Acrylic Sheet and Sheets – PMMA
(A.K.A.: PMMA, or Trade names: Lucite®, Optix®, Acrylite®)
This material is used frequently in skylights, towel holder, bank glazing, aircraft canopies, shelves and numerous display applications.This is one of the most popular plastic materials to fabricate, as it is easy to cut, scrape, bend, bond and polish.
Acrylic is a great material for producing small panels to large signs, bent part, vacuum formed parts and bonded or glued boxes.
Acrylic bonds extremely well, and can be made with solvent cements and will yield crystal clear joints. A widely used and manufactured material, and called by many trade names, such as: Optix®, Acrylite®, Lucite® L, Plex® and several other brand names.
Common size sheets are 48″ X 96″, 60″ X 96″ and 72″ X 96″. The most common item is the Clear Acrylic Sheet, however, this material is available in a huge range of transparent and translucent colors. Call us for details.
This material is an excellent choice for windows, POP displays, heat formed parts. A natural for use in replacement of glass. High impact strength in a beautiful package. One of the most widely used resins. Wonderful to work with comes with masking on two sides to protect during fabrication and handling. Cleans well with soft cloth and mild soap and water, please do not use harsh chemicals or abrasive while cleaning.
- Excellent clarity- more than glass at over 93%
- Exceptional UV Resistant
- Half the weight of glass and 10 times the impact strength
- Very good fabrication, cutting and finishing
- Acrylic is ITAR compliant, and Acrylic is RoHS compliant
Frequently used in:
- Displays and POP products
- Skylights and Signs
- Bent, strip heated, vacuum formed
- Attractive finished goods for the home
- Glass replacement- glazing / windows
Material Available As
.030″- 36″ X 48″
.062″- 48″ X 72″
.125″- 4.0″ up to 48″ X 96″
.125″ – 6″ Dia. in cast or extruded up to 72″ long
1.25″ – 24″ OD with .125″-.500 wall thickness up to 72″ long
.005″ – .062″ up to 24″ wide in Natural (White) and Black (minimums may apply)
|Izod Impact – Notched||D256||0.4|
|Hardness – Rockwell||D785||M94|
|DeflectionTemp @ 264psi||D648||210|
These Properties are for evaluation purposes only.
This information is not to be construed as a warranty, guarantee or assurance that you may achieve the same results. Materials made from different resin types, manufacturing techniques and manufacturers will react differently. The information should be used to compare against other materials only, and each user should make his own tests to determine suitability. No warranty as to this materials suitability are either expressed nor implied.