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Macrolux Rooflite

Macrolux Rooflite are high performance products designed to transmit natural light into lightweight coverings. Ideal for residential, industrial and greenhouse applications. Lightweight sheets with high resistance to weathering and hail impacts.

Common Applications

  • Sidelights
  • Skylights
  • Greenhouses
  • Garden Sheds
  • Pool & Patio Covers
  • Canopies
  • Walkway Covers
  • Carports
  • Sunrooms
  • Vertical Partitions & Dividers
  • Fencing

Features

  • High Light Transmission
  • High Impact Resistance
  • UV Protection
  • Virtually Unbreakable, 20 times stronger than fiberglass and over 120 times stronger than glass
  • Low Flammability, self extinguishing
  • Wind Load Resistance
  • HD Soft White product available, 100% Light Diffusion and 90% Light Transmission
  • No Drip feature available, prevents condensation from forming droplets and dripping on the plants which can spread disease and damage plants.

Benefits

  • Easy to install
  • Lightweight
  • 10 year warranty
  • Recyclable
Thickness (mm) Weight (lb/ft2) Weight (g/m2) Light Transmission Clear Pitch / Depth (mm) Pitch / Depth (in) Cold Forming min Radius (FT/1") U factor (Btu/ft2 h °F)
CORRUGATED STANDARD

Greca

Greca
0.8
0.9
1
0.23
0.25
0.27
1130
1200
1300
90
90
90
76/18
76/18
76/18
3"/.71"
3"/.71"
3"/.71"
13 1/8'
13 1/8'
13 1/8'
1.14
n/a
n/a

Roma (sine wave)

Roma
0.8 0.22 1080 90 76/18 3"/.71" 13 1/8' 1.14

Omega

Omega
0.8 0.23 1130 90 76/15 3"/.59" 13 1/8' 1.14

Big Wave

Big Wave
0.8 0.24 1150 90 177/51 7"/2" 37 3/4' 1.14

12" R Panel

12 R Panel
0.8
0.9
0.26
0.29
1260
1400
90
90
304.8/31.8
304.8/31.8
12"/1.25"
12"/1.25"
24 5/8'
24 5/8'
1.14
n/a

9" On Center

9 On Center
0.8
0.9
0.25
0.28
1210
1360
90
90
228.6/19.05
228.6/19.05
9"/.75"
9"/.75"
14 3/4'
14 3/4'
1.14
n/a

9" Flat

9 Flat
0.8
0.9
0.25
0.28
1210
1360
90
90
228.6/15.88
228.6/15.88
9"/.62"
9"/.62"
14 3/4'
14 3/4'
1.14
n/a

Frontier Rib

Frontier Rib
0.8
0.9
0.25
0.28
1210
1360
90
90
228.6/15.70
228.6/15.70
9"/.62"
9"/.62"
14 3/4'
14 3/4'
1.14
n/a
CORRUGATED TWIN WALL

Greca

Greca
2 0.24 1150 80 76/18 3"/.71" 13 1/8' n/a
No-Drop

NO DRIP

Anti condensate that inhibits the formation of condensation into droplets by reducing surface tension making the condensation run off the sheets into the gutter or drain.

Double UV

2 UV

Two sided UV Protection for superior resistance against UV rays which helps maintain long term high light transmission.

LIGHT DEPRIVATION CORRUGATED SHEETS

LIGHT DEPRIVATION CORRUGATED SHEETS

0% Light Transmission corrugated polycarbonate sheets with the option of being in different configurations; black, white/black or white/black/white. This product is available from .9mm to thicker sheets.

Frostyglass

FROSTYGLASS

Features a ground glass appearance, providing greater light diffusion. Available finish in the greca corrugated twinwall product.

HIGH DIFFUSION SOFT WHITE

HIGH DIFFUSION SOFT WHITE

100% light diffusion. Scatters light in greenhouses promoting uniform growth. Produces bigger brighter plants and vegetables. High light transmission, 90%.

Physical specification
Standard Widths 26”, 50”, 50.75”
Standard Lengths Up to 48’
Thicknesses 0.8mm (0.31”), 0.9mm (0.35”), 1mm (0.39”), 1.2mm (0.47”)
Additional widths and thicknesses available. Contact us for more information.
Light Transmissions
Solid Corrugated Clear 90% Opal 60% HD Soft White 90% Bronze 48% Smoke Grey 50%
TW Corrugated Frostyglass Clear 80%
Standard colors

Clear

Opal

HD Soft White

Bronze

Smoke Grey

Special colors available upon request. Contact us.
Technical DataValue
Thermal expansion 2.1mm for every 3m by 10ºC
Thermal conductivity 0.17W/mºC
Vicat softening point 135ºC (AS 1462)
Resistance to Traction 65 Mpa (AS 1462)
Resistance to Impact Exceeds 9 joules (AS 4257.6-1994)
Approximately 250 times more than glass.
Corrugation Retention

Without changes for up to 2 hours at 100ºC.

1. Thermal Expansion – calculate from ambient temperature at time of installation.
2. Impact Resistance – can decline with age.

*C=These characteristics have been taken from the CAMPUS plastic database and are based on the international catalogue of databases for plastic according to ISO10350 (Plastics - data acquisition and presentation, comparable only, 1993) NB= No Break

 * Test ConditionsUnitsStandardsMacrolux Rooflite Resin Values
 Rheological Properties    
C Melt volume - Flow Rate 300ºC; 1.2Kg cm3/(10min) ISO 1133 6
  Melt Mass - Flow Rate 300ºC; 1.2Kg g/(10min) ISO 1133 6.5
  Contraction after parallel/normal molding   % b.o ISO 2577 0.6-0.8
 Mechanical Properties    
C Tensile Modulus 1mm/min MPa ISO527 2350
C Yield Stress 50mm/min MPa ISO527 65
C Yield Strain 50mm/min % ISO527-1;2 6.3
C Nominal tensile strain at break 50mm/min % ISO527 >50
C Stress at break 50mm/min MPa ISO527-1;2 70
C Strain at break 50mm/min % b.o ISO527-1;2 120
C Tensile Creep modulus 1 Hr MPa ISO 899-1 2200
C Tensile Creep modulus 1000h MPa ISO 899-1 1900
C Charpy impact resistance 23ºC KJ/M2 ISO 179-1eU NB
C Charpy impact resistance -30ºC KJ/M2 ISO 179-1eU NB
C IZOD Notched impact resistance 23ºC; 3mm KJ/M2 b.o ISO 180-4A 95
C IZOD Notched impact resistance -30 °C; 3mm KJ/M2 b.o ISO 180-4A 16C(P)
 Thermal Properties    
C Glass transition temperature 10ºC/min ºC ISO 11357-1,-2 148
C Temperature of deflection under load 1.80 MPa
0.45 MPa
ºC ISO 75-1;2 128 140
C Vicat Softening temperature 50N; 50ºC/h ºC ISO 306 148
C Co – efficient of linear thermal expansion 23 a 55ºC 10-4/K ISO 11359-1; -2 0.65
C Burning behavior UL94
(UL Valoration)
1.5mm
0.75mm
10mm
Class UL94 HB
V-2
V-O(CL)
C Oxygen index Procedure A % ISO 4589-2 27
  Glow Wire Test (GWFI) 1.5mm
2.0mm
3.0mm
ºC IEC 695-2-12 850
850
930
 Electrical Properties    
C Relative permittivity 100Hz   IEC 250 3.1
C Relative permittivity 1MHz   IEC 250 3.0
C Dissipation factor 100Hz 10-4 IEC 60250 5
C Dissipation factor 1MHz 10-4 IEC 60250 95
C Volume resistivity   0hm.m IEC 60093 1E14
C Surface resistivity   0hm IEC 60093 1E16
C Electrical strength 1mm kV/mm IEC 60243-1 34
C Comparative tracking index (CTI) Solution A Rating IEC 112 250
 Other Properties    
C Water Absorption (saturation value) Water at 23ºC % ISO 62 0.30
C Water Absorption (equilibrium value) 23ºC / 50% r.h % ISO 62 0.12
C Density   Kg/M3 ISO 1183-1 1200
C Fiberglass content   % ISO 3451-1 -
 Specific properties of the material    
C Viscocity number   cm3/g ISO 1628-1 64
  Refraction index Procedure A   ISO 489 1.587
 % of Diffusion Factory Light Transmission (DFLT) RET.WIO14    
    Clear White Bronze Smoke Grey
  % of Light Transmission (DFLT) 85 62 48 27

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