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Polycarbonate Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial polycarbonate manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source polycarbonate manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These polycarbonate companies can design, engineer and manufacture polycarbonate to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these polycarbonate manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of polycarbonate sheets, polycarbonate plastic, polycarbonate panels.

  • Mobile, AL

    At All Plastics and Fiberglass, they specialize in high quality and competitively priced Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics (FRP) fabrication. Stocking special industrial items in all shapes, forms and materials for your convenience, you are sure to find the polycarbonate products to match your requirements. They have the expertise to handle all of your FRP fabrication needs.

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  • Fort Wayne, IN

    Custom Poly Packaging is a family-owned manufacturer of a variety of plastic products. Our services include custom printing and manufacturing to custom sizes and specifications. We ship blind, confidential, and third party. To learn more about our plastic merchandise bags and our other product lines, visit our website today!

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  • Mahwah, NJ

    Rutan Poly, high quality plastic manufacturers, produces low and high density polyethylene plastic materials and color film in a wide range of thicknesses, as well as anti-static plastic sheeting and much more. Additional products include tubing, sheeting, gusset films, and all types of poly bags all in the USA. Contact Rutan today to learn more!

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  • Greenwood, DE

    New Process Fibre Co. is a major supplier of stamped parts, plastic extrusion products and plastic fabrication materials to many of the largest manufacturing companies in the world. We also offer thermoplastic materials, plastic sheets, strips, rolls and coils.

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Polycarbonate Manufacturers

Polycarbonate is a transparent thermoplastic resin with a very high temperature tolerance and impact resistance. Characteristics of polycarbonate include good light transmission, the ability to be machined or thermoformed and good dimensional stability.

Polycarbonate is FDA approved. It is perfect for applications requiring a lightweight, transparent material that is virtually indestructible. Acrylic is known for being a much stronger alternative to glass, but its strength is nothing compared to the bullet-proof hardness of polycarbonate. Also, polycarbonate is one-third the weight of the lightweight acrylic as well. Both are thermoplastic polymers, which means that they both melt when heated to a certain degree and harden when they cool, a process that can be repeated numerous times. This means that polycarbonate and acrylic plastics are able to be reshaped and recycled, making them more environmentally friendly then thermoset plastics. Other thermoplastic polymers include; Delrin, which is the trademark name of acetal polyoxymethylene, is a plastic known for its durability and versatility; polystyrene is just as popular in its preformed form of Styrofoam as it is in its final form;  PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, has the ability to retain vivid colors, which makes it a popular plastic for home decorating objects such as shower curtains, furniture and interior paneling.

Polycarbonate is a plastic material that can be found in most homes today in the form of CD and DVD discs. Polycarbonate manufacturers also create many other polycarbonate products which are used in applications like shatter-resistant display cases, security barriers, aircraft panels, machine guards, electronic housings and burglar-resistant glazing. One of the major industries that utilize polycarbonate today is the vision care industry. Because it is transparent and incredibly strong as well as having a high refractive index, polycarbonate is currently the most popular substance for corrective lenses. The high refractive index of a plastic refers to its ability to bend light that goes through it, which is in essence how vision is corrected with prescription lenses. Also, because polycarbonate is naturally highly refractive, corrective lenses made from them are able to be significantly thinner then lenses made from other substances. Sunglasses, with and without prescription lenses, are also often made with polycarbonate, since it is able to retain fillers that block ultra-violet rays well. Polycarbonate is available in scratch-resistant, flame retardant, anti-static and glass-filled forms. The only down-side to purchasing polycarbonate is that it is more expensive than acrylic or glass, although the fact that it lasts so much longer may outweigh that negative characteristic.

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