Four SABIC thermo-optical resins among first thermoplastics listed in Zemax OpticStudio database

Published Mar 06, 2019
HOUSTON, TEXAS, - SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, today announced that four of the company’s thermo-optical resins have been added in the materials database of the Zemax OpticStudio®, the industry-standard in software for designing optical systems. These high-performance materials – including two grades of high-temperature LEXAN™ CXT polycarbonate (PC) copolymer, an ULTEM™ polyetherimide (PEI) resin and an EXTEM™ polyimide resin – are among the first resins to be added to OpticStudio®, giving designers of optical sensors and lenses new and innovative material choices beyond glass and epoxy resins. The SABIC’s thermoplastics are designed to offer major advantages over these traditional materials like faster processing speeds and the possibility for freeform optics.
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