He polycarbonate is a thermoplastic material It has multiple uses. Like all thermoplastics, it is malleable through the action of hot .
It's about a polymer with molecules attached to carbonate groups . It usually comes in sheets formed by multiple layers.
Thanks to your transparency and his resistance at high temperatures and impacts, polycarbonate can fulfill different functions. In many contexts it serves as a replacement for glass .
With polycarbonate can be built domes and roofs , to mention two possibilities. Depending on the configuration of its sheets, it can allow more or less light to pass through its surface. A thick and painted polycarbonate of a dark color will block almost all of the light , while a thin and transparent polycarbonate will be crossed by about 80% of the sun's rays.
Other frequent uses are linked to enclosure Yet the division from environments . With polycarbonate panels you can create and divide rooms or rooms.
Polycarbonate is also used to make bottles and glasses . These containers are reusable: they can be washed and used many times. Anyway, the extended use can do, with the passage of weather , that cracks or scratches appear in the polycarbonate, in which it is possible for bacteria to lodge. That is why cleaning must be done carefully.
Toys; parts of computers (computers), cameras and vehicles; CDs; DVDs; traffic signals; and advertising posters are products that are also manufactured with polycarbonate, whose recycling process It is quite complex and expensive.