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Polycarbonate and Protection from UV Radiation. What does this really mean?

Polycarbonate and Protection from UV Radiation. What does this really mean?

The use of polycarbonate sheets for roofing has almost become synonymous with protection from UV radiation. But what does this protection really mean? And what is the protection good for? …

How does Polycarbonate comply with European Fire Classifications?

How does Polycarbonate comply with European Fire Classifications?

While fire safety and regulations have always been a high priority in building standards, in the aftermath of events such as London’s Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people in …

Can PVC be Recycled?

Can PVC be Recycled?

A successful recycling system is dependent on a long chain of people. From the product designer to the end user, through the waste collector, to the people at the waste …

Translucent polycarbonate roofing and façades take the spotlight at a historical Australia studio.

Translucent polycarbonate roofing and façades take the spotlight at a historical Australia studio.

Featherston House near Melbourne, Australia, has been influential in Australian architectural design since the 1960’s. It is a family based studio in which 2 generations have lived and worked. It …

How to overcome retail display challenges

How to overcome retail display challenges

What are we looking for when specifying display materials? Some keywords, which come to mind, include strong, easy fabricating, satisfactory printing attributes, structural integrity, easy to assemble, disassemble and re-assemble. …

Building Brand Identity with Sunpal in a Johannesburg Service Station

Building Brand Identity with Sunpal in a Johannesburg Service Station

A dusty industrial zone serves as the background for a shiny service station complex on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, in an area known as City Deep, Africa’s largest …