Acrylic

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.

Qualities

  • Lightweight
  • Shatter resistant
  • Recyclable
  • High optical clarity
  • Good flexural strength
  • Great range of colours and finishes

Applications

  • Microfluidics
  • Manifolds
  • Windows
  • Light pipes
  • Enclosure
  • Lenses

Benefits

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.