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Alro Plastics Product: TUFFAK® W


Size and Availability:

Sheet / Slab Stock
- Thickness: 1/8"thk to 1/2"thk standard
- Sheet sizes: 48"x 96", 60"x 96", 72"x 96" and 48"x 120"
- Custom sheet sizes available upon request




 
As of 5/1/12, Bayer Material Science purchased Arkema’s Tuffak® polycarbonate sheet business. The substitute for Tuffak® XL is Makrolon® UC (Aircraft quality).

Bayer MaterialScience's Letter to customers

Bayer Substitute - Makrolon® UC (Aircraft quality)

Tuffak® W polycarbonate sheet is the premium product in the market for construction of polycarbonate aircraft canopies.

Airmen in the US Air Force and other armed services trust the Tuffak® polycarbonate sheet brand and the technical expertise of Altuglas International. Tuffak® W polycarbonate sheet has been used in the F-16 Falcon, the F-18 Hornet, and the F-22 Raptor.


Features:

  • Optical clarity
  • Excellent impact resistance
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Easy to machine

Applications:

  • Aircraft canopies
  • Transportation
  • Windows