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Makrolon® FD polycarbonate sheet complies with FDA requirements for food contact. This non-UV stable sheet offers excellent optical clarity, good heat resistance, and high impact strength. Makrolon® FD polycarbonate sheet is covered by a five year warranty against breakage. Applications include food processing equipment guards, bulk food bins, candy molds, sneeze guards, autoclave packaging, hospital trays, bassinets, incubators, and medical device storage containers.Makrolon® FD sheet is a non-UV stabilized transparent polycarbonate product which complies with FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.1580 requirements for food contact. It features outstanding impact strength, superior dimensional stability, high temperature resistance, and high clarity. Ideally suited for demanding applications in food processing environments, as well as medical applications, this lightweight thermoformable sheet is also easy to fabricate and decorate. Makrolon® FD sheet is offered with a five (5) year Limited Product Warranty against breakage.

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Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages

Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Sheet .236 48” x 96” CTS 48” x 96” CTS

Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.

Properties

Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density g/cm^3 D792 D792
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Tensile Strength @ yield psi D638 9500
Tensile Modulus MPa D638 340000
Tensile Elongation @Break % D638 110
Flexural Strength MPa 13500
Flexural Modulus psi 345000
Compressive Strength psi D695 12500
IZOD Impact Strength Notched kJ.m^2 D256 18
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Coeffcient of Linear Thermal Expansion x10^-5/K x10^-5/K 3.75
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi °F 270
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Surface Resistivity @60 Hz ohms/sq D257
Volume Resistivity, 50% RH ohm-cm D250 8.2
Optical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
3mm Transparent Clear Transmittance. Total (%) % D1003
Refractive Index % D542 1.586

Applications

  • Food processing equipment guards
  • Bulk food bins
  • Candy molds
  • Sneeze guards
  • Autoclave packaging
  • Hospital trays
  • Bassinets
  • Incubators
  • Medical device storage container

Advantages

  • High impact resistance
  • FDA Food contact compliant
  • Superior dimensional stability
  • High temperature resistance
  • High clarity
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