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Monthly Archives: November 2017

AmeriLux | DIY Tip of the Month

“Snow Loads” Snow loads can be influenced by where you live, general weather patterns, the wind, air moisture, roof configurations, and slope. Typically, snow accumulates more on flat or low slope roofs. Even though polycarbonate panels offer outstanding snow load … Continue reading

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AmeriLux | Remembering the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving

This month of November, we celebrate Thanksgiving. It has been an official holiday since President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving and Praise” in 1863. But the Thanksgiving is more than turkey, stuffing, football, or Black Friday shopping. … Continue reading

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AmeriLux | Quality Fasteners

Fasteners Fasteners are a key component of most building projects. Using the right fastener size and type is very important. When the wrong fastener is used, both the fastener and the panel can fail. Proper fastener selection will help ensure … Continue reading

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Meet the A-Team

DC (Distribution Center) Multiwall Team The multiwall crew has been working in the new building for about four weeks. Even with a learning curve, they haven’t missed a beat. The team had this to say about the transition: “Things have … Continue reading

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AmeriLux | Frequently Asked Polycarbonate Question

Q. What are the flutes in a multiwall polycarbonate sheet? A. Multiwall polycarbonate is characterized by a hollow rectangular structure that runs the length of the sheet. This structural configuration is known as ‘flutes’, ‘ribs’, or ‘channels’. The flutes trap … Continue reading

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Eagle Project | Polycarbonate Greenhouse

“Reducing a Community Garden’s Dependency on Outside Sources” Brice Henthorn is a Boy Scout in Troop 608 based out of Beloit, Wisconsin. For his Eagle project, he spent six weeks building a polycarbonate greenhouse for the Merrill Park Community Garden. … Continue reading

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