Sep
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Two New LuciteLux™ Cast Acrylic SheetsPin ItTwo exciting new cast acrylic sheet products by Lucite International are now part of the E&T Plastics portfolio:  the LuciteLux™ Rio Designer Series and LuciteLux™ Coral.  Both LuciteLux™ products are praised for their innovative qualities and beauty and promise to appeal to designers, fabricators and architects for use in a wide range of applications.   LuciteLux™Rio Designer Series Developed in partnership with Brazil-based Bérkel Chapas Acrilicas Ltda., the LuciteLux™ Rio Designer Series is a 100% acrylic-based surface that provides endless shape and design options, from chairs to wall cladding to signage and more.  Noted for its
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May
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Vintage Lucite Purses Make Dazzling AccessoriesPin ItOne of the most unique fashion accessories of the ‘50s and ‘60s were acrylic purses.  Crafted from Lucite, a wonderful new type of acrylic plastic by DuPont, these glamorous  purses were created by some of the top handbag designers of the time beginning in the late 1940s.  When the popularity of Lucite purses took off, DuPont expanded their line and began offering special colors and laminates, which these noted designers embraced.  The designers also loved the way Lucite could be molded and sculpted, allowing them to make purses in fun shapes like hat boxes, barrels, drums and cylinders. Many
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Jun
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Lucite’s® 75th AnniversaryPin It A winning design by Scott Peradotto of San Francisco, CA in the “Carry Me” Handbag Design Competition. Photo Credit: LuciteLux Happy birthday Lucite®! On May 10th, E&T Plastics’ Sales Manager Robert Nachimson and E-Commerce Manager Pam Teubner attended the invite-only opening of an exhibition in New York City commemorating the 75th anniverary of the iconic brand. The exhibit is sponsored by Lucite International and is being hosted by Material ConneXion. Lucite’s® Many Applications Lucite®, generically known as acrylic, entered commercial production in 1936. Since then, it has undergone a variety of reincarnations, from its use in
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