2016-03-09

Resins, sheets & films – for a brighter world

Every two years, leaders in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering, house and building automation and software for the construction industry converge on Frankfurt, Germany, March 13-18 for Light + Building. This year, more than 200,000 people and more than 2,500 exhibitors are expected at the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services. Covestro Deutschland AG will ...
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2016-03-09

Specialty polycarbonates light the way to improved LED performance and quality

Adoption of LED technology continues to accelerate. To keep pace with the ever-evolving technologies and expanding applications, LED manufacturers need materials with outstanding properties. Covestro’s materials tailored for LED applications play a key role in improving LED performance and quality.
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2016-03-09

Cost reduction of LED luminaires with Covestro’s Makrolon® polycarbonate

For new products, LED technology has become mainstream in both commercial and residential lighting. For luminaires it enables a wide range of lighting options as well as freedom of styling not possible with incandescent technology.    In recent years new materials as well as new technologies have become available to reduce luminaire complexity through component integration, which reduces part count and assembly processes.
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2016-03-08

Wake up gently with Makrolon® polycarbonate

Getting out of bed in the morning isn’t always a piece of cake, especially after being startled awake by the jarring sound of an alarm clock. With the Philips Wake-up Light, users can rise and shine with a gradually increasing light accompanied by soft sound. With a variety of brightness settings, users are able to select their optimal wake-up conditions. This device mimics natural daybreak over a 30-minute period to help gently waken users, giving them a calm start to their day.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE