Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting South Africa

Examples of Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting


Polycarbonate roof sheets offer high durability, "the plastic steel" virtually unbreakable, high light transmission and weather resistance. It is ideal for greenhouse coverings and skylight applications. Professionals favour polycarbonate sheeting for non-corrosive industrial structural roofing and side cladding, while homeowners favour polycarbonate roof sheeting for a multitude of DIY projects. Polycarbonate sheeting is available in a wide variety of colours and profiles.

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Typical Applications of Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting

Our polycarbonate roof sheeting has a wide variety of applications. These include, but are not limited to architectural roofing and glazing as well as commercial and retail roofing. Due to it DIY nature, it is also widely used in the residential market, adding convenience to the day to day use of your home.

Commercial Use of Polycarbonate Roof Sheets

The transparent roofing is effectively used in sport facilities, swimming pools and spas.
It is also used as covering for service stations, parking structures, Gardening Centers and Agricultural and commercial greenhouses.
It adds versatility to open markets, as the lightweight roofing allows the area to be protected from harsh sun as well as rain.
In industrial, factory and warehouse settings, the light allowed into the building replaces the need for industrial roof lights in the daylight hours, helping significantly with energy saving. The polycarbonate panels can be used as roof lights, side lights or ridge lighting in metal roofing.

Residential Use of Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting

In the home, the solar roofing has an equally varied and multi purpose functionality. It can be found in both functional and modern architectural buildings, and widely used in Architectural roofing and used to create skylights.
Around pool areas it forms part of pergolas and canopy structures as well as larger pool covers. If you have a greenhouse that you need protected from the elements, the roof sheeting can be used to shield the area and ensure a fantastic crop of vegetables, herbs and spices.
It is equally effective when installed in covered walkways or as an  awning over entrances.

Features and Benefits of Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting

Light & Heat Transmission Properties

Colour Visible Light Transmission Haze Heat (Shading Coefficient)
Clear 90% <5 1.00
White Opal 34% 100% .045
White Diffuser 87% 100% 0.92
Bronze 35% 35% 0.64
Solar Control 50% 35-40% 0.62
Blue 35% <5 0.87
Green 45% <5 0.84