Water at 23ºC % ISO 62 0.30
C Water Absorption (values at equilibrium) 23ºC / 50% r.h % ISO 62 0.12
C Density   Kg/M3 ISO 1183-1 1200
C Fiberglass Content   % ISO 3451-1
  Specific Properties of the Material        
C Viscosity Number   cm3/g ISO 1628-1 64
  Refraction Index Procedure A   ISO 489 1.587
  Physical Properties        
    Roma   Greek  
  Total Nominal Width (mm) 1270   1270  
  Nominal Delivery Length (mm) 1220   1220  
  Nominal Thickness (mmm) 0.8   0.8  
  Nominal Separation (mm) 76   76.0  
    18   18  
  Fg per m2 1.07   1.15  
  % of Diffusion Factory Light Transmission (DFLT) RET.WIO14        
    Clear White Bronze Smoke Grey
  % of Light Transmission (DFLT) 85 62 48 27

Physical specification

Physical specification
Standard Width 26” & 50”
Standard Length up to 27’
Thickness 0.031”
Weight 0.23 lb/sq ft
Additional widths and lengths available: call for details
Basic colors
 
Clear
 
White
 
Smoke
Special colors Upon request available in special colors as well as in combination of them.

Selection

Thickness Weight (lb/ft2) Weight (g/m2) Light transmission crystal Sound reduction index Cold forming radius Standard colors
Corrugated Standard
Greca

 

 

 

Roma

0.8 mm 0.24 1150 90% N/A 39.3 in
Clear
White
Bronze
Gray
0.8 mm 0.22 1080 90% N/A 39.3 in
Corrugated Twin Wall
Greca
   2 mm  0.27  1300  80%  N/A  114 in
Clear

Typical applications

Commercial Architectural Commercial Greenhouses Residential

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