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Acrylic – PMMA

Acrylic – PMMA

IPS-acrylic

Acrylic (PMMA)

Cast and extruded sheets and rods available

Commonly Known As: Lucite®, Optix®, Acrylite®

This material is used frequently in skylights, towel holder, bank glazing, aircraft canopies, shelves and numerous display applications.

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.

Acrylic, Acrylite, Lucite, Plexiglass Fabricated Boxes

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
  • Acrylic for LED’s are also available.

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

Sheet:
.030″- 36″ X 48″
.062″- 48″ X 72″
.125″- 4.0″ up to 48″ X 96″

Rod: .125″ – 6″ Dia. in cast or extruded up to 72″ long

Tube: 1.25″ – 24″ OD with .125″-.500 wall thickness up to 72″ long

GeneralProperty ASTM Test TypicalValue
SpecificGravity D792 1.19
TensileStrength Yield D638 10,000
Tensile Modulus D638 400,000
Izod Impact – Notched D256 0.4
Hardness – Rockwell D785 M94
DeflectionTemp @ 264psi D648 210
Acrylic Sheet by Plaskolite

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.