Tools for cutting Polycarbonate Sheets

Cutting Sunshield UV Protected Sheets and Sunlite Polycarbonate Sheets made easy! We are busting some myths on polycarbonate sheet cutting. Gone are the days when we get ripped off by hefty charges just to cut the sheets to our desired sizes. We’ve listed down some common tools needed and also some tips to help you successfully cut your polycarbonate sheets!

There are various and applicable tools used to cut polycarbonate sheets. It is always important to follow general recommendations of what equipment to be used. This ensures that the quality of the products will be utilized to their maximum extent. It is also important to note that once you have your measurements ready and marked, provide a few millimeters (mm) as the allowance for saw way cuts, ideally for non-professional installers an allowance of 12mm (6mm on the left side and 6mm on the right side) would be safe.

The Tools

1. Circular Saw – A circular saw is the best choice when cutting longer lengths of polycarbonate. Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheet gives you no worries in having issues about cracking or breaking due to the non-brittleness feature of the brand.

Circular Saw

2. Jigsaw – when using a jigsaw it is important that the sheet is firmly pressed during cutting to achieve a tight cut and desirable results.


3. Table saw – is an excellent tool for cutting polycarbonate sheets. This tool will give you much precise and clean-cut for your polycarbonate projects.

Table saw

4. Hand tools – Hand tools like hand shears are the most common type of tools used to cut thinner polycarbonate variants such as Sunshield Corrugated Sheets or Sunlite Jazz in small quantities.

Hand tools

You can easily cut your Sunshield UV Protected Polycarbonate Sheets or Sunlite Polycarbonate Sheets on your own now. Other than the tools mentioned above it is highly recommended to wear protective gear for your hands, eyes, and face.

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Sunshield Superiority

Sunshield Solid Polycarbonate Sheet is the best alternative to glass. This material is cheaper, lightweight, and durable. Also available in a variety of colors that may help you achieve your design ideas. Solid Polycarbonate sheet is superior in transmission and impact strength which is suitable for application that is needed for natural light, such as greenhouses and skylight roofing.

Solid polycarbonate sheet has a lot of advantages to offer. In this write up we will discuss the solid polycarbonate sheet superiority. This material can be a good choice for your roofing, partitions, and all other application requirements.

Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheet advantages

  1. UV Protection – coated with a high density of UV protecting agents. These make Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheet shielded against the deteriorating effect of UV radiation.
  2. Uniform Clarity – Virtually no pinholes or extrusion marks can be found on our polycarbonate sheets. Made from 100% virgin raw materials which make the Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheets superb in clarity.
  3. Wide Variety – Sunshield Polycarbonate offers a broad range of thicknesses and lengths to choose from. Our thickness ranges from 0.6mm up to 6mm and lengths up to 30 meters. This is absolute freedom to bring about your project’s technical and aesthetic specifications.
  4. Easy to Bend – Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheet is more than 200 times stronger than glass. The material has much more beneficial attributes which you would surely like. This material can be cold bent to make a curve without cutting them. A flexible and durable material you need.
  5. Warranty – Sunshield Polycarbonate Sheet is the only brand that offers a 10 years warranty against brittleness and discoloration which one of the customer benefit that you must also and should have.

Choosing the right product will result in saving a lot of money, time, and effort. These advantages are just a few of many of the brilliant advantages you need to make the most out of your ideas on your projects now and in the near future.

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