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Technical Resources

Plastics is a rapidly expanding field, both as a science and an industry.  This page is a guide for technical managers or engineers that want to explore physical properties, thermal expansion, or just want more information on a material or application.


The coefficient of thermal expansion is the tendency of matter to change in volume in response to a change in temperature through heat transfer. This worksheet is designed to help predict this outcome.

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Durafrost Data

Custom Durafrost® material extrusions optimize light diffusion.

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Nominal Tolerance Guide

In manufacturing, dimensions, properties, or conditions may vary within certain practical limits without significantly affecting functioning of equipment or a process. Tolerances are specified to allow reasonable leeway for imperfections and inherent variability without compromising performance.

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Acrylic Average Physical Properties

Acrylic is a transparent thermoplastic often used as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass.

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Lighting Catalog

Pexco’s Lighting Catalog features many common wrap lenses, diffusers, tube guards, and cylinders.

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Lighting Materials

Pexco processes a variety of materials for Lighting ranging from Acrylic to Durafrost. Learn More >

Lens Illumination

In this case study illuminating the Pexco difference,  Pexco was asked by a leading LED developer to bring to reality a design for a complex profile for an international client in commercial lighting.