Characteristics and application of transparent acrylic

Acrylic material has been invented for more than 100 years. In our daily life, whether it is daily necessities or home decoration, more and more people see its appearance.

Acrylic, also known as PMMA or plexiglass, is derived from acrylic in English, and its chemical name is polymethylmethacrylate. It is the representative of high-quality polymer organic plastics, with good transparency, chemical stability and weather resistance, easy dyeing, easy processing and beautiful appearance. Because of these good performance, more and more designers like it.

1. Transparency
Acrylic has crystal like transparency, with a light transmittance of more than 92%, similar to glass. It has soft light and clear vision, but it is not as fragile as glass. Even if it is damaged, it will not form sharp fragments like glass. The use of acrylic materials in the design of lamps and lanterns, combined with the changeable modeling surface of acrylic, can make the light projection of lamps more attractive and rich.

2. Machinability
Acrylic board has good processing performance, which can be hot formed or machined. The use of acrylic materials in the design can made every kind of custom acrylic products.

3. Color effect
Acrylic materials can be colored with a variety of colors, uniform color, has a good color effect. And it has excellent weather resistance, wear resistance, high surface hardness, can be competent for furniture production materials and interior decoration.