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How to Use Acrylic Panels and Sheets at Home

October 19, 2021 8:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you fabricate your own or get them at the store, acrylic panels and sheets have a number of different uses. Acrylic is a type of plastic. It’s sturdy, stiff and has great clarity. Plus, it’s shatter resistant. This makes it ideal for windows, signs, fixtures, shelves and other applications. Acrylic sheets are easy to fabricate and assemble, making them a great choice for many DIY projects. When you want to spruce up your home, they offer a range of options. You’re only limited by your creativity. Here are some ways to use acrylic panels and sheets in your own home: Wall shelves: If you’ve ever admired the look of glass shelves, acrylic can be a great substitute. Glass wall... View Article

What You Should Know About Professional Acrylic Sheets

July 8, 2021 2:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Acrylic sheets are used for a wide variety of purposes in the world of fabrication. These sheets are available in full sheets, standard sizes or custom cut-to-size sheets, allowing them to meet the needs of a range of clients across a variety of industries. You’ve probably come across acrylic plastic sheets more frequently in the last year and a half, as they’ve been used to create sneeze guards and plastic barriers for businesses and other settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they can also be used for windows, signage, glazing and display materials, and are favored for their strength, moisture resistance and clarity when compared to glass and other materials. These sheets can also come in different colors, beyond just... View Article

What Are the Benefits of Acrylic/Perspex Compared to Glass?

April 14, 2021 1:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re trying to decide whether to install acrylic or glass sheets in your Utah structures, buildings and more, you might wonder whether there are any specific benefits to each material. Acrylic and plastic sheets can be an excellent substitute for traditional glass. Acrylic is used the world over for everything from windows to displays. (You might be familiar with it under the name “Perspex,” which is a specific brand name.) Here is an overview of its benefits: Durable: Acrylic is much more durable than glass, even thicker panes. In fact, glass is comparatively fragile and can be quite dangerous if it breaks. In contrast, acrylic offers many of the same benefits that glass does, but it will last at... View Article

Acrylic Cutting with a Laser Machine

January 30, 2021 12:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Acrylic laser cutting in Utah produces fast, professional results, whether you choose to cut through plastic or use it to engrave on thick pieces of acrylic. When cutting, it can produce a finished, flame-polished edge, and engraving gives a frosted look. It can be used for everything from plastic sneeze guards (a necessity in the COVID-19 era) to signs, board game pieces, playset parts and more. Here’s how to decide whether acrylic laser cutting is right for your next project. Which type of acrylic should I choose? There are two broad categories of acrylic sheets: cast or extruded. Cast acrylic sheets are made by pouring liquid plastic into a mold. You can use laser cutting to cut them, but they... View Article

Why Are Acrylic Sheets in Such High Demand These Days?

October 8, 2020 11:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the last several months, the economy has undergone some rapid changes. In response to the new factors affecting the economy, businesses around the world have changed strategies and worked to develop creative approaches to new problems. While many industries have dealt with major declines in business since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, others have seen rising demand. Acrylic sheets, for example, are in very high demand around the world. If you’re wondering about demand for acrylic sheets and the implications for suppliers in Utah and elsewhere, keep reading to learn more. Increasing demand for acrylic sheets Over the period from 2018 to 2022, the market for acrylic sheets is expected to grow by over 6 percent. This growth... View Article