Clear Acrylic - Plexiglass Plastic Sheets

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Product Description

  • Common Names: Acrylic, Plexiglass, PMMA, Acrylite, Lucite, Perspex 
  • Material Pros: High Light Transmittance, Shatter Resistant, Unparalleled Clarity  
  • Common Applications: Display Cases, Windows, Furniture 
  • Acrylic (plexiglass) is a transparent thermoplastic known for its clarity and ability to be fabricated. 

    Clear Acrylic - Plexiglass Overview

    Product Details

    Clear acrylic has the highest light transmittance and clarity when compared to both polycarbonate and glass. It is a popular choice for display cases, framing, and furniture because of the material’s ability to have a crystal-clear glue joint and polished edges that will not have a green tint like glass. Plus, acrylic is shatter resistant with options for anti-glare and UV protection. Clear acrylic creates the top viewing experience while still protecting valuables.  

    Acrylic has a wide range of thicknesses that can all be CNC-machined, polished, glued, and bent for applications like:  

     What is the difference between acrylic and plexiglass?

    Plexiglass is a popular brand or trade name for acrylic. Plexiglass is to acrylic as Kleenex is to facial tissue. When customers ask for plexiglass, they are usually looking for cell cast acrylic. 

    How do I choose between acrylic and polycarbonate? 

    Customers often ask us to explain how to decide between acrylic and polycarbonate for their application. Simply put, acrylic is the beauty and polycarbonate is the beast. For displays where aesthetics is important, we would recommend acrylic, but if you are needing a material for security purposes or high impact resistance, we would steer you towards polycarbonate. Click here for a side by side comparison.  

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