Stratus Tube

An Ancient City of Lights

Bergamo, Italy, a city rich in history and culture, holds a significant place in the annals of Italian heritage. Nestled in the Lombardy region, Bergamo boasts a captivating past that dates back to the Celts and Romans. It played a vital role in trade and commerce,...

Franklin Institute Space Exhibit

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia launched a new exhibit called Wondrous Space on November 4, 2023. This two-story future-focused exhibit on space exploration marks the first in a series of all-new thematic exhibits that will lead The Franklin Institute through...

Frosting Stratus Tubing

Our Stratus line is used for LED lighting. Recently we received a request for a frosted tube. The link below gives Eastman’s response, but for small extrusion runs we have a Per-Fix solution from Chem Pak. We have other methods, but the Per-Fix 6500 method is...

Busada Provista Stratus LED Tubing

Eastman Chemical has a Spectar Blog. Spectar, is a copolyester used for many applications, one of them is for LED light diffusion and transmission. Q: I know Eastman Spectar™ copolyester well in the retail market, but didn’t know about the offerings in the lighting...

LED Lights Of Uncommon Interest With Stratus Tubing

Our LED tubing was put to a beautiful use with Objects of Common Interest in a Brussels display. The architects chose our line of Stratus tubing (6″ OD). The project came to us first in concept, design, and fabrication. The material used to produce these lights...

Lighted LED Bend With Proper Annealing

Recently we had a request to make circular and helical small diameter bends for a lighting project. We designed special heaters for the project and made our prototypes with clear, transparent CAB (butyrate). The trick is proper annealing. We not only heat our bends to...

LED Tubing Gets Some Culture

When the noted Adirondack Studios asked for a light diffusive tube for a “fire ring” I had no idea that it would lead to a trip to Chicago and some much-needed culture. All that I knew was that this fire ring was to be used in an opera. It was to be made in 16...

VBS Lighthouse

Grace Bible Church of Catawissa, PA needed a quick lighthouse for VBS. We supplied a 10″ OD CAB (butyrate) tube with an extension of Stratus and a 40W LED. Better lighthouses can be found, but this satisfied the need of the moment. So, let the games...

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