Imatex materials: Extruded acrylic (PMMA)

Imatex materials

Extruded acrylic (PMMA)

Famous brands:

Acrylex®, Plexiglas®, Perspex®, Crylon®, Akrylon®, Altuglas®, Plazcryl®, Vikuglas®, Crylon XT®, Quinn XT®,…

Characteristics:

  • Cheaper than cast acrylic.
  • Thickness from 2 mm up to 25 mm.
  • Virtually no thickness tolerance.
  • Usually transparent or opal. Restricted colour range.
  • Transparent PMMA allows through 94% of the light. More than glass.
  • Normal thicknesses: 2-25 mm
  • Extruded acrylic is prone to bi-axial shrinkage however which can produce bulging when folding.
Imatex datasheet Extruded acrylic

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Imatex datasheet Extruded acrylic (PMMA)

Outside of the standard cast and extruded PMMA acrylic sheets, Imatex also offers other acrylic specialties, including acrylic mirror, high-impact resistant acrylic, anti-reflex and acrylic suitable for sunbeds.

Processing:

R

Sawing

R

Drilling

R

Milling

R

Laser cutting

R

Laser engraving

R

Flame polishing

R

Diamond polishing

Q

Cold folding

R

Warm folding

R

Warm bending

R

Vacuum forming

R

Drape forming

R

Glueing

R

Printing