26 June, 2024

Discover the Versatility and Performance of SABIC’s LEXAN™ FR Resins

At Guzman Polymers, we are proud to distribute SABIC’s LEXAN™ flame retardant (FR) resins. These amorphous engineering thermoplastics are renowned for their enhanced mechanical, optical, electrical, and thermal properties. With a wide variety of product options that comply with Underwriter Laboratory (UL) testing protocols, LEXAN™ FR resins offer unparalleled versatility for numerous applications.

Product Description

LEXAN™ polycarbonate resins stand out due to their high levels of toughness, impact strength, optical clarity, and temperature resistance. As amorphous polymers, these resins provide exceptional performance across a range of demanding environments. They are available in multiple grades to meet specific industry needs, making them a go-to choice for many manufacturers.


Regulatory Compliance

SABIC ensures that LEXAN™ FR resins meet stringent regulatory requirements. The Regulatory Data Sheet (RDS) provides detailed information on compliance with regulations such as RoHS, REACH-SVHC, POPs, and other restricted substances. Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are available through the SABIC SDS Portal, offering guidance on safe handling, storage, transportation, and use of these materials.


Unique Properties and Benefits

LEXAN™ resins deliver a combination of unique properties that set them apart:

  • Flame Retardancy: Environmentally conforming flame retardancy for enhanced safety.
  • Scratch Resistance: Improved durability for applications requiring surface integrity.
  • Toughness: Superior impact resistance, crucial for high-stress applications.
  • Heat Resistance: Capable of withstanding high temperatures without degrading.
  • Weatherability: Maintains color, gloss, and transparency even after prolonged exposure to the elements.
  • Biocompatibility: Suitable for healthcare applications, meeting stringent FDA and USP requirements.



LEXAN™ polycarbonate resins are incredibly versatile and find applications in a wide range of industries:

  • Automotive: Components requiring high impact resistance and heat stability.
  • Home Appliances: Durable and safe materials for everyday use.
  • Electrical Tools and Equipment: Reliable performance in demanding electrical applications.
  • Water Pumps and Management Systems: Durability and chemical resistance for fluid handling.
  • Furniture: High aesthetic appeal combined with toughness.
  • Construction: Robust materials for structural applications.


Specialized LEXAN™ Products

  • Biocompatible Lexan®: For healthcare applications requiring toughness and compliance with biocompatibility standards.
  • FAR Compliant Lexan®: Meets FAA standards for aircraft interiors.
  • High Heat Lexan®: Offers superior thermal resistance for high-temperature applications.
  • Improved Toughness Lexan®: Enhanced impact resistance, especially at low temperatures.
  • Optical Quality Lexan®: Ideal for eyewear and optical media.
  • Special Effects Lexan®: Advanced aesthetics and functionality through innovative pigment and polymer technology.
  • Scratch Resistant Lexan®: Superior scratch resistance without compromising performance.
  • Weatherability Lexan®: Excellent retention of physical properties under harsh weather conditions.



SABIC’s LEXAN™ FR resins are a testament to advanced material engineering, offering unparalleled performance and versatility. Whether you are looking for high-impact resistance, superior optical clarity, or regulatory compliance, LEXAN™ resins provide the perfect solution. Explore the extensive range of LEXAN™ products to find the ideal material for your specific needs.