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Pacific West provide high performance polycarbonate plastic supplies across Australia

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Polycarbonate is available in rod, sheet and tube form from Pacific West Corporation - Plastic Suppliers. 

It is an engineering plastic which is transparent.  Often compared to acrylic because of its appearance, polycarbonate is a much tougher plastic product altogether. 

It is unique for its impact resistance and shock load resistance.  Polycarbonate is lightweight and is UV stabilised. 

It is very tough and easy to handle plastic and can easily be fabricated to almost any shape.  Polycarbonate is also available in an abrasion resistant grade and in a grey tint and an opal grade.

Features and benefits of polycarbonate plastic:

  • Excellent impact resistance (polycarbonate is 250 times stronger than glass)
  • Very good optical properties
  • Ability to be cold formed in thinner gauges
  • Moderate chemical and scratch resistance
  • Self extinguishing
  • Excellent acoustic properties

Uses of polycarbonate plastic:

  • Safety: Machine safety guards, safety barriers, machine enclosures, safety visors.
  • Viewing Panels: Noise control enclosures, switchgear cabinets, scientific instrumentation, forklift screens, duct worksite panels, earth moving machines.
  • Glazing: Bus shelters, sports stadiums, vandal protection, signage.
  • Machined Parts: Precision engineering components, insulating ports for electrical engineering, level indicators, medical and pharmaceutical devices, components in contact with food.

Available sizes:

Polycarbonate plastic sheet:
Thickness: 1 - 12mm
Sizes: 2440 x 1200, 2440 x 1830 and 2000 x 1000mm

Polycarbonate plastic rod:
Outside Diameter: 6 - 100mm

Polycarbonate plastic tube:
Outside Diameter: 6 - 100mm
Wall thickness: 1.5mm  

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