What is lexan?

Answer Lexan is the trademark that Saudi Arabian manufacturing company SABIC Innovative Plastics uses for its brand of polycarbonate resin thermoplastic. It is also a brand name used for polycarbonate she... Read More »

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At what temperature does Lexan melt?

Lexan plastic will deflect heat, or soften, at 285 degrees Fahrenheit, or 140 degrees Celcius. It will slowly begin to melt into a liquid-like form at around 310 degrees Fahrenheit, or 155 degrees ... Read More »

How to Cut Lexan Windows?

Lexan is a durable thermoplastic often used in greenhouses or as a replacement for glass windows. Lexan plastics use light inhibitors and therefore don't become brittle in sunlight. In fact, Lexan ... Read More »

Is Lexan polycarbonate?

Lexan is a trade name for polycarbonate resin plastic. Lexan was invented in 1953 by SABIC Innovative Plastics and is used for innumerable applications where strength and transparency are desired. ... Read More »

Is Lexan microwavable?

Yes. Lexan containers are microwavable. When they begin to show signs of cracking, chipping or cloudiness, it is time to recycle and replace them. Research is still being conducted to determine the... Read More »