Definition of Lexan in English:


Syllabification: Lex·an
Pronunciation: /ˈlekˌsan


  • A transparent plastic (polycarbonate) of high impact strength, used for cockpit canopies, bulletproof screens, etc..
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    • The polycarbonate trademarked as Lexan is used in ‘bulletproof’ glass and in astronaut's helmets.
    • There is no such thing as ‘hard’ polycarbonate, AKA Lexan.
    • The basic materials palette consists of corrugated Galvalume, Lexan, plywood, Luan, and oriented strand board.


1950s: an invented name.

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