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TransTec Product Details
Imagine wood sliced so thin as to allow significant light to pass through. Now imagine translucent, glowing wood light fixtures, panels, even entire walls and ceilings. It is all possible with TransTec ® – Real Wood in a New Light.
TransTec is available in a variety of backers that will permit varying degrees of flexibility and translucence in a wide range of applications. TransTec can be supplied in most SanFoot, SanPly wood veneer species and cuts.
HD-90 is a fabric backer that provides high flexibility and medium translucence. Perfect in all types of lighting applications, HD90 can be bonded to almost any translucent substrate such as acrylic and glass, utilizing 3M clear contact adhesive.
Alice Tully Hall project featured on this page utilizes the HD-90 backer.
Type 2 Backer
Type 2 is an ultra thin translucent backer that provides medium flexibility and high translucence. Like HD 90, Type 2 can be bonded to almost any translucent substrate such as acrylic and glass, utilizing 3M clear contact adhesive.
Acrylic is a translucent backer that provides high flexibility and high translucence. Additionally, the face of the veneer is coated in Acrylic providing a hardy and robust surface. Perfect in all types of lighting applications, TransTec Acrylic can be bonded to almost any translucent substrate such as acrylic and glass, utilizing 3M clear contact adhesive.
TransTec is available in a wide variety of wood species. Click the button below to view a species chart along with high definition images.
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Due to the diverse range of applications, generic specifications for TransTec are cumbersome. Call our specification consultants for help with specifying TransTec for your project. Our specification consultants will be glad to help you create your unique TransTec specification. Contact Us with your specification questions