Lighting & Diffusion
Our lighting expertise spans over fifty years and our PLEXIGLAS® acrylic products are used to form clear or diffuse lenses to the residential, architectural, commercial, and roadway lighting markets.
PLEXIGLAS® acrylic resin and sheet provide the ideal combination of illumination style and light transmission. From minimizing LED point sources to offering varying levels of diffusion for modern designs, PLEXIGLAS® acrylic resin and sheet offer a selection that meets the most exacting needs.
Noteworthy properties include:
- Excellent light diffusion
- Superb light transmission
- Choice of a smooth or textured surface on extruded resins
- Outstanding UV resistance and weatherability
- Exceptional surface gloss and scratch resistance
- Ease of processing during extrusion, injection molding, thermoforming, and cutting
PLEXIGLAS® DIFFUSE™ acrylic resin diffuses intense LED point sources for even illumination without sacrificing significant light transmission. DIFFUSETM grades include V045-68207, V045-68209, DR™ 66151, and ULTRATM V045-68210.
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PLEXIGLAS® Frosted acrylic resin provides a unique finish and appearance, minimizing visual defects such as fingerprints, scratches, and smudges. The finish is durable and is perfect for backdrops, columns, illuminated signs, shelving, tabletops, visual displays, packaging, visual displays, and consumer goods.
PLEXIGLAS® Frosted acrylic sheet has been designed with a unique textured look throughout the sheet that creates dramatic effects.
PLEXIGLAS® Sylk acrylic sheet has been thoughtfully designed for modern styling and utilizes innovative bead technology, which allows the greatest combination of light diffusion and bright light transmission.
General Lighting & High Heat Applications
PLEXIGLAS® acrylic resin and sheet are used in both general lighting options and in specialty applications that require high heat resistance.
PLEXIGLAS® V Grade acrylic resins provide exceptional optical clarity and resistance to UV light degradation and discoloration, making them the industry standard for outdoor and indoor applications where weatherability is paramount.
PLEXIGLAS® Impact Modified acrylic resins are characterized by three primary features: toughness, heat resistance, and processability, and are formulated with varying combinations of these characteristics to meet application needs.
PLEXIGLAS® acrylic resin and sheet have played a vital role in the development of durable, weatherable lenses for commercial, industrial, residential, and roadway lighting. PLEXIGLAS® acrylic resins and sheet are materials of choice for individuals throughout the lighting industry.
PLEXIGLAS® REFLECT™ resin is a new acrylic solution that enables luminaire manufacturers to consider an efficient alternative to coated metal or coated plastic. It offers enhanced reflectance when compared to other plastics and matches the high performance of coated metal and coated plastic. PLEXIGLAS® REFLECTTM resin is formulated to exhibit excellent UV resistance and weatherabilty, and is easily processed using injection molding or extrusion.