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Alro Plastics Product: TUFFAK® Coated Optical Grade

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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® Optical Grade is Makrolon® OP (Optical Grade).

Bayer MaterialScience's Letter to customers

Bayer Substitute - Makrolon® OP (Optical grade)

Today's luxury automobiles, limousines and armored trucks demand higher security glazing products. Tuffak® Coated Optical Grade polycarbonate sheet with one-sided abrasion-resistant coating, is designed for use in protective laminates.

Tuffak® is an excellent material for laminate performance and offers exceptional clarity and light transmission. Whether you're protecting single vehicles or entire fleets, trust it to deliver outstanding properties.

Tuffak® polycarbonate coated sheet is produced to meet the stringent requirements of new passenger railcar windows and meets all FRA requirements for use in transit glazing. Additionally, fabricated windows are supplied to OEM railcar manufacturers.


  • Optical clarity
  • High impact resistance
  • High light transmission
  • Abrasion resistance
  • U.V. Stability
  • Low distortion


  • Window and glazing
  • Transportation