Acrylic Sheeting, Perspex and Plexiglass
Acrylic sheeting is a transparent shatterproof plastic used for a variety of purposes in the home and building industry.
Clear acrylic is guaranteed against discoloration for ten years and transmits up to 90% of visible light [higher indeed that glass]. Clear acrylic sheeting is also half the weight of glass.
With a variety of uses including glazing, picture framing [lighter than glass and much safer], fish tanks and aquariums, a glazing alternative [due to cost and significant weight advantages of acrylic sheeting], Liv Supplies can supply pre-sized or cut to size acrylic sheeting and associated acrylic products to your specific requirements.
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Cut-to-Size Clear Acrylic
Cut-to-Size Colour Acrylic
Cut-to-Size Solid Polycarbonate
Acrylic, Perspex and Plexiglass
Acrylic is more transparent than glass. Its inherent UV resistance makes it ideal for outdoor applications. Acrylic sheet can be formed, shaped, sawed and drilled.
Acrylic can be used for a number of applictions including Acrylic Splashbacks, Secondary Glazing, Greenhouse Glazing, Shed Glazing, Signage, Display Cases, Model Making, Furniture, Point Of Sale, Windows and Doors, Boat and Motorcycle Windows and Exhibition Stands.
Our acrylic/solid polycarbonate cutting tolerance is +2mm and -2mm under 15mm in thickness, 15 and over has a 10% tolerance.
So what is Acrylic? What is Perspex and what is Plexiglass?
Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), also known as acrylic or acrylic glass as well as by the trade names Plexiglas, Acrylite, Lucite, and Perspex among several others (see below), is a transparent thermoplastic often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass.
You meet Plexiglass every day, all your life. From aircraft construction and aircraft cabin windows to monitors and displays, as structural glazing, in noise barriers or in advertising, Plexiglass offers the tailormade, durably brilliant solution you are looking for.
Plexiglass has made a name for itself in items that make life easier and safer, more varied and exciting, and that need to meet very stringent requirements.