Carclo polycarbonate optic fits Luxeon Rebel

March 27, 2007
Date Announced: 27 Mar 2007 Carclo Technical Plastics has developed a polycarbonate optic to manage the output from the new LUXEON® Rebel LED.The optic is available immediately in 20 mm diameter size and a frosted finish: it is primarily aimed at the architectural lighting sector. A custom-designed holder will be available from April.The optic and the holder will be available from global distributor Future Lighting Solutions in tight and medium beam angle and elliptical: a wide angle will follow. Carclo is also working on further concepts in support of LUXEON® Rebel.Ian Bryant, business unit manager for Carclo's LED optics business, said: "LUXEON® Rebel has been developed by Philips Lumileds as a high output LED aiming at high-volume, low-cost applications. We are delighted to be able to offer a specially designed optic to coincide with the launch of this new LED."Carclo Technical Plastics,, is a global specialist in the field of injection moulding, assembly and value-added solutions for customers across industry. Carclo is at the forefront in developing breakthrough technology in inkjet printing of novel materials, soluble and biodegradable polymers and microfluidics.Carclo markets a range of standard optics (20 mm and 26.5 mm diameter) that can be mounted onto a printed circuit board using a range of holders to suit the LED products supplied by all the leading manufacturers. These are available through normal distribution channels or from Moulded using optical grade polycarbonate, these optics are characterized by high efficiency and better heat resistance than competing acrylic products. Carclo has recently developed coloured optics.

Ian Bryant, +44 (0)1753 575011 Martin Day, +44 (0)208 685 5116

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