Polycarbonate is a common thermoplastic polymer used in engineering. Strong and tough, some grades of polycarbonate are optically transparent. Polycarbonate parts are easily worked, molded, and thermoformed. Because of these properties, polycarbonate parts find many applications.
Common uses for polycarbonate parts include lenses (automotive headlamp lenses, lighting lenses, eyeglass lenses), swimming goggles, scuba masks, safety goggles, riot shields, windscreens, electronic display screens, medical applications. electric components, construction materials, data storage, automotive, aircraft and security components.