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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s that time of year to give thanks.  A time to give thanks for family, friends, and all that is good in our lives. In celebration of Thanksgiving Day, here’s what some of the members of the A-Team are thankful … Continue reading

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DIY Tip of the Month

A lean-to greenhouse, sunroom, or carport is easy to install. Attach polycarbonate roofing sheets to the existing structure with flashing. Run the top edge of the flashing up under your house siding. You can visit a local sheet metal shop … Continue reading

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FAQ: How thick is a corrugated sheet?

Frequently Asked Question Q: How thick is a corrugated polycarbonate sheet? A: CoverLite® MR9” and MR12” corrugated polycarbonate sheets are .035 inches thick. LEXAN™ Greca (square wave) corrugated sheets are .033 inches thick. Corrugated polycarbonate panels make excellent coverings for … Continue reading

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Understanding the Yellowing Index

“Polycarbonate Greenhouse Coverings” There are many factors to consider when choosing a glazing material for a greenhouse. Factors to weigh are durability, light transmission, ease of installation, insulating qualities, longevity, and cost. Why is understanding the Yellowing Index important?  When … Continue reading

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Glossary of Terms | Polycarbonate

Yellowing Index: The yellowing index is a number that describes the change in color of a test sample toward yellow. The polycarbonate industry standard is to measure “yellowing” in terms of Delta YI. The difference in the color of the … Continue reading

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Employee Spotlight: Matt Verstoppen

“Hard Work Leads to Opportunity” Before coming to AmeriLux International, Matt Verstoppen worked in retail, installed office furniture, and spent time as a bartender. Looking for a job that he could potentially turn into a career, Matt joined the A-Team … Continue reading

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