Instructions for Storing the Polycarbonate Sheets
Considering the clean, storage and transportation factor:
- For cleaning top of the polycarbonate sheets and making them wet and dry, one could perform it by carbonate abrasive to make it ready for polish. The pressure of the contact of abrasive and plate must be kept in minimum distance to prevent heating and melting. With rate of 20 and average concentration, one could use wheel for polishing with the rate of 30 m per section together with a paste lacking alkaline materials.
If you will print an expression on the sheets, you must take care not to use a print ink comprising from carbonate corrosive chemicals.
- Use water and a soft cloth and or sponge for cleaning the polycarbonate sheets and seriously don’t use dry cloth.
- Don’t use cleaners such as leaded gasoline, tetrachloride carbon, alkaline, sharp solvents.
- You may use oil or light gasoil and compressed ionized air for cleaning and removing the dusts.
Polycarbonate sheets of (S) design, while having many advantages, however they could pass the light up to 40 to 85% and are resistant in the temperature range of 40 to 120oC; i.e. these sheets, despites their absolute superiority on traditional sheets, in all fields, however, one must consider their limitations as well, such as vulnerability range, transparency, scratch resistance, bending and flexibility of these sheets as well as their physical and chemical specifications for storage and protection. For example, when cleaning them and stowing these sheets, it is to take care not to use detergents containing destructive fluids and during their storage, not to expose the Dual-layer Sheets of (S) Design to the sharp bodies and polluted climate and destructive gases as well as keeping them away from the route of traffic of vehicles and people.
Resistance against Chemicals
It is necessary to know the rate of resistance of Polycarbonate sheets against chemicals such as acids and alkaline and this issue promotes the knowledge of manufacturers for keeping these sheets and prevent any probable damages.
Following table indicates the rate of chemical resistance of these sheets against different solvents
|Material||Chemical resistance at 20o , destructive (-); non-destructive (+)|
|Non-destructive at 20oC||Sodium chloride
|Destructive at 20oC||Weak ammonia