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Makrolon® polycarbonate is extremely robust, lightweight with glass-like transparency and is impact resistant – even at low temperatures. It also has a high dimensional stability and is easily molded, yet displays excellent heat resistance with a glass transition temperature of up to 148ºC.

A thermoplastic with truly diverse applications, Makrolon® is used in medical devices, automotive headlamps, sporting equipment, electronics, eyewear, architectural glazing LED lighting, and numerous other products. The broad portfolio of Makrolon® polycarbonate resins from Covestro includes general purpose, lighting, medical and food contact, flame-retardant, impact-modified and glass-fiber reinforced grades, which can be used for injection molding, extrusion and blow molding. Stronger and lighter than glass, polycarbonate also provides energy and CO2 emission savings. All of which explains why Makrolon® has been trusted for decades and continues to pave the way for tomorrow’s product innovations.

Featured Products

Makrolon® 6265 X
MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 19 cm³/10 min; flame retardant; UL 94V-0/1.5 mm; low viscosity; easy release
Makrolon® 6555
MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 10 cm³/10 min; flame retardant; UL 94V-0/3.0 mm; medium viscosity; easy release
Makrolon® 6717
MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 3.0 cm³/10 min; flame retardant; UL 94V-0/2.0 mm; high viscosity; branched; UV stabilized; easy release
Makrolon® 9125
MVR (300 °C/1.2 kg) 8.0 cm³/10 min; 20 % glass fiber reinforced; flame retardant; UL 94V-0/1.5 mm; medium viscosity; easy release

Key Benefits

  • Robust: Work with a tough, yet lightweight material.
  • Heat resistant:  Rely on a broad range of flame-retardant grades.
  • Transparency:  Enjoy glass-like optical quality plus standard or special colors.
  • Specialized:  Use grades approved for food contact or medical applications.
  • Versatile:  Choose from injection molding, extrusion and blow molding grades.

Brochures & Downloads

Makrolon product range.pdf
MakrolonRx2235 Brochure.pdf
MakrolonRx3440 Brochure.pdf
Engineering Thermoplastics.pdf
Technische Thermoplaste.pdf
Makrolon ET - Resins for Extrusion and Thermoforming.pdf
Optical properties of Makrolon and Apec.pdf
Polycarbonate and polycarbonate blends for the electrical and electronics industries.pdf
Polycarbonate und Polycarbonat-Blends für die Elektro- und Elektronik-Industrie.pdf
Medical Brochure.pdf
Makrolon WB1239 Water in Good Shape.pdf
Joining Techniques Design Guide.pdf
Part and Mold Design Brochure.pdf
Injection molding - Production equipment and machinery.pdf
Spritzgiessen Fertigungseinrichtungen.pdf
Snap-fit joints for plastic - A design guide.pdf
Makrolon TC_EN.pdf
Makrolon LED5102.pdf
LED Portfolio brochure (EN).pdf
Laser Marking Guide

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