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    Fuerto® satin opal polycarbonate tubes

    Impact-resistant opal tubes that spread light beautifullyFrom 22,05 per tube ex VAT
    satin polycarbonate tubes
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    Mail to: sales@pyrasied.nl
    Call us at: +31(0)587676100

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    Clear

    If you order before 13:00h, it will be shipped the next workday

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    Benefits
    • Impact-resistant tubes
    • Very good fire classification
    • Light transmission = 65%
    Maximum size

    2 meters

    Professionally fabricating of sheet material

    Looking for a professional partner for mechanical and manual fabrications? We can fabricate all our materials for business clients.

    Mail to: sales@pyrasied.nl
    Call us at: +31(0)587676100

    • Product details

    • Characteristics

    • Technical specifications

    • FAQ

    Satin polycarbonate tubes are fire retardant (B1 certificate), vandal-proof and extremely impact resistant. Because this tube contains opal pigment and has a satin surface, the tube spreads light beautifully and makes it diffuse! This satin opal tube has a light transmission of 65%. The tube is less appropriate for outside applications because the tube is limited UV-stabilized.

    Stock satin polycarbonate tubes

    We have three diameters in stock: 70mm, 200mm and 250mm. Satin polycarbonate tubes in other diameters can be ordered on request. The satin PC tubes can be ordered with a minimum order quantity of 150 meters. The minimum purchase depends on the diameter and wall thickness. Diameters 30, 40 and 45mm can, for example, be ordered with a minimum purchase of 1500 meters. Pipes with a diameter of 500mm can be ordered with a minimum purchase of 150 meters. Please contact our sales specialists for more information. PyraSied has also transparent polycarbonate tubes on stock in various diameters.

    Applications

    Polycarbonate tubes are mainly used for technical applications because of their impact resistance. The polycarbonate tube satin opal is very appropriate for lighting fixtures where impact-resistance is very important. The tubes are mostly used in the lighting industry as a shield around light sources, but also in the process industry. For inspiration, please take a look at our Acrylic Community.

    Fabrications

    Sawing, milling, glueing, drilling, faceting and printing.

    Brand names

    Well-known brand names of polycarbonate are Lexan® and Makrolon®.

    Material:

    Light diffusers, Polycarbonate

    Shape:

    tube

    Colour:

    opal

    Surface:

    one-sided satin

    External Ø in mm:

    70, 200, 250

    Wall thickness in mm:

    2,5, 3

    Length:

    Half-length (±1000mm), Full-length (±2000mm)

    Light transmission:

    60-90%

    Characteristics:

    fire retardant, spreading light, impact resistant

    Applications:

    decors, light diffusers, lighting fixtures, retail design

    Branches:

    architecture, decor building, Light, plastic fabricators/trade, retail design, yacht & marine building

    Technical specifications
    Coefficient of expansion:
    0,5 mm/m/10ºC
    Density:
    1,2 g/cm3
    Thickness tolerance:
    barely
    Saw tolerance:
    +/- 1 mm
    Deviation angularity:
    1,5 mm/1m
    E-module:
    2350 MPa
    Fire classification:
    Bs1D0 according to EN 13501-1
    Bending strength:
    1587 kg/cm
    User Temperature:
    -40ºC – + 120ºC
    Edges:
    Clean cut
    Protective film:
    All tubes are provided with a protective foil.
    Frequently Asked Questions
    When do I choose for acrylic and when do I choose for polycarbonate?

    Acrylic is optically more pure than polycarbonate. Polycarbonate, on the other hand, is much more impact-resistant than acrylic, but yellows faster.

    Can I use polycarbonate tubes for outdoor applications?

    No, this is not advisable. Polycarbonate tubes do not have a UV filter and the material will yellow quickly.

    Can I order samples of tubes?

    It is possible to order samples of clear, satin or opal tubes. These samples are meant to be able to look at the type of tube and its surface. Since we only sell tubes and rods per full length, we do not have residues. That is why it is not possible to order samples of every diameter and wall thickness. We have samples available in one diameter and wall thickness.

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