Why use polycarbonate?

13 Apr 16

As a tried and trusted roofing material polycarbonate has some clear advantages over glass and can be used in a variety of applications beyond conservatory roofs, including carports, lean-to roofs, canopies, pergolas and greenhouses. Polycarbonate offers:

  • High impact resistance
  • Resistance to UV rays
  • Light weight
  • Good acoustic insulation
  • A cheaper alternative to glass
  • Minimal maintenance

It’s important to choose the right type of polycarbonate for your application. Multiwall polycarbonate has high-impact strength, superior insulation properties and good light transmission. Its light weight makes it easier to transport and install. Use solid polycarbonate for unbreakable strength and a glass like appearance!

We have a wide variety of both multiwall and solid polycarbonate to choose from in a variety of thicknesses and tints. Sheets can be cut to size (multiwall is also blown and taped) and delivered to your door or collected from our warehouse within a few days of your order.

A full range of glazing bars and fixing accessories are also available for both polycarbonate and glass.

Order online or call 01925 826314. Enquiries (including photos and drawings) can be emailed to enquiries@bichwoodtrading.co.uk.

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