LiteGuide SOLID FLAT Series
LiteGuide SOLID FLAT Series
LiteGuide – Though belongs to the clear polycarbonate sheet category, has additives that softens and disperses light evenly, while still retaining a very high visible light transmission rate.

Best suited for greenhouse applications and commercial skylights, as we know humans and other living organisms would all like to avoid sunburn. Also suitable for Signs and Billboards.

VULCAN Solid FLAT LiteGuide Polycarbonate sheet

VULCAN LiteGuide SOLID Flat sheets can be seen as an enhanced version of Valuview Clear sheets.  Visible light transmission rate remains the same, but the added light diffusers disperse light evenly, creating an atmosphere with soft lighting

VULCAN LiteGuide Solid Flat sheets retain all of the great qualities of polycarbonate - 250 times over glass, 10 times over FRP and Acrylic sheets in impact strength.  Light weight, ease of installation, fireproof and weathering resistant properties make it the perfect choice for civil construction and safety glazing.

For example, sheets 6mm and above are capable of stopping low powered rounds, and often laminated to create bulletproof glass to stop higher powered rounds or complex security threats; PC sheets can also be molded into riot shields for law enforcement.

They can also be cold bent to shape and fixed to curved structures or façades, or hot formed to dome polycarbonate skylight covering for commercial and industrial applications.

LiteGuide Series

VULCAN LiteGuide filters incoming sunlight and interior lighting into soft and dispersed light, which eliminates burn on plants, vegetation, animals and human beings. The light softening properties comes from VULCAN's proprietary LiteGuide resin added to the Covestro base, and with the help of Clariant CESA Light UV and Light Stabilizers co-extruded on the surface, maximizes the lifespan of your VULCAN LiteGuide polycarbonate sheet.
 

Product Strengths

Base MaterialVULCAN polycarbonate sheets use only 100% Virgin Covestro UV stabilizer included master-batch.

LiteGuide MaterialDesigned to break up and distribute light evenly, LiteGuide will reduce hot spots and diffuse light.

LiteGuide TechnologyLiteGuide softens and disperses light evenly, which suits plants and flowers, which burns when encountering direct sunlight and is best avoided. LiteGuide sheets are also suitable for Signs and Billboards, which provides good aesthetics.

LiteGuide Transmission RateExcellent Light transmission - 88% VIS transmission rate with complete light dispersion.

High Impact Resistance250 times the impact strength over glass and 10 times over FRP and Acrylic.

Base MaterialVULCAN polycarbonate sheets use only 100% Virgin Covestro UV stabilizer included master-batch.

UV Resistant CoatingCo-extruded with the Base Material, the Clariant CESA Light UV and Light Stabilizers blocks harmful UV rays from 280~400nm. With co-extruded UV protection, VULCAN Polycarbonate sheets last 10 years or more.

Clean Room ManufacturingVULCAN Sheets are produced in ISO Class 7 (FED STD 209E equivalent Class 10,000) clean rooms to ensure impeccable quality.

Production MethodCo-Extrusion ensures evenly spread, evenly thick base material and UV coating.

Material Grade

Product Grade LiteGuide Light Softening sheet with CESA-Light Co-Extruded Coating
Outlook LiteGuide Diffuser Polycarbonate Resin
Base Material 100% Virgin UV Stabilized Covestro Polycarbonate resin.
Warranty 10 year warranty: 5 for yellowing, and 10 year for usage under normal conditions.
*Please refer to the installation instructions and list of harmful chemicals. Failure to comply shall void warranty.
Light Transmission Rate 88%
UV Resistance Clariant CESA-Light co-extruded UV and Light Stabilizers. Double layered Co-Extruded coating process results in a longer lifespan compared with other brand products.
Properties LiteGuide provides soft and diffused lighting, reducing direct sunlight penetration, while still maintaining high light transmission rates.
Places to Use Recommended in areas requiring abundant but lambent lighting to create a relaxing atmosphere. Also recommended on billboard and signboards.

 

Material Properties

Material Grades LiteGuide
Color ICE
LIGHT TRANSMISSION 88%
UV CESA-Light Co-Extruded
Included in Base Material
Warranty 5yrs (Yellowing)
10yrs (Usage)
1yr  
Transparent  
Translucent
Lighting Direct  
Diffused
Shading Excellent  
Average  
Minumum
IR Control Excellent  
Minimum
Poor  
PAR Control Excellent  
Average  
Minimum

 

Sheet Properties

Material Typical Properties Test Method Results Remark
Tested on 1.5mm LiteGuide Sheets
Tensile Strength @yield (kgf/cm²) CNS 11335 670 Should exceed 551(kgf/cm²)

Tensile Elongation (%)

CNS 11335 57 Should exceed 50%
Impact Strength CNS 12093 No Rupture Mean Value of 3 Specimen
Change Percentage of Yellow Index (YID) after Weathering Resistance test (1200hrs)

ASTM G154

ASTM E313

ΔYI -0.49  
Visible Light Transmittancy (%) ASTM D1003 0.20  
Ultraviolet Transmittancy (%) ASTM D1003 1.3  
Density (ρ) ASTM D792 1.20 g/cm³  
Burn Characteristics CNS 12093 Burnt portion self extinguishes
after burner is removed.
10 Specimen Tested. Flame does not reach the 25mm reference mark
Properties LiteGuide provides diffused and lambent lighting, reducing direct sunlight penetration, while still maintaining high light transmission rates.
Places to Use Specially designed for hot areas which requires lots of shade, but still need well dispersed lighting. Recommended for warehouse, patios, rainsheds, canopies, carparks, and many more.