Colorado® UV Polycarbonate smoke brown is a transparent, brown plastic sheet with exceptionally high impact resistance. Due to this feature, polycarbonate can be used as security glazing or protection that is vandal-proof, burglarproof, impact-resistant or extra safe. In addition, polycarbonate has a fire certification that can be used in public spaces. Polycarbonate is having the fire certification Bs1D0 according to EN 13501-1 and is allowed to be used in public spaces, because of the high-temperature resistance. Lexan sheets are self-extinguishing and fire retardant. Another characteristic of this material is that it is easy to cold bend it without cracking. Polycarbonate is unbreakable! Furthermore, the sheets are 50% lighter than glass and are UV-resistant.
Polycarbonate is also commonly used as a boat window. This type of polycarbonate is UV resistant.
PyraSied has polycarbonate smoke brown in stock in a 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 mm thick. The colour increases with each thickness. This material has a maximum sheet size of 3050x2050mm. From 250 kg it is possible to order polycarbonate in other colours than smoke brown and anthracite. Send us an email for more information. We also have transparent, anthracite, tubes and round rods. For inspiration, please take a look at our Acrylic Community.
Burglary glazing, shed glazing, bicycle sheds, lighting, ceiling sheets, machine parts, protective covers, bulkheads, technical products/services, boat windows, illuminated signs and it is also often used in the food industry. Check out our inspiration platform for application examples.
This material is suitable for cutting, milling, hot and cold bending, bonding, drilling, faceting, polishing, matting and printing. For more information about our fabrication services, please go visit our fabrication page.
Well-known brand names are; Lexan®, Makrolon®, Arla®, Margard®, Calibre®, Radilux®, Quin®, Axxis®, Panlite®, Lexgard® and Makrofol®.
3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm
fire retardant, spreading light, minimal thickness tolerance, impact resistant
glazing, marine glazing, protective caps
building & renovation, glass trade, industry, machine building, plastic fabricators/trade, yacht & marine building
3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm
Acrylic is crystal clear, 25 times stronger than glass and available in many colours, thicknesses and surface structures. Acrylic has the fire classification EN13501. Acrylic is very easy to fabricate: sawing/cutting, milling, laser-cutting, hot and cold bending, glueing/bonding, drilling, polishing and sanding and printing.
Brand names: PLEXIGLAS®, Versato®, Primo®, Perspex®, Nudec® PMMA, Altuglas® and Astariglas®.
Polycarbonate is very impact resistant and 250 times stronger than glass. This material is less clear in comparison to acrylic. Polycarbonate is available in clear and in some colours. This material has a better fire classification than acrylic: Bs1d0. Polycarbonate cannot always be laser-cut.
Brand names: Makrolon® and Lexan®
PETG is food-grade certified, chemical resistant and is the only plastic that is allowed in public spaces such as airports. Furthermore, PETG is impact resistant and has the same fire certification as polycarbonate. PETG is not UV-resistant. PETG does not have any thickness tolerance and is available in clear and in some colour variations. PETG can also be vacuum formed. This material cannot always be laser-cut.
Polycarbonate is 250 times stronger than glass, it is extremely impact-resistant. In addition, polycarbonate has a good fire classification (B1). Glass is clearer than polycarbonate.
Yes, however, only the UV-proof types are suitable for outdoor use.
More than 35 years of experience in performance plastics
We deliver quickly, cut-to-size and always from our own stock everywhere in Europe
We are plastic specialists and provide customized services for all, both serially tailored to your supply chain and one-offs
We develop new design and colour collections annually and guide customer-specific acrylic production for projects
From 1 July 2021, new VAT rules will apply to Dutch businesses. Due to this new legislation, we have decided to only deliver to foreign customers with a VAT number. It is therefore not possible as a private customer to order in our webshop without a VAT number. We will of course be happy to refer you to a reseller.
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