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Acrylic is an extremely versatile material that has been around since 1928, being used for airplanes, windows, turrets, and more during World War II. Today, there is almost no limit to it's potential application. You can easily find and purchase acrylic in it's classic clear and glossy finish or in a wide variety of colors, shades and finishes! You can also order your acrylic material in a custom size or a custom shape to fit your specific use!
The Physical Properties and Advantages of AcrylicPlexiglass
Acrylic plastic is a transparent thermoplastic homopolymer that is often simply referred to as plexiglass. This plastic has unique properties that make it perfect for a a wide variety of purposes, ranging from basic household items such as storage boxes to fiber optic cables that power building and whole cities the world. These properties have made acrylic and plexiglass a popular choice for large scale projects and at home DIYs.
Here's a list of what makes Acrylic and Plexiglass a popular choice:
The most noted advantage of acrylic is its durability. It more cost effective and has 10 times more impact resistant than glass, making acrylic the most ideal alternative. In the unlikely event that acrylic plastic does break, it will fracture into dull-edged pieces instead of sharp, dangerous shards, making it much safer. These features are why acrylic is often used to replace glass in window panes, picture frames, and more!
Acrylic Plexiglass has also been used for:
Acrylic Plexiglass have nealy limitless applications. Consider acrylic and plexiglass for your next project!