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Any of a group of thermoplastics that are linear polyesters of carbonic acid, especially those derived from bisphenol A and phosgene, characterized by high-impact strength, light weight, and flexibility, and used as shatter-resistant substitutes for glass.


(ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːbəˌneɪt; -nɪt)
(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of strong transparent thermoplastic resins used in moulding materials, laminates, etc


(ˌpɒl iˈkɑr bəˌneɪt, -nɪt)

a synthetic thermoplastic resin, a linear polymer of carbonic acid, used for molded products, films, and nonbreakable windows.
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Marquee area to be covered by a hinged Makrolon - SL SGC-100 Lexan
The 'F | limye Flat' lamp, is manufactured by EDC GmbH using Bayer's Makrolon OD2015.
Makrolon ET MS240 reportedly offers significantly better surface protection.
A new triple-wall sheet from Makrolon multi UV 3/16-20, Bayer MaterialScience Sheet Europe, bestows improvements including better surface quality, a co-extruded UV protective coating on both sides, optimised weight and increased bearing capacity, the company says.
Creating a high-quality diffuser package begins with selecting a Makrolon polycarbonate resin grade best suited to the particular application.
The declaration applies to methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI), polyether polyols and related products, hexamethylene isocyanate (HDI), isophorone diisocyanate (IPDI), modified isocyanates, Desmodur W and related products, Makrolon, Bayblend PC/ABS and Makroblend PC/PE within North America.
The i-mode is the first vehicle to feature the new BayVision glazing system and Collimator headlight lenses made from a company called Makrolon.
Makrolon windows protect the forward-facing LED lamps and rear-facing IR lamp; a scratch-resistant sapphire window protects the rear-viewing camera.
The Audio CD: the Initial Spark that Set off Optical Data Storage For the last quarter of a century the primary substrate material for CDs has been polycarbonate, such as high-tech Makrolon polycarbonate from Bayer.
Working with ACI Medical in San Marcos, CA, a medical device design and molding company, Terumo selected Makrolon Rx2530 polycarbonate resin, by Bayer Material Science, Pittsburgh, PA, as the material to be used for the EC junction.
Also available are posts with a Test Station Terminal Enclosure constructed of makrolon polycarbonate, with stainless steel hardware and 11 accessible terminals.
Sheffield's new generation of laminates, featuring Makrolon AR hard-coat technology, assures long-lasting surface clarity and resistance to yellowing.