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Monthly Archives: July 2014

AIA National Convention Recap

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the AIA National Convention in Chicago. This was an opportunity to meet with architects, customers, and to observe the direction of the building and construction industry. It was exciting to see how … Continue reading

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #73 Patio Furniture

Have a shattered or cracked patio table top? No need to buy new, simply replace it with a piece of multiwall polycarbonate. Easy, practical, and cost effective, polycarbonate is a great way to update the look of older patio tables … Continue reading

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Polycarbonate Term: PAR

Photosynthetic Active Radiation (PAR) is a term that refers to the amount of light within the 400- to 700-nanometer wavelength range. This is the range of light within the visible light range that is used by plants for photosynthesis and … Continue reading

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #91 Sunroom

Multiwall polycarbonate is an excellent product option for a sunroom, creating a comfortable environment. When compared to glass, structured polycarbonate is 200 times stronger, making it virtually unbreakable. Multiwall panels are lightweight and easy-to-install. Available in a variety of colors, polycarbonate … Continue reading

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LEXAN™ THERMOCLEAR™ 15 is now available

The most advanced multiwall polycarbonate sheet is now available! The LEXAN™ THERMOCLEAR™ 15 sheet will not break due to loss of impact strength through weathering and will not display excessive yellowing or loss of light transmission for fifteen years. Offering … Continue reading

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101 Uses of Polycarbonate: #7 Basketball Backboard

Multiwall polycarbonate is an ideal material for a durable, long-lasting basketball backboard. The superior impact strength of multiwall polycarbonate allows it to withstand the toughest of abuse. It doesn’t matter how many times a basketball gets thrown against a polycarbonate … Continue reading

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Come and join us on LinkedIn!

Find us on LinkedIn to get the latest updates on products, projects, technical info, industry news, and more! Share your thoughts and industry expertise with other readers and expand your professional network. Just one more way we hope to better … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Product Related Question

Q: What is the difference between direct light and diffused light? A: Direct light is intense, bright light coming from a single source in one direction. Direct light creates sharply defined, deep shadows and flattens out three-dimensional detail. Diffused light … Continue reading

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Introducing: LEXAN™ THERMOCLEAR™ 15 SHEET

“High-Performance Polycarbonate Panels offer 15-Year Warranty” AmeriLux International is pleased to offer the industry’s most advanced multiwall polycarbonate sheet: LEXAN™ THERMOCLEAR™ 15 manufactured by SABIC’s Specialty Film and Sheet Division. This high-performance, lightweight panel provides an outstanding balance of impact … Continue reading

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Join Us At Cultivate ’14 (Formerly OFA Short Course)

Upcoming Event: Come and Visit AmeriLux International at Booth 1438! When: Sunday, July 13th 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday, July 14th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 15th 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center, … Continue reading

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