What is LEXAN™?
LEXAN™ is the brand name of SABIC's Polycarbonate (PC). LEXAN™ sheets and films are based on high-performance LEXAN™ resins. Polycarbonate is an amorphous thermoplastic transparent polymer. It has outstanding physical properties and is used extensively for engineering and optical applications. LEXAN™ is often used in the market as a synonym for polycarbonate and guarantees the best quality. LEXAN™ films and sheets are one of the most valued and widely-used glass substitute in the world. Polycarbonate is a crystal clear, virtually unbreakable material. LEXAN™ films and sheets distinguish themselves from other plastics by their optical purity in combination with very high impact resistance. LEXAN™ films and sheets are 250 times stronger than glass of the same thickness. LEXAN™ films and sheets can also, unlike most plastics, withstand high temperatures. It’s a unique material that is very lightweight, making it easy to work with. Our LEXAN™ portfolio is backed by advanced technical support and application development services worldwide to meet our customers' needs.
LEXAN™ films and sheets serve as an essential material for creating countless modern products. SABIC offers versatile polycarbonate materials under the LEXAN™ films and sheets portfolio for various industries.