Acrylic

ACRYLIC

Acrylic is a useful, clear plastic that resembles glass, but has properties that make it superior to glass in many ways. Common brands of high-grade acrylic include Polycast, Lucite and Plexiglass. There are two basic types of acrylic: extruded and cell cast. Extruded or "continuous cast" acrylic is made by a less expensive process, is softer, can scratch easier and may contain impurities. Cell cast acrylic is a higher quality acrylic and U.S. domestic cell cast is a good choice for applications that require the best. Imported cell cast acrylic is often manufactured to lesser standards.

Properties

specialty acrylic/methacrylic monomers offer enhanced adhesion in water and solvent-based architectural coatings. Acrylic monomers are versatile chemicals that have a strong ability to polymerize.

Applications

This unique attribute makes acrylic monomers ideal for manufacturing many different household, recreational, and industrial products. In fact, our acrylics go into the composition of flocculants, detergents, paints, inks, glues and adhesives and acrylic fibers, to name a few


OUR PRODUCTS

Optix 95 Matte Finish

OPTIX 95 is a continuously processed acrylic sheet with a matte finish on one side.

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Cast Acrylic (Polymethyl methacrylate or PMMA)

Cell cast acrylic is a lightweight, flexible and impact resistant substitute for glass. It has better optical quality and better physical properties than extruded acrylic.

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Optix® DA (Digital Acrylic Sheet)

Discover an acrylic sheet that doesn't require an adhesion promoter prior to ink application.

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Plexiglas® T Impact Acrylic Sheet Family

Available in three levels of impact resistance. You no longer have to sacrifice clarity, design flexibility or fabrication techniques to get additional toughness.

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Plexiglas® MC Edge Color Series Acrylic Sheet

Subtle on the surface and intense at the edges! Now available in five new stunning styles in addition to classic 3030 Glass Green and 3120 Ice Blue.

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Plexiglas® Clear-Edge Frosted Acrylic Sheet

Bring a designer edge to retail sales. Attractive and sleek, the sheet is available in a one or two-sided frosted formulation with a dramatic clear edge to buff or bevel.

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Plexiglas® Perfexion™ Acrylic Sheet

All the crystal clarity of conservation glass, but it's less than half the weight and 17 times stronger, ensuring lower shipping costs and less breakage.

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Plexiglas® Vision Acrylic Sheet

The newest innovation for overhead and rear projection screens. Keep images visible from every angle, up-close, far away, one-side or both.

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Plexiglas® T

Comparing Plexiglas® T Sheet to conventional acrylic sheet is an easy job -- there really is no comparison.

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Plexiglas® G-IG

This impact grade (IG) material has been specifically created for those types of sheet applications where transparency, high impact strength and excellent chemical resistance/outdoor weathering are required.

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