MAKROLON 15 Polycarbonate Sheet offers superior weatherability. Innovative MAKSHIELD coating technology enhances its performance.
The Clear Choice for your Glazing Needs
MAKROLON 15 employs MAKSHIELD® coating technology which has been used successfully in mass produced automotive glazing applications for over 5 years
MAKSHIELD imparts unprecedented durability to MAKROLON 15 for architectural glazing applications coupled with the inherent toughness of polycarbonate.
WATER RESISTANCE CHARACTERIZATION
Upon exposure to UV radiation, weatherability can be quantified by degree of yellowness, or “Yellowness Index” (YI) as measured in ASTM D1925 Test Method for Yellowness Index of Plastics. Visible changes are detectable when YI ≈ 8
MAKROLON® 15 is warranted for 15 years against yellowing and loss of light transmission when used in vertical glazing applications.
WATER RESISTANCE PERFORMANCE
ABRASION RESISTANCE PERFORMANCE*
REGULATORY CODE COMPLIANCE AND CERTIFICATIONS*
IBC 2606.4, Class CC1: International Building Code, Chapter 26, Plastics (Light Transmitting Plastics Specifications)
Florida Building Code 2004, Category: Shutters, Sub-category: Storm Panels and Category: Sky Lights, Sub-category: Skylight
CPSC 16 CFR 1201 Category I or Category II: Safety Standard for Architectural Glazing Materials
ANSI Z97.1-2004: American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials Used in Buildings - Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test
UL972: Burglary Resistant Glazing Materials ULListed product ULFile #BP2126
*Selected gauges of MAKROLON 15 Sheet comply with these standards.
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