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Makrolon® GP Polycarbonate Sheet


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Makrolon® GP Polycarbonate Sheet

Model Number: Makrolon® GP

Makrolon® GP sheet is a polished surface, UV stabilized, transparent polycarbonate product. It features outstanding impact strength, superior dimensional stability, high temperature resistance, and high clarity. This lightweight thermoformable sheet is also easy to fabricate and decorate. Makrolon GP sheet is offered with a five (5) year Limited Product Warranty against breakage.

Application solutions from Covestro

Makrolon® sheet withstands simulator’s hurricane force winds

Situation

Hurricane simulators require clear doors that withstand high internal wind forces and keep occupants visible.

Challenges

080 Studios developed its Hurricane Simulator as a consumer “attraction” that demonstrates hurricane forces to individuals.

For the door, their design called for a clear material that would resist high internal forces, and ensure that occupants and their reactions were visible during the experience.

Their location in malls and other public areas also required that the door material meet national and global flammability codes for interior public spaces.

Solution

Makrolon® GP polycarbonate sheet

  • Clarity for occupant visibility
  • Breakage resistance for safe operation
  • Compliance with flammability codes
  • Ability to be “cold” curved for economical assembly

Marketed internationally, the hurricane simulator brings the experience of a hurricane to individuals worldwide. It also demonstrates the benefits of Makrolon sheet as over-glazing for building and window system protection during severe weather.


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Makrolon® GP
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