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Benefits of Polycarbonate Panels for Agriculture

polycarbonate panels greenhouseFor years, when people thought of a greenhouse, they pictured a building made of glass.

That isn’t always the case anymore.

Let’s take a look at some of the advantages of using polycarbonate to build your greenhouse:

It’s much more durable than glass

When you build a greenhouse using glass, you run the risk that it will crack, whether due to hail, an errant baseball from a neighborhood ballgame, or vandalism. Polycarbonate is much more durable, and able to withstand breakage and scratching.

It distributes heat more evenly

When you build with polycarbonate panels, you’re ensuring that light rays are spread evenly throughout the building. This helps plants grow faster, and at a uniform rate. And with polycarbonate, you may not need as much shading to protect your plants, as the material is often coated with a UV filter.

They are easier to assemble

Because UNITREX polycarbonate panels are flexible, you have a wider range of options when it comes to the shape of your greenhouse. This gives you more space to work with on your property. You can assemble one within a day, because the process isn’t as delicate as when you build a glass greenhouse.

H&F Manufacturing’s PVC panels help agricultural professionals

From hog farms to dairy sheds to poultry houses, H&F AG-TUF PVC liner panels offer a number of benefits to people in the agricultural field.

Among the features:

  • Smooth surface for easy, frequent cleaning and sanitation
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Resists gasses emitted in animal breeding areas
  • Easy to maintain and rust-proof
  • Excellent light reflectance
  • Mechanically durable and noncombustible
  • Comes with an attractive high-gloss white finish
  • Able to resist marking and scratching

H&F has been a leader in industrial/commercial plastic building materials for more than 40 years. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your next project, or check out our line of durable polycarbonate greenhouses, cold frames and greenhouse accessories.