Cutting EL Tape, EL Panels or even ELastoLite® is often a confusing and stressful process, made all the more so by the lack of reliable information available on the subject. So we are putting together the Ultimate EL Tape cutting guide with everything we know about the subject through our experience with the product. For a step by step video, click see our new video below!
EL Panel (AKA Electroluminescent Panel), is a flat panel which lights up when an high frequency is applied. It makes a great backlighting effect, thin light up poster, and more. Click here for more information.
EL Panel (AKA Electroluminescent Panel), is a flat panel which lights up when an high frequency is applied. It makes a great backlighting effect, thin light up poster, and more. Today, we are seeing EL Panels in many applications; from backlighting of automobile instruments, to billboards. EL Panels are extremely energy efficient and have a long lifetime. A typical EL Panel will last around 10,000 hours and can have lifespans up to 40,000 hours, depending on the necessary brightness.
So now you have a good grasp on what ELastolite® is and why you want it. Now let's talk about what you need to get started. Like we've mentioned in previous posts, if you've worked with EL Tape or EL Panels in the past, it will give you an idea of how the technology should work, but it's a much different application process. If you've never worked with ELastoLite®, you are a blank slate and have no habits to break!