Low Flammability Polycarbonate Sheet
Sheffield Plastics Inc., a Bayer MaterialScience Company,
announced that it has received a Certificate of
Material Excellence for its MAKROLON® LF Low Flammability
polycarbonate sheet material from Material
ConneXion®, the world’s largest
resource for information on
new and innovative materials.
Along with the award, MAKROLON
LF will be included in
Material ConneXion’s extensive
global resource library of materials
that is on display at its
offices and can be accessed online by architects, engineers,
industrial and interior designers worldwide via the
Internet at www.materialconnexion.com.
MAKROLON LF is ideal for applications requiring flame inhibiting
polycarbonate such as transparent interior aircraft
components, electronic enclosures, gaskets, spacers,
switchgears, electrical devices, thermoformed equipment
and other current-carrying components. It is UL 94 V-0
listed and meets stringent FAR 25.283 A and B flammability
The material is easy to form and can be easily die cut,
punched and sheared for the most demanding fabrication
needs. It features improved ductility and reduced brittleness
for superior impact strength, many times that of float
glass and acrylic. It is also UV stabilized and offers excellent
Standard clear and custom colors are available in
gauges ranging from .080” to .250”.
For more information, contact Cindy Kahlstrom,
Sheffield Plastics, Inc., 119 Salisbury Road, Sheffield, MA
01257, 800-254-1707, Fax: 800-457-3553, Web: www.