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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What's Lexan?

Lexan is a resin, an engineered thermoplastic first developed by GE Plastics. Lexan is used in a wide variety of applications including the yo-yo, eye wear products, and as a replacement for glass ... Read More »

How to Cut Lexan With a Skil Saw?

Lexan, which is a brand name for polycarbonate, is an extremely strong material. It offers 250 times the impact resistance of glass. While acrylic can crack when cut with the wrong tools, Lexan can... Read More »

How to Cut Lexan Plastic?

Lexan, a trademark name of a polycarbonate plastic, has uses spanning from the automotive industry to arts and crafts. Many standard power tools are capable of cutting a Lexan plastic sheet, but on... Read More »

Who invented Lexan?

Dr. Daniel W. Fox invented Lexan polycarbonate in 1953. While working on a new wire-insulation material, he discovered a gooey substance that hardened in his beaker. This unbreakable material becam... Read More »