The Suntuf Polycarbonate range is available in three styles – Standard, SolarSmart and SolarSmart Selective. Use the Standard range for the most cost effective solutions or SolarSmart if you are wanting to reduce heat. SolarSmart sheets reflects more radiation across the entire ultraviolet light spectrum, not just the portion that provides visible light – this means that there is more HEAT reflected, making this range COOLER.

All Suntuf Polycarbonate sheets have a Limited Lifetime Warranty and provide 99.9% UV protection under the harsh Australian sun, so you and your family can enjoy your outdoor areas without getting burnt.

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Suntuf Range Specifications

Suntuf Standard Suntuf SolarSmart Suntuf SolarSmart Selective
Colours Clear Cedar Bronze Solar Grey Opal Smooth Cream Diffused Grey Diffused Ice Transparent Grey Sand Dune Metallic Jasper
Light Transmission 90 25 20 45 44 20 48 20 15 15
HeatTransmission 86 48 43 40 33 18 21 30 15 16
Shading Coefficient Ratio  1.0  0.56  0.52  0.54  0.38  0.35  0.33  0.45  0.35  0.3
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)  0.89  0.49  0.46  0.48
U Value Watts/m2K  5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8
10 years against weather breakage – including hail up to 25mm, 10 years against loss of light transmission
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL WARRANTY TERMS

Suntuf Profile Specifications

Corrugated

Greca

Trimdek

Suntuf Corrugated Polycarbonate Sheets Suntuf Greca Polycarbonate Sheeting Suntuf Polycarbonate Trimdek sheets 5 rib 5-rib
Not available in SolarSmart or SolarSmart Selective in the Domestic Range
Sheet Width 860 mm 810 mm  822 mm
Sheet Coverage 760 mm 760 mm  760 mm
Maximum End Spans  800 mm  900 mm  900 mm
Maximum Mid Spans  1000 mm  1200 mm  1200 mm
Fixing Spacing on END SPANS  Every other rib   Every other rib  Every rib
Fixing Spacing on MID SPANS  Every other rib on sides of sheet every 3rd in middle  Every other rib on sides of sheet every 3rd in middle  Every rib
Minimum Curve Radius 4000 mm 4000 mm  11 000 mm
Available Sheet Sizes: 1.8m,   2.1m, 2.4m,   2.7m,   3.0m,   3.6m,   4.2m,   4.8m,   5.4m,   6.0m,   7.2m
Recommended Roof Slope: 5 Degrees

Also Available

Mini orb (Mini corrugated) – Available in CLEAR only in two sheet sizes.

clear 0.8 mm thick  Width 660 x 1800 Length

clear 0.8 mm thick  Width 660 x 3000 Length

Suntuf Fixings

Both Oneshot and Clearfix screws have an inbuilt cutter to save you from pre-drilling.  They also include a polycarbonate specific dome washer to ensure a watertight fixing.

Oneshot Screw

Oneshot Screws

50 mm T17 – Suitable for Greca or Corrugated Polycarbonate screwed into timber structures.

65 mm T17 – Suitable for Trimdek Polycarbonate screwed into timber structures.

60 mm Tek – Suitable for Corrugated, Greca or Trimdek Polycarbonate screwed into metal structures.

Clearfix Screw

Screws for Suntuf Polycarbonate Roofing

Best suited to timber or light gauge metal structures – Multipurpose screw head

50 mm – Suitable for Corrugated or Greca Polycarbonates screwed into metal or timber

65 mm – suitable for Trimdek polycarbonates screwed into metal or timber

Suntuf – Things to note

  • As the temperature changes, polycarbonate sheets will expand and contract. When fixing the polycarbonate sheeting to a structure it is important that you allow for this ‘movement’ by:
    • Creating an oversized hole for the screw. By using Suntuf CLEARFIX or ONESHOT screws which include a cutter on every screw it takes no extra time.
    • Not over tightening the screws
  • As a rule of thumb you will need 7 screws per lineal metre of sheeting.
  • Silicones are generally not recommended for Polycarbonate sheeting.  Talk to us about flashing options.
  • Always ensure that sheeting is installed the correct way up – this is the side with the protective UV layer on the sheet – it will be clearly marked on the sheet. This stops the sheet from breaking down prematurely due to the effects of harmful UV.
  • Sheets can be cut to length free of charge before dispatch , otherwise a fine tooth circular saw can be used.

Click the link for the full installation guidelines.

Corrugated

Greca