Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX – Properties and Applications of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Manufactured with UV protective coatings on both sides, Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX offers excellent weathering properties, whilst maintaining high clarity and impact resistance.

Key Properties of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Key properties of Dotmar Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX include:

  • Shock Resistant
  • OH&S Compliant
  • Thermally Stable
  • High Electrical Resistant
  • Light Weight & Easy to process
  • Optical Clarity
  • Flame Retardent

Standard Colour of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

  • Clear
  • Tints available on request subject to minimum order quantities

Physical Properties of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Table 1. Physical properties of Dotmar Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Property

Value

Specific Gravity
g/cm3

1.2

Continuous Operating Temperature
°C – 5,000Hrs/20,000Hrs

125/115

Tensile Strength

MPa

60

Impact Resistance

Charpy KJ/m2

40

Impact Resistance

Izod KJ/m2

70

Hardness

Rockwell M

75

Co-efficient of Thermal Expansion

Units mm/(mmxK) x 10-6

avg value 23-60°C

70

Dielectric Strength

KV/mm

28

Surface Resistivity

Ohms

1x1018

Flammability

Oxygen Index %

26

Flammability

UL94

V2

Light Transmittance

Units ASTN D 1003 (%)

89

FDA Approved

Yes for rod only

Applications of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Typical applications of Dotmar Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX include:

  • Machine Guards & Machine Enclosures
  • Noise Control Enclosures
  • Switchgear Cabinets
  • Earth Moving Machines
  • Bus Shelters
  • Security Windows

Available Forms of Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX

Table 2. Summary of the forms that Dotmar Polycarbonate Safeguard UVX can be delivered.

Form

Sizes

PC Sheet

Thickness: 3.0, 4.5, 6.0, 9.5

Sizes: 2440 x 1220, 2440 x 1830 mm

PC Rod

Diameter: 6.0 to 50.0 mm

6.0 to 100.0mm

PC Tube

Outside Diameter: 6.3 to 127.0mm

Machined PPH Parts

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

For more information on this source, please visit Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

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