White Acrylic Sheet has admirable UV cohesion and has a life of about 15 – 20 years when used outside and is perfectly durable in all weathers. Extruded acrylic sheets are suitable for a variety of applications. It has an admirable outer finish, which is very dependable density across a sheet and is excellent for general fabrication purposes.
It is also easily flame polished and bonds exceptionally well with suitable solvent based adhesives, as well as having a slightly lower forming temperature than cast acrylic. This material can be easily cut and drilled with household power tools, however, care must be taken not split the material by pushing too hard!
A white Acrylic sheet is optimal for shed windows, greenhouse glazing, office screens, garage windows, dividers and general fabrication. Coloured sheets can be utilised in a wide range of purposes and it is generally an attractive selection of material for kitchen splashbacks as opposed to expensive glass.
Other properties of this material include:
- Unaffected by sun or salt spray
- Temperature range of -30 to 160° F for continuous service
- Good outdoor weathering
- Fully recyclable
- Superb chemical resistance – better than most plastics
- Food safe
- Easy to clean and maintain
White Acrylic Sheets offer a lower cost alternative to cast acrylic sheets. These sheets are as much as ten times more resistant to impact than glass and are less likely to be broken by footballs, golf balls or a variety of other common household hazards.