Lexan™ Thermoclear
Application

Suitable for use in roofing, wall cladding, glazing, partitioning, walkways, pergolas, shopping centres, greenhouses, etc. Can be used in vertical, sloped or curved scenarios. Suitable for use in bushfire prone zones.

Description

Architectural polycarbonate glazing panels with a two-sided proprietary surface treatment, for use within various applications.

Features and benefits:

  • High quality.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Lightweight, durable profile with an impact strength of 250 times higher than glass.
  • High level of light transmission.
  • Requires less structural components when compared to standard glass products.
  • Blocks 99.9% of harmful UV radiation. The proprietary SunXP surface treatment is applied to both sides of the sheeting, providing a high resistance to outdoor weathering.
  • Design flexibility.
  • Flame resistant, self-extinguishing, stops the spread of flame and develops minimal smoke.
  • Suitable for use in high wind areas.
  • High thermal efficiency.
  • Recyclable.
  • Can be easily cut to suit project requirements.

Compliance:

Complies with the following standards:

  • AS/NZS 1530.3: 2006: Simultaneous determination of ignitability, flame propagation, heat release and smoke release.
  • AS/NZS 3837: 1998: Heat and smoke release rates for materials and products using an oxygen consumption calorimeter.
  • AS 3959: Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas.
  • AS 1170.2: Wind resistance.
  • AS 4256.1 and 5: 2006: Plastic roof and wall cladding materials.
  • AS 1562.3: 2006: Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding: Plastic.

Consult manufacturer for detailed installation instructions.

Application:

Suitable for use in roofing, wall cladding, glazing, partitioning, walkways, pergolas, shopping centres, greenhouses, etc. Can be used in vertical, sloped or curved scenarios. Suitable for use in bushfire prone zones.

General information

Material

Polycarbonate

Shape

Rectangular panel (hollow)

Size

Wide range available

WarrantyDescription

10-year warranty (glazing). 15-year limited warranty (UV coating)

Uniclass 2015

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Specification data Enhanced data

Product Reference

Lexan™ Thermoclear

Dimensions

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Length

2 m

2.5 m

3 m

3.5 m

4 m

4.5 m

5 m

5.5 m

6 m

7 m

Bespoke

Other sizes may be available, consult manufacturer for details.

Width

700 mm

1050 mm

Metallic grey only.

Bespoke

Other sizes may be available, consult manufacturer for details.

Sheet thickness

10 mm

For residential and smaller commercial applications.

16 mm

For larger projects. Clear and opal only.

Bespoke

Thicknesses up to 32 mm may be available, consult manufacturer for details.

Colour

Bronze

10 mm: 35% light transmission. 55% heat transmission.

Clear

10 mm: 81% light transmission. 80% heat transmission. 16 mm: 74% light transmission. 78% heat transmission.

Grey

10 mm: 20% light transmission. 50% heat transmission.

Metallic Grey

10 mm: 16% light transmission. 29% heat transmission.

Opal

10 mm: 64% light transmission. 68% heat transmission. 16 mm: 63% light transmission. 67% heat transmission.

Bespoke

Other colours may be available, consult manufacturer for details.

Accessories

None

12 gauge x 35 mm Tek screw

12 gauge x 50 mm T17 screw

Aluminium end cap

Available in various colours. 6.5 m long.

Aluminium H-Bar

Available in various colours and lengths, consult manufacturer.

Bonded washer, 25 mm

Breather tape

For gutters.

End cap gasket

Black. Available 8 and 14 m long.

Flexibar system

For curved applications or when non-standard gauge sheeting is to be used - consult manufacturer for details.

H-Bar finishing gasket

Black. Available 4 and 7 m long.

H-Bar gasket

Black. Available 8 and 14 m long.

Sealer tape

For ridges.

Thermal insulation (U-value)

10 mm: 3 W/m²K; 16 mm: 2.27 W/m²K

Load capacity

Consult manufacturer for details (dependent on span and environmental conditions)

Sheet weight

10 mm: 1.7 kg/m²; 16 mm: 2.7 kg/m²

Standard product features

Colour:

Available in a range of colours.

Feature:

Lightweight, strong, provides UV protection and thermal insulation.

Material:

Polycarbonate.

Shape:

Rectangular panel (hollow).

Size:

Wide range available.

Warranty description:

10-year warranty (glazing). 15-year limited warranty (UV coating).

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