Polycarbonate (PC) Extrusion Manufacturers 10 Q&A

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Polycarbonate Extrusion Manufacturers

 

Q1: What is polycarbonate extrusion?

A1: Polycarbonate extrusion is a manufacturing process that involves pushing molten polycarbonate resin through a shaped die to create continuous profiles or sheets. This process is commonly used for producing various products with specific shapes and dimensions.

 

Q2: What are the advantages of using polycarbonate in extrusion?

A2: Polycarbonate offers high impact resistance than acrylic, optical clarity, and excellent dimensional stability. Its versatility makes it suitable for a wide range of applications, and the extrusion process allows for the creation of complex shapes with consistent quality.

 

Q3: What types of products can be manufactured through polycarbonate extrusion?

A3: Polycarbonate extrusion can be used to produce profiles, sheets, tubes, and other customized shapes. Common applications include: Construction and Interior DesignLighting ProductsIndustrial ApplicationsTransportationElectronicsProtective PackagingMedical Equipment.

 

Q4: How does the extrusion process impact the optical properties of polycarbonate?

A4: The extrusion process, when performed with precision and proper conditions, ensures that polycarbonate maintains its optical clarity. However, it's essential to follow recommended extrusion parameters to prevent issues such as haze or discoloration. The melt temperature control, cooling rate, mold design and calibration, resin quality, post-extrusion treatment, etc. in the extrusion process are all possible influencing factors.

 

Q5: What should I consider when choosing a polycarbonate extrusion manufacturer?

A5: When selecting a manufacturer, consider their experience, production capabilities, quality control measures, and adherence to industry standards. Additionally, reviews and references can provide insights into the manufacturer's reputation and reliability. However, SMEACRYLIC have 40 years of experience in PC production and have produced beer tubes, lampshades, pneumatic tube, precision parts packaging, medical equipment applications, etc.

 

 

Q6: Can polycarbonate extrusions be customized for specific project requirements?

A6: Yes, many polycarbonate extrusion manufacturers offer customization services. This includes tailored profiles, colors, and dimensions to meet the unique specifications of your project.

Q7: Polycarbonate tube standard sizes is as below :
 

Outter Dia. (mm) Inner Dia. (mm) Thickness (mm) Outter Dia. Tolerance Length (mm)
5 3 1 ± 0.15 2000
6 4 1 ± 0.15 2000
7 5 1 ± 0.15 2000
8 6 1 ± 0.15 2000
8 5 1.5 ± 0.15 2000
10 8 1 ± 0.20 2000
10 7 1.5 ± 0.20 2000
10 6 2 ± 0.20 2000
12 10 1 ± 0.20 2000
12 8 2 ± 0.20 2000
12 6 3 ± 0.20 2000
13 9 3 ± 0.20 2000
13 7 3 ± 0.20 2000
14 10 2 ± 0.20 2000
14 8 3 ± 0.20 2000
15 13 1 ± 0.20 2000
15 11 2 ± 0.20 2000
15 9 3 ± 0.20 2000
16 12 2 ± 0.30 2000
16 10 3 ± 0.30 2000
18 14 2 ± 0.30 2000
18 12 3 ± 0.30 2000
20 18 1 ± 0.30 2000
20 16 2 ± 0.30 2000
20 14 3 ± 0.30 2000
22 18 2 ± 0.30 2000
22 16 3 ± 0.30 2000
25 21 2 ± 0.40 2000
25 19 3 ± 0.40 2000
28 24 2 ± 0.40 2000
28 22 3 ± 0.40 2000
30 26 2 ± 0.40 2000
30 24 3 ± 0.40 2000
30 22 4 ± 0.40 2000
30 20 5 ± 0.40 2000
32 28 2 ± 0.40 2000
32 26 3 ± 0.40 2000
32 24 4 ± 0.40 2000
35 31 2 ± 0.40 2000
35 29 3 ± 0.40 2000
38 34 2 ± 0.40 2000
38 32 3 ± 0.40 2000
38 30 4 ± 0.40 2000
38 38 5 ± 0.40 2000
40 36 2 ± 0.40 2000
40 34 3 ± 0.40 2000
40 32 4 ± 0.40 2000
40 30 5 ± 0.40 2000
45 41 2 ± 0.40 2000
45 39 3 ± 0.40 2000
45 37 4 ± 0.40 2000
45 35 5 ± 0.40 2000
50 46 2 ± 0.40 2000
50 44 3 ± 0.40 2000
50 42 4 ± 0.40 2000
50 40 5 ± 0.40 2000
60 56 2 ± 0.40 2000
60 54 3 ± 0.40 2000
60 52 4 ± 0.40 2000
60 50 5 ± 0.40 2000
70 66 2 ± 0.60 2000
70 64 3 ± 0.60 2000
70 62 4 ± 0.60 2000
70 60 5 ± 0.60 2000
80 76 2 ± 0.60 2000
80 74 3 ± 0.60 2000
80 72 4 ± 0.60 2000
80 70 5 ± 0.60 2000
90 86 2 ± 0.60 2000
90 84 3 ± 0.60 2000
90 82 4 ± 0.60 2000
90 80 5 ± 0.60 2000
100 96 2 ± 0.80 2000
100 94 3 ± 0.80 2000
100 92 4 ± 0.80 2000
100 90 5 ± 0.80 2000
110 104 3 ± 1.00 2000
110 102 4 ± 1.00 2000
110 100 5 ± 1.00 2000
120 114 3 ± 1.00 2000
120 112 4 ± 1.00 2000
120 110 5 ± 1.00 2000
125 119 3 ± 1.00 2000
125 117 4 ± 1.00 2000
125 115 5 ± 1.00 2000
130 124 3 ± 1.20 2000
130 122 4 ± 1.20 2000
130 120 5 ± 1.20 2000
133 127 3 ± 1.20 2000
133 125 4 ± 1.20 2000
133 123 5 ± 1.20 2000
140 134 3 ± 1.20 2000
140 132 4 ± 1.20 2000
140 130 5 ± 1.20 2000
150 144 3 ± 1.20 2000
150 142 4 ± 1.20 2000
150 140 5 ± 1.20 2000
160 154 3 ± 1.50 2000
160 152 4 ± 1.50 2000
160 150 5 ± 1.50 2000
170 164 3 ± 1.50 2000
170 162 4 ± 1.50 2000
170 160 5 ± 1.50 2000
180 174 3 ± 1.80 2000
180 172 4 ± 1.80 2000
180 170 5 ± 1.80 2000
185 179 3 ± 1.85 2000
185 177 4 ± 1.85 2000
185 175 5 ± 1.85 2000
200 194 3 ± 2.00 2000
200 192 4 ± 2.00 2000
200 190 5 ± 2.00 2000
 Be able to customize a variety of colors and sizes.

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Q8: Are there any environmental considerations with polycarbonate extrusion?

A8: Polycarbonate is a recyclable material, and the recycling of plastic helps reduce the need for new raw materials while reducing the impact of plastic waste on the environment. PC is usually marked with recycling number "7". The recycling numbers of other plastics can be referred to as follows:

 

Q9: How can I request a quote for polycarbonate extrusion services?

A9: To receive a quote, contact us SMEACRYLIC through email:[email protected] provide detailed information about your project, including design specifications, quantities, and any special requirements.

 

Q10: What quality control measures are in place during polycarbonate extrusion?

A10: SMEACRYLIC implement stringent quality control measures, including regular inspections, testing for physical properties, and adherence to industry standards. Certifications such as ISO9001 can indicate a commitment to quality.

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