Polycarbonate film Makrofol ® DE

Laser cutting - successfully tested on eurolaser systems

Under the brand name Makrofol ®, Covestro markets thermoplastic polycarbonate film worldwide. It is available as transparent, translucent and covered version. The graphical optical film is particularly suited to all common printing procedures. It is then typically moulded three-dimensionally for the film-insert-moulding procedure in the Thermoform or High-Pressure procedure and then back-injected or glued thermoplastically.

Close up of the cutting edge
Close up of the cutting edge

Covestro AG and eurolaser

In close cooperation between Covestro AG and eurolaser, the polycarbonate film Makrofol ® DE was tested for the possibility of laser cutting.

Laser cutting of polycarbonate film is increasingly gaining in importance as separation procedure. Currently this is for design and prototype design in particular, but is set to be extended to serial applications in the future. The cooperation enables experts of both companies to expand their know-how in a targeted way and exchange experiences or material and processing methods to make this accessible to customers.

Due to the excellent results during the cutting tests, Makrofol ® DE was certified by eurolaser as ‘excellent suitable’.


For further information please click the links below:


For further information please click the links below:

eurolaser tested the suitability for laser cutting of the following
covestro materials:

Certificate as PDF


Suitability for laser cutting: excellent suitable

Typical application areas for Makrofol ®:

  • Packaging sector
  • Graphics
  • Light management (diffuser foil)
  • Security industry (ID documents, passports)

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