It is necessary for homeowners and carport manufacturers to read this article if they want to build a beautiful and useful polycarbonate carport in the yard or beside the house.
Polycarbonate carport is a very useful structure to protect your car, boat, or other motor vehicles from damage. They use suitable polycarbonate sheets as roofing sheets. You can find the pictures of polycarbonate carport as following.
The car will be hurt by the sandstorm, hail-stone, snowfall by chance. The strong ultraviolet radiation is a potential threat to the car's color. Polycarbonate offers outstanding impact resistance under from -40°C to +120°C. Therefore, polycarbonate carport will protect the car from these damaging. The co-extruded UV protective layer will block more than 99% harmful ultraviolet rays. It can protect the polycarbonate roof from yellowing for more than 10 years.
The common carport roofing materials are PVC plastic, tempered glass, plastic film, textile, PMMA/Acrylic, and wood. The following table will tell you the difference:
|Item||PVC plastic||Tempered glass||plastic film||Textile||PMMA/Acrylic||Wood||Polycarbonate|
|Temperature range||from -15°C to +80°C||from -15°C to +100°C||from -15°C to +60°C||from -15°C to +60°C||from -15°C to +90°C||from -15°C to +65°C||from -40°C to +120°C|
|Thermal expansion||Good||Good||Not good||Not good||Good||Not good||Good|
|Impact resistance||Good||Not good||Not good||Not good||Good||Not good||Excellent|
|Weatherability/Lifespan||3-4 years||20-30 years||2-3 years||2-3 years||3-4 years||5-6 years||10-20 years|
|Machinability||Easy to fabricate by common tools||Hard to fabricate, easy to broke when fabricating||Easy to broke when fabricating||Easy to broke when fabricating||Hard to fabricate, easy to broke when fabricating||Easy to fabricate by common tools||Easy to fabricate by common tools|
|easy to install||need to cut in advance, hard to install||easy to install||easy to install||need to cut in advance, easy to install||easy to install||easy to install|
Therefore, the polycarbonate sheet is the right material for a carport.
Polycarbonate carport should match with the surroundings, therefore, the polycarbonate carport with suitable colors will be very important. The common colors are clear, brown, blue. CONTACT US for more information about customized colors.
2. Flat polycarbonate sheet with the thickness of 2mm, 3mm, 4mm;
3. Corrugated polycarbonate sheets: A variety of colors are available, the thickness is from 0.8-2mm;
Dilang is the top manufacturer and wholesaler of polycarbonate sheets in China. We can provide high-quality polycarbonate sheets, free samples, polycarbonate fabrication, OEM service, and polycarbonate carport kit.
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