Polycarbonate Light Transmission and Insulation

Min. Roof Slope 5º (1/12)   SHGC is Solar Heat Gain Coefficient – Low SHGC = less solar heat gain        Contact

Contact      Also 16mm Blue  45% Light Transmission – .65 SHGC   Base & Cap Install System

Thickness   Color
Walls Light Trans    R-
value
lb.ft. Bend Length Width
SHGC
8mm – 5/16″ Clear 2 Wall 82% 1.7 .31 55″ 4-48′ 4’&6′ .82
 10 year White 40% .68
 Warranty Bronze 50%  .55
8mm “20 yr” Clear 2 Wall 82% .35
.82
20 year Softlite 79% .77
10mm – 3/8″ Clear 2 Wall 80% 1.8 .37 69″ .80
 10 year White 40% .68
Bronze 50% .55
16mm – 5/8″ Clear 3 Wall 76% 2.4 .57 110″ .78
 10 year White 40% .57
Bronze 50% .53
16mm “20 yr” Clear 3 Wall 74% .60 48″
.78
20 year Softlite 72% .73
16mm-X Clear X Wall 59% 3.03 .64 120″ 4 -39′ .58
20 year White (5 Walls) 49% .52
25mm X-Wall Clear X Wall 58% 3.7 .70 Do not
.65
Plus White
(5 Walls)
49% Bend .54
 10 year Bronze 28% .42
25mm 3-Wall
Clear
3 Wall 74% 3.0 .62 120 4 – 48″
.69
20 year Softlite 72% .67

Extended Warranty to 20 years!        Sheet Cross Sections        SHGC is solar heat gain coefficient

Lengths: In ft increments 4 – 48 ft.          Sheets over 26′ require dedicated truck, and high ship costs.

* Bronze expansion & contraction can be extreme, as Bronze gets hotter than clear, white/opal or Softlite.
* Opal polycarbonate light transmission is the lowest, is best for areas that could get hot and hides dirt.
* Sheet must be Installed with ribs vertical on walls and with the slope on roof. Minimum Roof Slope 5º (1/12)
* Install ribs vertical same direction as sheet length * Sheet size listed width x length.

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