Does Isopropyl Alcohol damage polycarbonate?

Does Isopropyl Alcohol damage polycarbonate?

Other chemicals such as Isopropyl Alcohol and Ethanol have very little effect on the surface of the Polycarbonate. However, the hard-coat will not protect against all chemicals and if there is a minor scratch in the hard-coat, chemicals can still attack at that point.

How do you clean Makrolon polycarbonate?

1) Thoroughly pre-rinse with warm water to loosen and wash away surface material, grit and grime. 2) With a 50/50 isopropyl alcohol-water mixture, gently rub the area with a soft non-abrasive cloth. 3) Immediately rinse thoroughly with lukewarm clean water.

What is Bayer Makrolon polycarbonate?

Makrolon® polycarbonate is extremely robust, lightweight with glass-like transparency and is impact resistant – even at low temperatures. Stronger and lighter than glass, polycarbonate also provides energy and CO2 emission savings.

Can you use Windex on polycarbonate?

Popular household cleaners such as Windex or 409 will cause damage to polycarbonate sheets and should never be used as a substitute for a proper cleaner. Using a dry cloth to clean your polycarbonate will rub the dirt and dust into your polycarbonate sheet, scratching or causing damage to it.

How do you disinfect polycarbonate?

Alcohol solutions (isopropyl alcohol / purified water) or wipes with at least 70 percent alcohol are effective for sanitization of most hard surfaces. First, clean the surface with soap and water. Apply the alcohol solution and let it sit on the surface for at least 30 seconds to disinfect. Wipe dry with a clean cloth.

Are Lexan and Makrolon the same?

Yes, they are the same thing. Lexan™ is actually a brand name of polycarbonate manufactured by Sabic Innovative Plastic. We offer both Lexan™ and Makrolon® brand polycarbonate sheet. Makrolon® is manufactured by Sheffield Plastics Inc.

How do you clean polycarbonate boat windows?

Your polycarbonate windows should be washed whenever your boat is washed. Do wash only with mild boat soap or mild detergent, lukewarm water, and an appropriate washing mitt or soft cotton cloth. Beware of washing with trapped grit in your cloth! Rinse cloth well during and after washing.

What is the difference between Makrolon and Lexan?

What is the best cleaner for polycarbonate?

For proper cleaning and care of your polycarbonate sheets, we recommend Novus #1 cleaner and a soft cloth.

What is Makrolon hygard?

Makrolon® Hygard, the ultimate security product, was developed to meet the need for a higher performing security glazing material. Makrolon® Hygard offers multiple levels of protection with certified containment glazing (CG) and bullet-resistant (BR) material.

What is Makrolon® 15 HV sheet?

Makrolon® HV polycarbonate sheet was developed specifically for high optics and durability in heavy equipment. As the product of choice, Makrolon HV withstands routine impact and abrasion from tree limbs, rocks, mud, and other debris. Makrolon® 15 Polycarbonate Sheet offers long term weatherability and is backed by a 15 year performance warranty.

What is Makrolon GP data sheet?

Download the Makrolon GP Data Sheet.pdf Tuffak® XL (Makrolon® GP-V) sheet is a polished surface, UV stabilized, transparent polycarbonate product. GP-V is a flame retardant grade with a UL 94 V-2 rating at 0.060″ and greater, then improves to V-0 rating at 0.220″ and greater.

What is Makrolon/Lexan?

Polycarbonate (Makrolon® / Lexan®) is a transparent thermoplastic sheet material used where impact resistance, flame retardency, good dielectric properties and optical clarity are priorities. Polycarbonate thermoforms well, is easy to paint and bonds well using solvents and adhesives.