What is Polycarbonate

What is Polycarbonate

What is polycarbonate? Polycarbonate is a group of thermoplastic polymers made by the condensation of carbonic acid and Bisphenol A (BPA).

Is polycarbonate a plastic? Yes. It is also known as one of the most transparent of plastics, with an 85%~88% visible light transmission rate on clear sheets, comparable to clear float glass which is rated at 75%~92%.

Polycarbonate sheets combine a plethora of amazing mechanical and thermal properties which we are going to name a few in this article.