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Cutting and sawing Polycarbonate sheet

Cut polycarbonate 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 three teeth per inch.
  • Band Saw

All thicknesses 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.

Title: Cutting and sawing Polycarbonate sheet
Description: Basic instructions on how to cut polycarbonate.
Published: 11/1/2007
Last Edited: 1/4/2023

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