Clear acrylic sheets.
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Poly(methyl methacrylate) PMMA acrylic is more commonly know in the trade as Perspex, Plexiglas, Altuglas and more.
Acrylic is a transparent thermoplastic often used as a lightweight shatter-resistant alternative to glass, ideal for all glazing needs.
Customers choose clear cast acrylic over glass because it is half the weight of glass, has much higher impact strength, and transmits up to 92% of visible light (acrylic is more transparent than glass). For use both internally and externally, acrylic sheets carry UV filters and guarantees against discolouration for up to 10 years.
Acrylic fire rating: BS476 Part 7: Class 3.
Acrylic sheet installation: It is important to make allowances for thermal movement.
If hanging acrylic sheets, make sure the holes are oversized to the screw thread.
Machining and Fabrication of cast acrylic: Suitable for laser cutting, sawing, drilling, routing, forming, polishing, thermoforming and cementing.
FAQ's regarding acrylic sheets
Q; What is the difference between acrylic & Perspex®?
A; Acrylic is the actual product and Perspex® is a brand name.
Q; How do you clean acrylic sheets?
A; You can use soapy water or a specific acrylic cleaner such as Vuplex. Don't use glass cleaners as the chemicals damage acrylic.
Q; How do you cut acrylic?
A; Acrylic cuts best with a fine tooth blade, so a jigsaw should work fine. Support the panel and use a low speed setting.
Q; Can you laser cut acrylic?
A; Yes acrylic sheets are great to laser cut.
Q; Do acrylic sheets go yellow in the sun?
A; Our acrylic sheets have UV properties that guarantee against yellowing for 15 years.
Q; How do you glue acrylic to acrylic?
A; A number of products will bond the two together such as, dichloromethane, silicon, Tensol cement.