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Polycarbonate (PC) Engineering PlasticPolycarbonate (PC)

High Impact Strength Engineering Plastic

Polycarbonate (PC) is supplied as a machine grade which is well suited for a variety of application which requires high impact strength.

It is an amorphous transparent material which benefits from a combination of good mechanical and electrical properties. The material is readily recyclable and benefits from good machinability and can be machined to close working tolerances.

PC GF 20 is an enhanced version of PC, with improved stiffness, tensile strength and a lower coefficient thermal expansion.


Polycarbonates can be machined to close tolerances.


Polycarbonate (PC) is readily recyclable.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff backed up by our resident team of qualified metallurgists and engineers, will be pleased to assist further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique in the metal and plastics stockholding sector, and extends our professional services to all our customers.

Download Polycarbonate (PC) Plastics Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Impact guards
  • Safety glasses
  • Manifolds
  • Automotive parts
  • Packaging


We can also process the alloy for you at our head office or one of the 14 service centres available to you throughout the UK.

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