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Monthly Archives: March 2014

LEXAN™ THERMOCLICK™ Sheet Systems

The cost of heating and cooling is reaching new levels. The building and construction industry is continually looking for new alternatives to increase energy efficiency; products that meet the today’s demands for increased energy efficiency in living and working environments. … Continue reading

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DIY Tip of the Month

Pre-drilling fixing holes Temperature change causes expansion and contraction therefore allowance must be made for thermal movement. Pre-drilling is an important step in the installation process to ensure the polycarbonate sheets will have room to expand and contract. Pre-drill fixing … Continue reading

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Polycarbonate Terms

Thermal Expansion: An increase in sheet length in response to a change in temperature. Thermal Contraction: A decrease in sheet length in response to a change in temperature. Polycarbonate sheets expand and contract under the influence of temperature change. Allowance … Continue reading

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Daylighting & Energy Efficiency with “Green” Polycarbonate Solutions

Webinar scheduled for Tuesday, March 25th @ 12:00 pm CST This free online education course provides an in depth look into the many possible uses of polycarbonate. Topics discussed during this one hour program include: Manufacturing process Sustainability Design options … Continue reading

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“A Shining Example of Perseverance”

Employee Spotlight: Jim Voss To live “Up” in a “Down” economy takes perseverance. No one knows that better than warehouse A-Team member Jim Voss. Finding himself without a job because of the recent economic downturn, Jim took a part-time position … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Product Question

Q: How do you cut corrugated polycarbonate sheets? A: A circular saw is best for straight, long cuts. Use either a vertical band saw or hand-held jigsaw for curved cutting. In all cases, a fine-toothed blade should always be used. … Continue reading

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Studio One, LLC

“Polycarbonate Panels fill Housatonic Artist Studio with Natural Daylight” Once a mill village, Housatonic, MA is now home to a thriving artist community. At present, there are three commercial galleries and over thirty artist studios, many located in the Housatonic … Continue reading

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