About Acrylic
Acrylic/Perspex/PLEXIGLASS can be supplied in many colors and finishes. Clear acrylics - Perspex are by far the most popular, however, also available is a full range of colors and tints in solid and semi opaque. Also available are anti reflective finishes, frosted and pigmented fluorescent. Acrylics - Perspex can also be sold with a silicate green edge to give a plate glass effect.
Acrylic can be ordered in several grades including:

Extruded - the most cost effective solution.
Cast - The best mechanical properties for machining and optical clarity.
Impact modified - For increased strength.

Acrylic - Perspex can be ordered in a wide range of thicknesses from 1mm up to 40mm (Depending on color) The main advantages include:
  • Half the weight of glass
  • Impact resistant
  • Unaffected by sun or salt spray
  • Temperature range of -30 to 160° F for continuous service
  • Good outdoor weathering
  • Clear sheet optical clarity better than that of glass
  • Easy and cost effective fabrication
  • Fully recyclable
  • Excellent surface hardness and durability
  • Superb chemical resistance - better than most plastics
  • Food gradable
  • Easy to clean and maintain
What is PLEXIGLASS used for?
PLEXIGLASS/Perspex/Acrylic is employed for many different applications: In private and industrial buildings (for greenhouses, conservatories, carport roofs, parapets, stairs, hall glazing, in skylights, in noise barriers and for aquarium glazing)
In illuminated signs, shop fittings and fair booths (for signage and advertising displays)
In interior design (for furniture)
For protection and safety (in workplace and machine guards, as safety glazing)
For solar applications (for tanning equipment, for solar modules in photovoltaic applications)
PLEXIGLASS – Cleaning and Care
Recommendations for PLEXIGLASS
Clear water and a damp cloth are all that are needed for normal daily cleaning.
Water, grease and soap stains are easily removed by adding a little dishwashing liquid to warm water and wiping with a moist cloth.
Diluted vinegar essence is the best cleaner for removing calcifications.
Dirt that is harder to remove can be eliminated with acryl polish and a soft cloth.

Dirt can hardly cling to the smooth surfaces of PLEXIGLASS. Dust is removed with water and some dishwashing liquid, using a soft, non-linting cloth or sponge.

Easy to Clean
The surface of PLEXIGLASS is perfectly smooth and shiny. Dirt can barely adhere. The surface repels water. These properties last for a lifetime. That’s it – without any extra coating.
What about compatibility with other materials?
In general, PLEXIGLASS is characterized by good resistance to chemicals. It is resistant at room temperature to most inorganic chemicals, to aliphatic hydrocarbons, cycloaliphatic compounds, fats and oils, and, at temperatures up to 60 degrees Celsius, is also resistant to dilute acids as well as dilute and concentrated solutions of most alkalis. However, PLEXIGLASS is attacked by chlorinated hydrocarbons, ketones, esters, ethers, alcohols and aromatic compounds.
How weather resistant is PLEXIGLASS?
eather resistance is resistance to chemical change and change of physical behavior when exposed to weather.
PLEXIGLASS shows excellent resistance to aging and weathering, including natural UV radiation. Therefore, it does not turn yellow or become brittle even after years of outdoor exposure.
PLEXIGLASS has been tested in all the world’s climates and exhibits better resistance to weather and UV light than any other thermoplastic material.
Is PLEXIGLASS environmentally friendly?
If correctly processed, PLEXIGLASS does not release any pollutant substances to the environment. The basic grades consist of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Many grades are employed for food-contact applications and in the medical sector.
Can PLEXIGLASS be recycled?
PLEXIGLASS scrap from processing and finished parts made from PLEXIGLASS can be sorted and recycled in a number of ways after their long service life. PLEXIGLASS can be incinerated for thermal recycling or correctly separated passed on for physical or chemical recycling.
Chemical Resistance
In many plastics applications, the question of resistance when the plastic comes in contact with particular agents or materials is of concern. The simplest method of testing a plastic’s chemical resistance consists of bringing specimens into contact with the agents in question without adding any extra stress. This is accomplished by immersing the plastic into liquids or, in the case of solids, placing the solid on the surface of the plastic. The changes in appearance, weight and strength that may result after storage then serve as evaluation criteria.
Scratch Resistance
(Pencil Hardness / Scratch Hardness)
Cast and extruded acrylic glass features the highest surface hardness of all thermoplastics as well as outstanding scratch hardness.
Surface hardness
Cast and extruded acrylic glass exhibits the highest surface hardness of all thermoplastics and has an outstanding scratch resistance.
Other materials that PARSGLASS will use for fabrication include:
Polycarbonate - 200 times stronger than glass, used for machine guards, safety enclosures and IP65 rated fire proof components
PVC - Flexible material and very cost effective, used for ticketing and card channels
ABS - Cost effective

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