Polyplastic - A Giant in the Caravan & Motorhome Industry
Back in 1952, two men discussed the idea they had from looking at the iconic Spitfire air plane that had a nice curved sliding hatch over the pilot's cockpit. What if we could create a plastic that can be shaped in any form that is stable and lightweight? This was the start of the Polyplastic company trading in acrylic sheets. In 1956 further development was realized by starting their own products of cast acrylic. Thanks to the unbeatable advantages of acrylic, such as low weight and high stability. Polyplastic made a breakthrough in early 1960 in the form of window systems for the caravan industry. Nowadays Polyplastic with 200 employees and a network of European representatives, has become the leading supplier of standardised and custom window systems for motorhomes and caravans.
The truly unique way of cross fertilization between the production of the raw material, acrylic, to the manufacturing of complete acrylic based solutions is all done under one roof at Polyplastic. This enables us to be the first with unique solutions like the double glazed pane windows way back in 1972. Engineering and developing acrylics is one of the main topics at Polyplastic. With the best UV stability at this moment of all plastics, cast acrylic with extreme impact quality and anti-scratch coating, Polyplastic underlines it's advanced position.
Delta Glass production facility is based in Tholen Netherlands and is 100% owned by the Polyplastic group and produces cast acrylic sheets. In the factory in Rotterdam these sheets are shaped and modelled into panes for the caravan and motorhome industry as well as speciality products for many other industries.
Polyplastic offers a wide range of windows. In standard dimensions. Windows are available as top hung or framed versions as fixed, opening or sliding version. Different screen prints (Black/Silver/Graphite). Frame colours (Silver/Black) and acrylic colours (Opaque/White)/ privacy (Black)/Transparent (Grey) give the final bespoke touch for the perfect look. The windows themselves are complimented perfectly by the stays and catches that are manufactured to match with them.
At Homestead Caravans we keep a wide selection of Polyplastic window fittings, these are available in either a “standard” screw-on fitting or the more recent variant of the slide-on “Polyfix” design. The slide-on “Polyfix” design is easily identified by the deep groove moulded into the back of the window fitting, which slides over the adaptor fitted to the window.
Available in stock with either the “standard” or “Polyfix” style, Polyplastic Tube Stay with Lever Lock, Polyplastic Auto Stay with Lever Lock and Auto stay with Perma-Fixed End available in 200mm, 230mm and 300mm lengths to other fittings such as Lever Lock Catch, Pop-Out Stay, 200 series Toggle Catch. As well as these popular Polyplastic replacement items we also stock the Black Window Rubber Seal with Mastic and the insert strip in either white or grey colours.
Should your Swift or Sprite caravan Polyplastic window be damaged in any way or need upgrading, Homestead Caravans are able to obtain the Polyplastic windows to suit and indeed fit in our modern Workshop facility should you require.