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:
- 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
- High Gloss Finish
- Very good weathering and aging resistant
- Less expensive than glass or cast acrylic
- 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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