Advantages of Acrylic

Acrylic sheet has hundreds of different applications for commercial and residential construction. However, acrylic sheeting can also be used at home. Because acrylic sheet is durable and shatter resistant, it’s great for upgrading or decorating your home. Here are some ways to use acrylic sheets at home.

Acrylic has hundreds of advantages, few are listed below

  • Half the weight of glass yet equal to it in clarity
  • and up to 17x more impact resistant
  • Exceptional weathering characteristics
  • Excellent insulator
  • Excellent resistance to Mineral Oils
  • Good resistance to Dilute Acids, Aldehydes
  • and Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
  • Limited resistance to Bases
  • Poor resistance (not recommended for use)
  • with Concentrated Acids, Alcohols, Esters,
  • Aromatic and Halogenated Hydrocarbons,
  • Ketones, Vegetable Oils and Oxidizing Agents.
  • Machine-able and heat-bendable
  • Acrylic can be solvent bonded
  • Extruded acrylic can be flame polished to
  • obtain a glass-like finish

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