What is a polycarbonate roof structure?
Polycarbonate roofing system projects adopt quantities of polycarbonate sheets, such as twin-wall and multi-wall polycarbonate sheets, flat solid polycarbonate sheets, and corrugated polycarbonate sheets. This is a new construction material and is available in various sizes, colors, and textures. Polycarbonate roofing sheets can be used for the large architecture roof cover, stadium and gym glazing roofs, shop mall roofs and building cladding. It also can be used for outdoor applications, for example, car parking shed roofs, door awning roofs and Terrance roofs. These polycarbonate roofing sheets are as transparent as glass, 300 times stronger than glass and lightweight. Polycarbonate roofing sheets have many advantages, Following us to explore more.
Is polycarbonate sheet good for roofs?
If you are looking for high clarity, durable, and virtually unbreakable roof material. Polycarbonate roofing sheets are the best choice for you that is good for roofs.
- High impact resistance
Polycarbonate roofing sheets are virtually unbreakable, 300 times stronger than glass. It is very strong, hailstone resistance.3-6mm flat polycarbonate roofing sheets prevent falling objects.
Polycarbonate roofing sheets have a long lifespan, warranty ing 10 years of service. If polycarbonate sheets are well-maintained, they can last between 10-20 years before needing to be replaced. Polycarbonate roofing sheets are a favorable choice for protection from extreme weather.
- High transparent
Clear flat polycarbonate sheets are as transparent as glass. Polycarbonate roofing sheets can be used for glazing commercial roofs, daylight roofs, and sunlight roofs.
- UV Protection
Polycarbonate roofing sheets are UV protection, blocking 99% of harmful rays. Protecting the sheets from yellowing and aging.
Polycarbonate roofing sheets have a wide temperature range, -40℃-+120℃. It can be used in harsh weather conditions.
Polycarbonate sheets are lightweight, with only half the weight of glass. Save transportation cost and installation labor cost.
- Thermal insulation
Polycarbonate sheets are excellent thermal insulations. 6mm twin-wall polycarbonate greenhouse panels hold heat. Keep warm on a cold day and keep cool on a summer day.
- Fire resistance
Polycarbonate roofing sheets have a super fire-resistant level，V0-V1 class. It is hard to ignite and self-extinguish. Polycarbonate roofing panels are safe for construction.
What are the disadvantages of polycarbonate roofs?
The disadvantage of polycarbonate sheets is susceptible to scratching. But polycarbonate is widely used for roofing which is not a problem. If you want the anti-scratch polycarbonate, we also can provide hardness coating polycarbonate sheets. Anti-scratch polycarbonate is popular for advertising boxes, and lightboxes.
What thickness of sheets should I used for roofs?
4mm 6mm 8mm twin-wall polycarbonate sheets and 3mm-6mm solid polycarbonate are often used for outdoor applications, such as canopies roofs, car shed roofs,s or door awning roofs. It is easy to handle and can be cut to size using a sharp knife. 6mm 8mm twin-wall polycarbonate sheets can be used for agriculture greenhouses for their high thermal insulation and long life service. If you need the higher heat, we suggest 8mm, 10mm multi-wall polycarbonate or honeycomb polycarbonate structures.
16mm 18mm 20mm flat polycarbonate sheets are used for large construction roofs, such as stadium roofs and building cladding. Because the span of the frame is wide so thicker polycarbonate sheets have higher impact resistance.
Where to get polycarbonate roofing sheets?
UNQ polycarbonate manufacturer company is a leading polycarbonate supplier in China. We import Sabic, and Lexan raw materials to produce and ensure quality. Various colors, sizes, and types are available. Free sampling in 7 days. We support OEM & ODM for polycarbonate distributors all over the world. Contact us to get more information about polycarbonate sheets.