How important is it to follow Sunshield general recommendations on product usage?
It is deemed important to follow the recommended instruction for storage, installation and general treatment of Sunshield Polycarbonate sheets. This will ensure that the quality, serviceability, and longevity of the products is utilize to its maximum extent. Also, strict implementation of this instruction will make sure that the warrant will not be void.
Can the Sunshield sheets be curved?
Yes, Sunshield polycarbonate sheets can be curve or bent with ease without applying heat. The smallest curve achievable in a normal atmospheric condition can be obtained by multiplying the 175 to the thickness of the polycarbonate sheets.
If polycarbonate sheets block UV radiation, why is there a ‘UV side’ to face outwards?
Sunshield Polycarbonate sheets blocks UV radiation by absorbing it. This absorption mechanism might degrade the material, and the sheet has to be protected against it. Protection to the sheet is achieved by coating it with a special material that converts the UV radiation into heat that emits to the external air layer. In order to protect the sheets; they must be installed with the marked UV protective layer facing outside.
How do you connect polycarbonate sheets?
There are a lot of accessories available to connect polycarbonate sheets such polycarbonate H-connector and aluminum flat bar. There must be enough space between the sheets for expansion and keep expansion allowance according to the local temperature variation.
What tools would be best to cut Polycarbonate Sheets to desired sizes?
Common circular saw (carballoy), bandsaw, jigsaw, hacksaw and portable electric saw are recommended in cutting polycarbonate sheets.
How much does the polycarbonate material weigh?
|Product||Dimensions||Weight per sqm|
|Sunlite Twinwall||5.5mm x 1.22 m x 2.44m
5.5mm x 1.22 m x 4.88m
5.5mm x 1.22 m x 5.79m
|Approx.. 1.14 kg|
|Sunshield||6.0 mm x 1.22 m x 4.88 m
6.0 mm x 1.22 m x 4.88 m
4.5 mm x 1.22 m x 2.44 m
3 mm x 1.22 m x 2.44 m