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SUNLITE® has a cellular polycarbonate structure that yields a lightweight sheet with high impact strength and superior thermal insulation. High light transmission makes SUNLITE® ideal for varied roofing, wall cladding and glazing applications. The SUNLITE® product range includes heat-blocking SolarSmart™ sheets that reduce heat build-up and anti-condensation treatment for greenhouses and garden centres. With 99.9% UV blocking properties it is the ideal solution for providing UV shading for public areas.

Features/ Benefits:

  • Blocks virtually all UV radiation.
  • Easy to handle and install.
  • Excellent structural durability.
  • Extremely Lightweight yet impact resistant.
  • High fire ratings.
  • High light transmission.
  • High thermal insulation.
  • Weather and UV resistant.

Applications:

  • Architectural roofing and glazing.
  • Conservatory roofing.
  • Covered walkways.
  • Decorative partitions.
  • Greenhouse and garden centre roofing.
  • Illuminated signage and displays.
  • Skylights and sidelights.

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Standard product features

Technical properties:

  • Density: 1.2 g/cm³.
  • Heat deflection temperature: 135°C.
  • Coefficient of linear thermal expansion: 6.5 x 10E-5 mm/°C.
  • Practical thermal expansion/contraction: 3 mm/m.
  • Impact strength: 40–400 J.
  • Elongation at break (10 mm/min): >90%.
  • Fire resistance (to BS EN 13501): B, s1, d0.
  • Service temperature: -50 to +100°C long term, -50 to +120 short term.
  • Tensile strength at yield (10 mm/min): 62 MPa.

Options

Colour:

Availability is dependent on type and thickness, consult manufacturer's literature for more information.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-65-60/320 Plastics, composite and recycled plastics sheets

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Palram Europe Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1302 360161

Product reference

[SUNLITE®]
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Standard sheet with UV protection on one side.
[SUNLITE® Breeze]
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Part of the SolarSmart™ family. Breeze offers unsurpassed performance providing the highest clarity and near infer-red selectivity.
[SUNLITE® CL]
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SolarSmart™ heat blocking sheet for architectural applications.
[SUNLITE® ML]
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Multi-layered colour combinations for special designs.
[SUNLITE® Plus]
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With anti-condensation, for greenhouses.
[SUNLITE® SLT]
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SolarSmart™ heat blocking and anti-condensation sheet for garden centres.
[SUNLITE® Smart]
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SolarSmart™ transparent sheet with advanced heat-blocking properties. Incorporates near infer-red selectivity providing 'cool light'.
[SUNLITE® Solar Control]
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SolarSmart™ metallic reflective heat blocking sheet.
[SUNLITE® UV2]
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With integrated UV protective layer on both sides.

Size

As drawing

Type

[Twin Wall]
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Available in 4, 4.5, 6, 8 and 10 mm thicknesses.
[Triple Wall]
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Available in 8, 10 and 16 mm thicknesses.
[V-Structure]
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Available in 20, 25, 32, 35 and 40 mm thicknesses.
[X-Lite]
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Available in 16, 25, 32, 35 and 40 mm thicknesses.

Thickness

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Width

[ ______ ]

Colour

[Not applicable]
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For SUNLITE® CL and SLT.
[Blue]
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Standard colours.
[Bluish Breeze]
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Solar Smart™.
[Bronze]
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Standard colours.
[Clear]
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Standard colours.
[Green]
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Standard colours.
[White Diffuser]
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Standard colours.
[White Opal]
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Standard colours.
[Bronze/Opal]
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Multilayered colours for SUNLITE® ML.
[Solar Guard (Solar Control/Opal)]
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Multilayered colours for SUNLITE® ML.
[Smart Green]
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SolarSmart™.
[Solar Control]
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SolarSmart™.
[Solar Ice]
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SolarSmart™.

Connecting profiles

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Manufacturer details

Unit 2,
Doncaster Carr Industrial Estate,
White Rose Way,
Doncaster,
South Yorkshire, DN4 5JH
Tel +44 (0)1302 360161
Fax +44 (0)1302 380739
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