Cutting and sawing Polycarbonate sheet

Polycarbonate can be cut with a variety of common hand held and table mounted sawing equipment.
-         Circular Saws
Fine tooth hollow ground blades and triple chip carbide blades are the best choices for producing a good quality finish.
For thin gauge sheet 1/16” -3/32” thick use hollow ground panel blades with 10-12 teeth per inch.
For heavy gauge sheet 1/8”-1/2” thick use a triple chip cut carbide blade with alternating bevel and straight teeth with 3 teeth per inch.
-         Band Saw
All thickness can be cut satisfactorily with bands saws.
You should use a blade with 10-18 teeth per inch. Your blade speed should be 2500-3000 feet per minute.
Article Title:
Cutting and sawing Polycarbonate sheet
Article Summary:
Basic instructions on how to cut polycarbonate.
Article Date:
11/1/2007
Article ID:
733
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