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Eastman Spectar™ copolyester

Eastman Spectar™ copolyester is a versatile option for visual merchandising and architectural industries.

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Eastman Spectar™ copolyester

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Eastman Spectar™ copolyester

Primary Shaping

  • Bending, Sheet
  • CNC machining
  • Co-extrusion
  • Co-molding
  • Extrusion
  • Laser Machining
  • Roll Forming
  • Thermo Forming
  • Vacuum Forming

Resistances

  • Chemical High
  • Fatigue High
  • Fire Medium
  • Impact High
  • Scratch Medium
  • Stain High
  • Tearing High
  • UV Medium
  • Water High

Secondary Shaping

  • Acid Etching
  • Coating
  • Deboss
  • Die Cutting
  • Digital Printing
  • Emboss
  • Engraving
  • Gravure Printing
  • Hot Foil Stamping
  • Hot Press Stamping
  • Laser Cutting
  • Lithography Printing
  • Offset Printing
  • Paintable
  • Resin bonding
  • Screen Print
  • Solid-state Welding Spot
  • Solvent bonding
  • Water cutting

Sensory & Aesthetic

  • Clarity Opaque
  • Colorability High
  • Reflectivity Medium
  • Scent None
  • Tactile Smooth
  • Tonal Sharp or Brilliant
  • Variegation None

Sustainability

  • Other Sustainable Attributes Attributes : Bisphenol A (BPA) free; Does not contain halogens, sulfur, nitrogen, lead, mercury, cadmium or hexavalent chromium; Superior LCA compared to acrylic ; GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified®
  • Production BTU Medium
  • Recycle code 7
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 Eastman Spectar™copolyester

Spectar is a versatile thermoplastic designed for sheet applications.  It allows you to fabricate captivating designs for point of purchase displays and in-store fixtures. Spectar provides a material solution that is durable, sustainable, and flexible for enhancing your interior finish and architectural applications.

Range of benefits: Durability, Sustainability, Flexibility, Outstanding impact strength, Excellent chemical resistance, Reduced breakage in shipping/installation, Perfect in heavy traffic areas, Ideally suited for high-turnover products, Long lasting, Reusable, Downgaugeable, Halogen free, BPA free, Outstanding design freedom, Intricate design options, Superior thermoforming capabilities, Easy cold bending and die cutting, Exceptional clarity and printability.

Eastman Spectar Stratus™ copolyester

Eastman Spectar™ Stratus copolyester is available for the LED lighting market. Spectar Stratus offers all of the benefits you’ve come to expect with Spectar copolyester with added advantages of excellent diffusion, light transmission, and improved processability. Learn more about the illuminating differences Spectar Stratus can help you bring to market.

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Usage

For years, architects and designers have counted on Eastman for high quality products,reliable service, and expert advice to help deliver world class technology for thermoplastic.

Spectar is Eastman’s premier product for creating durable, sustainable, and flexible interior finish and architectural applications, in-store fixtures, and point-of-purchase displays. The clear advantages of Eastman Spectar™ copolyester enable effortless fabrication and inspired design.

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Eastman Solutions

Eastman continues to offers material innovation solutions that unleash your creativity, innovation and collaborative energy. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. With a long history of innovation, technical expertise, customer support and global manufacturing capabilities, we're helping markets on a global level unleash greater efficiency and creativity.

Our material science experts are committed to working with architects and designers to helpenable the freedom to create in a limitless array of shapes and colors.  Spectar can help you build something beautiful, sustainable, and truly remarkable.If you can think it, sketch it or generate the design, rely on us to help you make it! 

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