Polycarbonate is a thermoplastic material that offers manufacturers and designers opportunities for design freedom, aesthetics enhancements and cost reductions. PC is known for maintaining coloring and strength over the time, even in stressful conditions. Become an expert with this comprehensive guide and learn all essentials you need to know about this widely used polymer.
Polycarbonate is a high-performance tough, amorphous and transparent thermoplastic polymer with organic functional groups linked together by carbonate groups and offers a unique combination of properties. PC is popularly used as an engineering plastic owing to its unique features that include:
- High impact strength
- High dimensional stability
- Good electrical properties amongst others
Polycarbonate plastic is a perfect material for baby bottles, refillable water bottles, sippy cups, and many other food and beverage containers as well as widely used in building and construction products, from windows and skylights to wall panels and roof domes to exterior elements for LED lighting.
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