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Dyna Glas - Corrugated Polycarbonate Sheet
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Overview

 

Dynaglas offers high durability, high light transmission and weather resistance. It is ideal for greenhouse coverings and skylight applications. Professionals favor Dynaglas for noncorrosive industrial structural roofing and siding (cladding), while homeowners favored Dynaglas for a multitude of DIY projects. Dynaglas is available in a wide variety of colors and profiles,


Features and Benefits

• Impact Resistant – Virtually unbreakable
• Up to 90% light transmission
• Long term weather and UV resistant
• Wide service temperature range
• Better UV protection than suncreens
• Resistant to a wide range of chemicals
• Lightweight
• Easy to work with and install
• Meets fire rating requirements
• Warranty against yellowing, loss of light
transmission and penetration by hail

 

Typical Applications


• Skylights & Rooflights
• Greenhouses
• Garden Centers
• Industrial Warehouses
• Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
• Swimming Pools



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    Availability
    Product Name Dynaglas Plus, Dynaglas Solar Soft
    Profile
    Standard Length Up to 48 ft
    Standard Width 49.6" (73.6” width special order)
    Thickness .03” (0.8mm)
    Standard colors

    Clear, Opal (white), Grey, Diffused


    Light Transmission Characteristics

    DynaGlas offers the same sparkling clarity as glass. But because DynaGlas requires no shade casting glazing system, DynaGlas transmits as much as 7% more light than glass. DynaGlas Plus SolarSoft 85™ offers high light transmission (85%), but also offers 100% light diffusion, helping to spread light throughout the greenhouse and reduce shadows.

     

    dnaGlas Plus

     

    Technical Specifications


    Dimensions Value (English (Metric))
    Panel Widths (gross) 49.6" or
    73.6" (1260 mm or 1870 mm)
    Panel Widths (net after one corrugation overlap) 47.8" (±4 ft) or 71.8" (±6 ft) (1216 mm or 1824 mm)
    Panel Lengths (custom cut to specification) 3' to 38' (914 mm to 11580 mm)
    Corrugation/Wave Depth Greca 0.625" (16 mm) | Omega .591" (15mm)
    Corrugation/Wave Pitch 2.99" (76 mm)
    Weight Greca .24 lbs./sf (1220 g/m2) | Omega Greca .23 lbs./sf (1104 g/m2)
    Thickness 0.03" (0.8 mm)
    Number of Corrugations/Waves
    17 (49.6” panel) or 25 (73.6” panel)
    Thermal Value (English (Metric)) Test Method
    Optimal Service Temperature Range
    - 40° F to +212° F (- 40° C to + 100° C)  
    Maximum Service Temperature 270° F (132° C)  
    Minimum Service Temperature
    - 103° F (- 75 ° C)
     
    Heat Deflection Temperature Load, 275° F (psi) 275 ASTM D-648

    R / U-Factor and K-Value
    R = .83 / U 1.20 = (K = 5.8 W/m2 K)  
    Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion 3.6 x 10 -5 in./in./°F (6.5 x 10 -5 cm/cm/°C) ASTM D-696
    Thermal Conductivity BTU/lb. (F°) 1.4 ASTM C-177
    Mechanical
    Tensile Strength at Yield, 2 in./min. (psi) 9,000 ASTM D-638
    Tensile Strength at Break, 2 in./min. (psi) 9,500 ASTM D-638
    Elongation at Yield, 2 in./min. (%) > 6 % ASTM D-638
    Elongation at Break, 2 in./min. (%) > 80 % ASTM D-638
    Tensile Modulus, 0.04 in./min. (psi) 340,000 ASTM D-638
    Flexural Modulus 0.052 in./min. (psi) 310,000 ASTM D-790
    Flexural Strength at Yield, 0.052 in./min. (psi) 13,500 ASTM D-790
    Shear Strength (psi) 6,180 Factory Test
    Izod Impact Strength, Notched (73° F), ft./lb./in. 18 ASTM D-256
    Rockwell Hardness, R Scale 118 ASTM D-785
    Impact Resistance (falling dart) 444 in. lbs. (50 joules) ISO 6603/1
    OSHA point-29 Passed 200 lb. CFR 1910.23 (e) (8)
    Uplift Passed UL 90 UL 580
    Longitudinal Bending Radius 16' (4.9 m) recommended; 13’ (4 m) min.  
    Optical
    Light Transmission/Diffusion Light Transmission Diffusion  
    Clear (DynaGlas Plus) 92 % >1% ASTM D-1003
    LDT 90.5% 10% ASTM D-1003
    SolarSoft 90™ 90% 40% ASTM D-1003
    SolarSoft 85™ 85% 100% ASTM D-1003
    Translucent White 42% 100% ASTM D-1003
    Transparent Gray 35% 10% ASTM D-1003
    UV Light Transmission (all products) < 1 %  
    UV Protection (co-extruded; not laquer or laminate) DG SE & Plus, 1 side; DG UV2™ both sides Factory Test
    Yellowness Index < 1 ASTM D-1925
    Solar Heat Gain, ft.2 (BTU/hr.)    
    Clear
    218  
    Clear LDT 215  
    White-Opal 128  
    Gray 120  
    Other
    Flammability Rating CC2 (CC1 available if required) ASTM D-635-91
    Self Ignition 1030° F (554° C) UBC Standard 52-3
    Flash Ignition 840° F (449° C) UBC Standard 52-3
    Smoke Density (%) 51 ASTM D-2843
    Smoke Developed 47.0 UL 723 (ASTM E-84)
    Flame Spread 4.7 (Class A UL 723 (ASTM E-84)
    Condensation Control Built-in; proprietary (10-year warranty) Factory Test
    Tolerances
    Thickness
    0.030" to 0.032" (0.77 mm to 0.83 mm) Factory Test
    Length 0 to + 0.5" (0 to +15 mm) Factory Test
    Width ± .4" (± 10 mm) Factory Test
    Visual Defects (inclusions, bubbles, black specks, gel, etc.) If defect is not visible by inspection from a distance of 1 meter, it is not considered to be a defect. Surface abrasion may occur in transit. This is not
    considered a defect as DynaGlas is not intended for “architectural optical
    clarity” applications. This type of abrasion will not affect durability.

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