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SHOW HISTORY

DOING IT RIGHT SINCE 1950

The Plaskolite success story spans six decades. See how it all began.

1951

Plastic drinking straws gave us our first taste of success.

1952

Plaskolite introduces the "lifetime fly swatter," the must-have accessory for every front porch.

1954

As fluorescent lighting fixtures become popular, Plaskolite begins extruding prismatic patterned lenses.

1960

Remember the hula hoop craze? Plaskolite manufactured hula hoops in the early sixties.

1970

Plaskolite begins producing smooth acrylic sheets for storm doors and windows; it's much safer than plate glass.

1974

Plaskolite builds its first polymer plant, enabling us to produce our own pellets for sheet production.

1994

With the purchase of MIR-ACRYL, Plaskolite begins producing mirrored acrylic sheet; security mirrors; and hard-coated acrylic sheet products.

1996

Plaskolite acquires Continental Acrylics, a specialty polymers business.

1997

The acquisition of RAM PRODUCTS' flat sheet business enables Plaskolite to begin production of 19 acrylic mirror colors.

2000

In August, Plaskolite completes construction on a state-of-the-art 245,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Zanesville, Ohio.

2006

Plaskolite acquired Bunker Plastics, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate mirror; formed security and transportation mirror; and performance enhancement plastic coatings.

2007

Plaskolite acquires the continuously processed acrylic sheet division of Lucite International, including manufacturing plants in Olive Branch, Miss., and Monterrey, Mexico.

2012

Plaskolite acquires the North American VIVAK® line of PETG sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

OPTIX Acrylic Lighting Panels

Non-yellowing and break resistant, OPTIX acrylic lighting panels are an ideal choice to create visual comfort in environments lit by overhead fluorescent lighting fixtures. Available in Cracked Ice, Prismatic and Prisma Square patterns.

Stock & Non-Stock Patterns

Product Details

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Stock item

  • Thickness: N/A
  • Width: 23.75" - 23.75"
  • Length: 23.75" - 47.75"
  • Features: Weatherable
Item # Finishes Thickness (in.) Size (in.) Sq. Ft. Pack Qty. Skid Qty. Masking
1A00702A Prisma Square Clear N/A 23.75" x 47.75" 7.87 20 N/A No Masking
1A20083A Prismatic Clear N/A 23.75" x 47.75" 7.87 20 N/A No Masking
1A20084A Prismatic White N/A 23.75" x 47.75" 7.87 20 N/A No Masking
1420083A Cracked Ice Clear N/A 23.75" x 47.75" 7.87 20 N/A No Masking
1420084A Cracked Ice White N/A 23.75" x 47.75" 7.87 20 N/A No Masking
1405060A Cracked Ice Clear N/A 36" x 60" 15 10 N/A No Masking
1405061A Cracked Ice White N/A 36" x 60" 15 10 N/A No Masking
  • Contractor grade lighting panels
  • Non-yellowing

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