PolyBrite’s Borealis A19-40 LED Light Bulb Features Bayer’s Makrolon 6717 …
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PolyBrite International’s Borealis A19-40 LED Light Bulb uses an LED light source and replaces glass with Bayer MaterialScience’s Makrolon 6717 polycarbonate

Although LED products are currently available to consumers, the lighting market has a strong need for LED light bulbs that have the same appearance and light output as the bulbs they are replacing. PolyBrite International, Inc.’s Borealis® A19-40 LED light bulb meets these criteria, and also fulfills the product requirements for ENERGY STAR Integral LED Lamps: 40 Watt equivalent, 62LPW.

PolyBrite designed an innovative incandescent-like light bulb using an LED light source and replacing the glass with Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Makrolon® 6717 polycarbonate. The socket of the Borealis A19LED bulb looks like a traditional Edison socket; and therefore, can be used in any lighting fixture that accepts standard Edison screw-based bulbs.

To achieve this, PolyBrite needed a polymeric material compliant with Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL) mechanical, electrical and thermal product standards. The material used to form the A19 LED bulb also needed to deliver maximum transmission and…………… continues on AZoCleantech

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