Polycarbonates are a class of thermoplastic polymers that contain carbonate groups in their chemical makeup. Their exceptional toughness, durability, and molding, and thermoforming capacities have made them popular materials used in the construction, engineering, manufacturing industries.
Why Choose Polycarbonate Roofing?
Polycarbonates offer a variety of benefits that range beyond the essential functions of keeping the elements at bay. Here are some of the qualities you should keep in mind the next time you have a roofing project on your hands:
The weight of the material used in roof construction will impact various aspects of your roof's performance and how you can interact with it. Polycarbonate roofing sheets are significantly lighter than glass, acrylic, and other traditional materials, especially since roofing materials must be raised to the top of any structure in question.
Polycarbonate is highly resistant to scratches, cracks, and scrapes, making it an excellent material for long-lasting roofing. Whether it is dropped or impacted by hailstones, storm debris, or heavy weather, you can rely on it to go the distance.
Ease of Use in Construction
The installation of polycarbonate roofing is relatively easy compared to shingles, glass, and other common materials. It's lightweight yet durable nature makes it easily manipulated by construction workers, drastically shortening the time to complete projects. Polycarbonate is also easily transported to and from construction sites while reducing the environmental impact of trucking and other fossil fuel-based transportation means.
Whether you seek roofing sheets for small to medium-sized projects or bulk supplies for massive projects or retail purposes, polycarbonate sheets will prove a pocket-friendly choice. Savings will come in low initial costs, reduced need for damage replacement, long material life, and savings from lowered construction and labor costs.
Protection from Ultraviolet Rays
Ultraviolet light is a part of the natural light spectrum that can cause harm to human beings exposed to it for too long and is the reason we're told to always put on sunscreen when going out in strong sunlight. Polycarbonate roofing provides the capability to shield people from these potentially harmful rays while still allowing natural light to pass through where desired in such places as greenhouses, office complexes, private residences, and more.
Certain spaces call for quiet more than others. Office spaces (meeting areas, conference rooms, etc.) and relaxation areas such as home gazebos will benefit from polycarbonate sheets' sound barrier effect.
Why Choose ShapesPlastics?
When you source your polycarbonate roofing sheets from ShapesPlastics, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality material possible, and you may order a test sample to make sure. Standard orders will enjoy free shipping, and we are more than willing to fulfill bulk orders for construction supply retailers and large projects.
We want to help keep your construction costs as low as possible, which is why we offer cut-to-size services so that you may minimize wastage. We also provide access to a cost-calculator on our main page that allows all our prospective clients to estimate their own and get an idea of their costs. Contact us with all your polycarbonate roofing queries and concerns, and we'll do our utmost to make sure your experience with us is a pleasant one. Call us today!
To learn more about how we can help take your project or business to greater heights, contact one of our consultants for information on the market situation and our ordering process. Call us at 844-970-0650.