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Makrolon® polycarbonate (PC) resin


Makrolon® is Bayer's brand name for polycarbonate resin, an amorphous thermoplastic material noted for its outstanding impact strength, superior dimensional stability, glass-like transparency, excellent thermal resistance, and low-temperature toughness. Makrolon polycarbonate resin is widely used in a broad range of industries, including automotive and transportation, building and construction, electrical and electronics, telecommunication, packaging, medical, optical/opthalmic, and optical media. Manufacturing facilities for Makrolon polycarbonate resin are ISO 9001:2000 / QS 9000-certified.

  • Scroll through the listing below of all available Makrolon product grades and descriptions or use the links to the right under FIND OUT MORE to quickly access key documents related to Makrolon polycarbonate resins.
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Bayer polycarbonate products are here .
  • To learn which Makrolon polycarbonate resins are listed to NSF/ANSI Standard 51 Food Equipment Materials, click here (link to NSF Web site).
  • Learn about using Bayer color and special effects technologies to decorate your parts molded with Makrolon polycarbonate resin. Visit the Bayer Color Technologies Web site.

Product Line Case Studies:

Makrolon Polycarbonate Glazing Adds Style and Functionality to Aftermarket Auto Racing Concept Kit

Historic Home In Houston Protected With Help From Makrolon® Polycarbonate From Bayer Plastics
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Coming To A Store Near You: Web-Enabled Large Screen Advertising Displays From Transvision
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Bayer Plastics Engineering Resins And Technical Expertise Lend A Hand In Laser Scanner Application
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Bayer Polymers’ Makrolon® Polycarbonate Resins Are The Clear Choice For Compact Heart-Lung Bypass System

Bayer Polymers’ Makrolon® Polycarbonate Resin Selected for Breakthrough Cardioplegia Device
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Bayer Polymers’ Fantasia™ Colors and Special Effects Program Helps Keep Foodware Hot
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Life-Saving Device Comes in Small Packages; Utilizes Bayer Polymers
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Bayer Polymers’ Makrolon® Polycarbonate Selected for use in Cooper Wiring Devices’ New Line of Wallplates
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