DisplaysResourcesSpecialsGalleryGet a Quote

Makrolon® IR is a polycarbonate sheet product developed to meet ANSI Z87.1, EN 169, and CSA Z94.3 standards for face shield applications. Proprietary additive systems block UV and IR light providingprotection during gas flame welding and cutting operations and meeting the requirements for welding shades 3 and 5. Polycarbonate’s toughness provides outstanding impact performance and state-of-the-art extrusion manufacturing delivers high optical quality needed for face shield applications.

Do you need Fabrication or Machining for Makrolon IR?

Contact us today for your fabrication and machining needs!

Request Fabrication/Machining Services
At a Glance

Generic Name
Polycarbonate

Available In
Sheet

Start Your Quote

Send us a message:

*Required Fields

Gallery

Technical Information

Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages

Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Sheet .044″ – .060″ 48” x 96” CTS Shaded

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 1.2
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 C177 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

  • Face shields for flame welding and cutting
  • General IR protection

Advantages

  • Face protection
  • Protection during gas flame welding and cutting operations
  • High optical quality
Copyright © 2016 - 2017 Emco Industrial Plastics