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<ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a basic  overview of several transparent plastics that are being used in Retail ...
Common Transparent Plastics Used in Retail <ul><li>Acrylic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plexiglas     </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Transportation Security Sign Aerospace Construction Medical Electronics Automotive   Wide Range of End Markets Retail Ligh...
Available options for Acrylic <ul><li>Custom Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Various Patterns and textures </li></ul><ul><li>Wide...
TRANSPARENT
DAY NIGHT COLORS
What can you do with Acrylic? <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishin...
CUTTING
<ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F...
MACHINING
<ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F...
 
<ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F...
FORMING
<ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>F...
FASTENING
WHY are we HERE? Source CEH 7% CAGR* *CAGR-Compound Average Growth Rate Metric Tons Fabrication
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
<ul><li>‘ The reason we used acrylic was that we wanted a thicker, stable easel to help support the pricing information. T...
<ul><li>“ It was important to have crisp looking parts for a good looking display, with clean, flame polished edges.” </li...
<ul><li>“… shows a special part created for this display, and combines the upper end look we want from acrylic,” </li></ul>
<ul><li>“ This example uses a bead-blasted clear acrylic to help provide 3 items…  </li></ul><ul><li>showcase the Geek bra...
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
Plexiglas ®  ELIT II <ul><ul><li>Thin Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slimmer and Sleeker displays </li></ul></ul><...
Plexiglas ®  ELIT II <ul><ul><li>Thin Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slimmer and Sleeker displays </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Menu boards  </li></ul><ul><li>Shelving  </li></ul><ul><li>Partitions </li></ul><ul><li>Luminous displays  </li></...
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
Plexiglas ®  Frosted <ul><li>Dramatic, rich effects while hiding light source </li></ul><ul><li>Shatter-resistant and UL l...
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
Rear Projection Screens http:// modernisticinc .com/index2. htm <ul><li>Exceptional Image quality </li></ul><ul><li>Lightw...
 
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
Plexiglas ®  EdgeFX <ul><li>Dynamic color changing effect  </li></ul><ul><li>Two eye-catching color combinations </li></ul...
Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security ...
What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </...
What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </...
What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </...
<ul><li>Recyclable  &  Reusable -  Altuglas working with channel partners  </li></ul><ul><li>Laird Plastics  [email_addres...
Available Help from Altuglas <ul><li>Customized Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Fabrication seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite D...
 
Thank you for your time and attention
BACK UP SLIDES
Key Features of Acrylic in Retail Environment <ul><li>Optically Clear Transparency……….. 92% Light Transmission </li></ul><...
Two basic types of Acrylic Sheet <ul><ul><ul><li>Cell cast  (also continuous cast) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
 
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  • Cut / Route and drill Laser cut /etch Thermoform / drape or free form Bends Domes or Spheres Curves – bowls – twists Mechanical fasten Solvent cement strips / edges together Making clear display cases Cosmetic Counter Displays
  • Cut / Route and drill Laser cut /etch Thermoform / drape or free form Bends Domes or Spheres Curves – bowls – twists Mechanical fasten Solvent cement strips / edges together Making clear display cases Cosmetic Counter Displays
  • Cut / Route and drill Laser cut /etch Thermoform / drape or free form Bends Domes or Spheres Curves – bowls – twists Mechanical fasten Solvent cement strips / edges together Making clear display cases Cosmetic Counter Displays
  • Cut / Route and drill Laser cut /etch Thermoform / drape or free form Bends Domes or Spheres Curves – bowls – twists Mechanical fasten Solvent cement strips / edges together Making clear display cases Cosmetic Counter Displays
  • Cut / Route and drill Laser cut /etch Thermoform / drape or free form Bends Domes or Spheres Curves – bowls – twists Mechanical fasten Solvent cement strips / edges together Making clear display cases Cosmetic Counter Displays
  • Use fabrication &amp; Sign trends Show share POP Market in Plexiglas
  • Mechanical Modifications (Edge Fx, Optics Colors Textures Processes Combinations (trilayer,Plexiglas HiDef Art tower, ) Lamination Coating Co-extrusion Polymer Combinations New substrates with unique properties Greener Products Polymer combinarions PLA Aquatic (Kynar website
  • Mechanical Modifications (Edge Fx, Optics Colors Textures Processes Combinations (trilayer,Plexiglas HiDef Art tower, ) Lamination Coating Co-extrusion Polymer Combinations New substrates with unique properties Greener Products Polymer combinarions PLA Aquatic (Kynar website
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  • Acrylic does not provide a ‘green’ carbon footprint
  • ARE -Plexiglas Lunch & Learn

    1. 1. by Make Your Creative Visions a Reality: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Plexiglas® Acrylic – but were afraid to ask
    2. 2. by
    3. 3. <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a basic overview of several transparent plastics that are being used in Retail Design. With a specific, in-depth emphasis on Acrylic. </li></ul><ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Transparent Plastics in Retail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acrylic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polycarbonate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PETG </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Acrylic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Markets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical characteristic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance Factors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plexiglas ® in Retail Markets </li></ul><ul><li>A Case Study “ Best Buy” </li></ul><ul><li>Recent Innovations from Plexiglas ® </li></ul><ul><li>‘ A look to the future’ </li></ul><ul><li>How can we help? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Common Transparent Plastics Used in Retail <ul><li>Acrylic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plexiglas  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acrylite  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optix  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PETG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vivak  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ultros  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spectar  </li></ul></ul>Polycarbonate Lexan  Tuffak  Makrolon  Key Features ++ ++ +++ ++ Color Versatility ++++ + PC +++ ++ PETG ++ +++ Acrylic + +++ Glass Impact Resistance Optics / Clarity
    5. 5. Transportation Security Sign Aerospace Construction Medical Electronics Automotive Wide Range of End Markets Retail Light/Optics ACRYLIC
    6. 6. Available options for Acrylic <ul><li>Custom Grades </li></ul><ul><li>Various Patterns and textures </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of thickness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.060” to > 2.000” thick </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Broad Range of Color Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transparent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translucent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solar Tints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fluorescents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frosted / Diffusing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edge Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opaque </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Day/Night </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. TRANSPARENT
    8. 8. DAY NIGHT COLORS
    9. 9. What can you do with Acrylic? <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastening </li></ul></ul>Almost anything with regard to Fabrication
    10. 10. CUTTING
    11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastening </li></ul></ul>What can you do with Acrylic? Almost anything with regard to Fabrication
    12. 12. MACHINING
    13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastening </li></ul></ul>What can you do with Acrylic? Almost anything with regard to Fabrication
    14. 15. <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastening </li></ul></ul>What can you do with Acrylic? Almost anything with regard to Fabrication
    15. 16. FORMING
    16. 17. <ul><ul><li>Cutting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastening </li></ul></ul>What can you do with Acrylic? Almost anything with regard to Fabrication
    17. 18. FASTENING
    18. 19. WHY are we HERE? Source CEH 7% CAGR* *CAGR-Compound Average Growth Rate Metric Tons Fabrication
    19. 20. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    20. 21. <ul><li>‘ The reason we used acrylic was that we wanted a thicker, stable easel to help support the pricing information. The part needed to have a higher end look, and as the acrylic would relatively never receive impacts or stress, acrylic was our best solution.” </li></ul>
    21. 22. <ul><li>“ It was important to have crisp looking parts for a good looking display, with clean, flame polished edges.” </li></ul>
    22. 23. <ul><li>“… shows a special part created for this display, and combines the upper end look we want from acrylic,” </li></ul>
    23. 24. <ul><li>“ This example uses a bead-blasted clear acrylic to help provide 3 items… </li></ul><ul><li>showcase the Geek brand, </li></ul><ul><li>provide privacy for the technician behind the wall, and </li></ul><ul><li>allow the technician to have visibility to the sales floor.” </li></ul>
    24. 25. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    25. 26. Plexiglas ® ELIT II <ul><ul><li>Thin Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slimmer and Sleeker displays </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enables to meet ADA Requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aesthetics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No ‘light’ tubes visible to interfere with graphic / image quality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Green’ Storyline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better able to utilize energy efficient light systems </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Less materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6” to 10” metal case not needed </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    26. 27. Plexiglas ® ELIT II <ul><ul><li>Thin Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slimmer and Sleeker displays </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enables to meet ADA Requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aesthetics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No ‘light’ tubes visible to interfere with graphic / image quality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Green’ Storyline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Better able to utilize energy efficient light systems </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Less materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6” to 10” metal case not needed </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be bent for use on a curved surface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use on pillar / column </li></ul></ul></ul>
    27. 28. <ul><li>Menu boards </li></ul><ul><li>Shelving </li></ul><ul><li>Partitions </li></ul><ul><li>Luminous displays </li></ul><ul><li>Directories </li></ul>Menu Boards POP Interior Parts Advertising Applications for Plexiglas ® Elit II <ul><li>Advertising Signs </li></ul><ul><li>City Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Way finding signs </li></ul><ul><li>Large photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Many others </li></ul>
    28. 29. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    29. 30. Plexiglas ® Frosted <ul><li>Dramatic, rich effects while hiding light source </li></ul><ul><li>Shatter-resistant and UL listed </li></ul><ul><li>Resists scratches </li></ul><ul><li>Hides fingerprints and smudges </li></ul><ul><li>Virtually maintenance-free </li></ul><ul><li>Allows maximum light transmission while diffusing the light </li></ul>
    30. 31. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    31. 32. Rear Projection Screens http:// modernisticinc .com/index2. htm <ul><li>Exceptional Image quality </li></ul><ul><li>Lightweight </li></ul><ul><li>Eye catching designs with high stopping power </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to cut, drill, rout, finish and cement </li></ul><ul><li>Common application areas Digital Signage, Tradeshows and Exhibits </li></ul>
    32. 34. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    33. 35. Plexiglas ® EdgeFX <ul><li>Dynamic color changing effect </li></ul><ul><li>Two eye-catching color combinations </li></ul><ul><li>One-side frosted or standard </li></ul><ul><li>High-polish finish </li></ul><ul><li>Frosted surface hides fingerprints </li></ul><ul><li>Fabricates and thermoforms as easily as standard acrylic </li></ul>
    34. 36. Innovations for Retail/ Signage Colors & Patterns Projection Screens Edge-Lit Sheets Edge Effects Frosted Family Security Barrier Impact Grades LED Lighting
    35. 37. What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Processes Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-extrusion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polymer Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New substrates with unique properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greener Products </li></ul></ul>
    36. 38. What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Processes Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-extrusion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polymer Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New substrates with unique properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greener Products </li></ul></ul>Art tower
    37. 39. What the future holds <ul><li>Mechanical Modifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Processes Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-extrusion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Polymer Combinations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New substrates with unique properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greener Products </li></ul></ul>
    38. 40. <ul><li>Recyclable & Reusable - Altuglas working with channel partners </li></ul><ul><li>Laird Plastics [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Enabler- Plexiglas continues innovate to enable sustainable developments </li></ul>What the future holds <ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Acrylic does NOT provide a ‘GREEN” carbon footprint but provides support for advancements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LED Lighting Day-lighting PV (Photovoltaic) </li></ul></ul>
    39. 41. Available Help from Altuglas <ul><li>Customized Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Fabrication seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Plexiglas web site </li></ul><ul><li>www.plexiglas.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Color chip gallery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plexiglas Expert System </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plexiglas ® web store </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Samples available for ‘mock up’ displays </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fabrication CD </li></ul><ul><li>Color Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Development center with pilot plant capabilities </li></ul>
    40. 43. Thank you for your time and attention
    41. 44. BACK UP SLIDES
    42. 45. Key Features of Acrylic in Retail Environment <ul><li>Optically Clear Transparency……….. 92% Light Transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Impact Resistance……………………. Stronger than glass (16x) </li></ul><ul><li>Light Weight …………………………… < 50% glass, <43% aluminum </li></ul><ul><li>UV resistance …………………………. Color Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Formability…………………………….. Complex and creative designs </li></ul><ul><li>Patterned / textured surface ………… Hides fingerprints and mars </li></ul><ul><li>Gloss surface/edges available ……… Clean eye catching displays </li></ul><ul><li>Machinability……….…………………. Can be cut,drilled and routed </li></ul>
    43. 46. Two basic types of Acrylic Sheet <ul><ul><ul><li>Cell cast (also continuous cast) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Filling liquid MMA into a glass ‘cell’ with vinyl spacers used to create thickness dimension </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Melt Calendared </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing process similar to extrusion, however the calendaring process allows for the minimization of stress buildup prevalent with extrusion processes, and increases the surface optical qualities. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
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