Is Clear View Safe on Lexan?
Paul Johnson asked:
I recently purchased your product, CLEAR VIEW #1 & #2 have them in hand, question… is Lexan included in “all see through plastics”? I have heard Lexan is very sensitive to a lot of different stuff and I want to make sure CLEAR VIEW will not have any detrimental effect on Lexan.
Clear View #1 and #2 will not harm Lexan and will protect it and add to its life.
Lexan is a trade name for Polycarbonate and is often used for windows because it’s shatterproof and has good clarity. It is used to make bullet proof glass. It is sensitive to marking from impact or bending and crazing from UV. Some chemicals can damage or discolor it, such as ammonia (in glass cleaners) furniture polish, protectants etc. and should not be used. It can be scratched from dust and grit and must be handled carefully.
General cleaning should be done with running water (no chemicals, not even boat wash or soap) and drying should be with a with synthetic chamois or soft cloth. Pat dry, never rub. Clear View #1 is a recommended cleaner, when you need it and should be done a couple of times per year, minimum, to free the surface of pollutants that can damage it. Regular application of Clear View #2 (every 4 to 6 weeks, depending on age) will protect it from UV damage, pollution and even give it better resistance to scratching damage from dust and grit.
Thanks for your question,