SABIC™ LEXAN™ for motorcycle windscreens
Motorcycle manufacturers are under increasing pressure to improve safety and environmental performance, while consumers demand unique and stylish features. Windshields are increasingly designed as spherical 3D shapes. At the same time, regulatory requirements for abrasion resistance and weatherability have grown more stringent. Many manufacturers choose LEXAN High Optical Quality sheets and coated LEXAN MARGARD™ sheets with formable hard coating for windshield applications. These sheets are an excellent choice for motorcycle windshields.
SABIC products for motorcycle windshields
LEXAN™ High Optical Quality Sheet for motorcycle windscreens
SABIC offers High Optical Quality LEXAN Sheets that provide high impact strength, lightweight, spall protection, and coating ability. Making them ideal for motorcycle windscreens. High optical quality LEXAN sheets meet the strictest standards for specks, bubbles, lints, fibers, distortion, and ripple.
SABIC has been a critical supplier to motorcycle manufacturers for many years. LEXAN offers the best optical quality materials for the glazing of forestry vehicles, high-speed trains, high-security facilities, bulletproof glass-PC laminates, and military and police vehicles. This makes it a perfect material for motorcycle windshields.
LEXAN™ Coated MARGARD™ Sheet for motorcycle windscreens
SABIC’s lightweight coated LEXAN MARGARD sheet has a hard surface coating on one or both sides. These sheets offer optical clarity in combination with antifog behaviour and UV resistance. The sheet is also flame-resistant and heat-stable. MARGARD sheet is an excellent candidate for motorcycle windshields. The surface of the Coated MARGARD sheet offers exceptionally high impact resistance, minimizing the risk of breakage, even when subjected to violent blows by heavy objects.
The unique, hard surface coating of the MARGARD sheet also provides a high level of protection against unsightly scratching, which makes it an ideal material for motorcycle windshields. The MARGARD sheet will also not shatter or splinter, reducing the risk of injury during a crash. The MARGARD sheet is highly resistant to abrasion and chemicals and has excellent weathering properties. The sheets also provide enhanced resistance to oil, paint, and other fluids, making them a perfect material to use for motorcycle windshields.