what are the advantages and disadvantages of multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet

- Jul 21, 2018 -

According to its internal structure, polycarbonate PC hollow sunlight plate can be divided into two walls, three walls, four walls, honeycomb and so on. In some special projects, the requirement to the hollow polycarbonate sheet is higher, can order with the manufacturer, so what are the advantages and disadvantages of multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet?


Advantages of multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet compared with other hollow polycarbonate sheet:

The advantage of multiwall PC hollow polycarbonate sheet is to be able to achieve better heat insulation, stress or bearing capacity strength, not easy to damage and other effects. Multi walls sound insulation, good insulation, support than two walls.


Disadvantages of multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet:

For a canopy with arched radians, the more walls the plate has, the greater the impact on its lifetime, because it carries more force when bending. Moreover, the cost of multiwall PC hollow polycarbonate sheet is much higher than that of two-layer hollow polycarbonate sheet because of the large amount of materials used. If the materials used are not increased in proportion to the proportion of multiwall panels, the thickness of the panel walls of multiwall structured hollow polycarbonate sheet will not keep pace with the thickness of the panels, but will become thinner and affect the quality of use.


So when is it good to choose a multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet? We remind you that when you are building the daylighting roof, the keel density is too large, the purlins are too far apart, or indoor use for the facade partition needs to increase the hardness of the plane and isolate the noise when, for these several cases can play a very key role with multiwall hollow polycarbonate sheet.


As for the question that a lot of customers are concerned about, the more walls, the longer the service life of the hollow polycarbonate sheet is not. In fact, the service life of the hollow polycarbonate sheet lies in the top layer, rather than the number of walls.


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