Liras Optical is the business division which specialises in polycarbonate for applications in boats. The polycarbonate is processed with Lexan to achieve scratch resistance, an essential requirement in the maritime industry. Thanks to our experience in the plastics industry, our highly trained staff are specialized in the application of anti-scratch polycarbonate on ships, boats, yachts, etc.
The characteristics of Lexan polycarbonate
Lexan polycarbonate has the following unique characteristics that make it the ideal solution for boats:
- up to 250 times stronger than glass
- weighs 50% less than glass
- highly scratch-resistant
- optically correct
Applications of Lexan in the nautical sector
Components of ships, boats and yachts must be light and resistant. At Liras Optical we make a range of anti-scratch polycarbonate components for the nautical sector.
Lexan anti-scratch boat windshields
Motorboat windshields are treated with anti-scratch Lexan to create an all-surface coating that is resistant to abrasions and scratches. The optical quality of polycarbonate is excellent, equal if not superior to that of glass, providing clear visibility.
We also recommend our anti-fog treatment for your boat windshields this includes the application of a resin on the polycarbonate surface which prevents condensation.
Lexan anti-scratch boat windows
As for windshields, the Lexan anti-scratch treatment can also be applied to boat windows. All sizes of boats can benefit from reduced weight reduction and enhanced
Lexan anti-scratch boat doors and hatches
Even internal ship components, such as doors and hatches, are often made of anti-scratch polycarbonate. This material can prevent early signs of wear and tear on these frequently used parts which is fundamental both to enhance their resistance and to maintain aesthetical appearance.