What is Acrylic? 

Acrylic, Poly (methyl methacrylate), is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form. Also known as Acrylic glass, or plexiglass as well as trade names Perspex, Plexiglas, Acrylite, or Lucite,  among several others.

Acrylic is a versatile sheet, block or rod material utilised within many industries. Known for its optical clarity, high polished finish, it is a lightweight, shatter-resistant alternative to glass. Ideal for viewing panels, light guides, microfluidic plates and manifolds. 


  • Lightweight
  • Shatter resistant
  • Recyclable
  • High optical clarity
  • Good flexural strength
  • Great range of colours and finishes
  • Microfluidics
  • Manifolds
  • Windows
  • Light pipes
  • Enclosure
  • Lenses


Through the utilisation of CNC routing, milling and turning, there are many applications for acrylic parts.
These pieces are made in a high quality and cost effective fashion which adds great value to your product.
Light weight, highly polished finish pieces are not only functional but also very aesthetic.
cnc plastic machining acrylic
Acrylic perspex machining materials Turning of a lens using a lathe IPF LTD

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