Acrylic Perspex® Plexiglas®
Perspex® and Plexiglas®, also known as Poly Methyl Methacrylate or Acrylic it has exceptional optical clarity, good weather resistance, impact strength, electrical properties and chemical resistance. Acrylics can be machined and vacuum formed, and are available in extruded and cast grades.
Having a specific gravity of 1.19 and transmitting light at a rate of 93%, Acrylic has long established itself as the material of choice in not only lighting and signage applications but also decorative displays.
E-Plas Pty.Ltd. is one of the largest stockists in Australia of Acrylic Rod and Tubing in both extruded and cast grades.
Acrylics can be characterised by the following properties:
- 8 times stronger than glass on impact
- Excellent optical clarity
- Ease of fabrication
- Excellent range of colours and tints
- Excellent refractive index of 1.49
- Good chemical resistance
- High hardness
Fields of applications: light boxes, illuminated signs, display cases, sunglass stands, bonnet and headlight protectors, chandeliers, protective covers, picture frames, sight glasses, aquarium sheeting, boat windows, bathtubs and vanity basins, domes, aeroplane cockpit windows (*POLYCAST® sheet).
*POLYCAST® military and commercial avaiation grades are available on request.
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