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Extruded Acrylic

Product Overview

Extruded Acrylic Sheet has excellent optical properties and brilliant transparency (which will not deteriorate in 10 years) therefore making it a great substitution for glass. Excluded acrylic is our most competitively and economically priced acrylic sheet.
Extruded Acrylic is produced by pushing heated acrylic monomers through barrels where a chemical process takes place. This process means that Extruded Acrylic is more consistent in thickness across sheets than cast acrylic and is produced to a thickness tolerance of +/- 5-10%. It is easy to fabricate and is readily thermoformed with a lower melting point therefore making it easier to laser cut, rout and polishes more cost-effectively. It has excellent surface hardness and is recyclable.
Williaam Cox cuts extruded acrylic panels to size using a circular saw and CNC machine. We stock excluded acrylic sheets in clear and opal in thicknesses from 2mm to 25mm with a wider colour spectrum available to order from the brochure in the other tab above.

Extruded Acrylic Product Applications:

  • Glazing
  • Signage
  • Model and display cases
  • Retail display
  • Point of sale/Point of purchase displays
  • Construction components (Light domes, partition walls, roofing, sound barrier walls)
  • Engineering components (housings, machine covers, etc.)

Extruded Acrylic Features:

  •  Good optical properties
  • Brilliant transparency
  • Hard Wearing – more impact resistant than glass
  • Easy to fabricate
  • Lightweight
  • High Gloss Finish
  • Very good weathering and aging resistant
  • Less expensive than glass or cast acrylic
  • Thermoformable
  • Does not contain any toxin materials or heavy metals
  • Can be used in contact with foodstuff – meets all current European food control legislations
  • Easy to recycle

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