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Acrylic is a strong light weight and readily available general plastic sheet.
Acrylic is stronger than glass and less than half the weight making it a much cheaper and safer option.
Acrylic is easy to fabricate and weld and is available in many different colours and effects like laser etching.
Acrylic is available in
- Lightweight – Less than half that of glass
- Food contact approved
- High light transmission
- Long lifespan and excellent weathering properties indoor and outdoor
- Scratch resistant
- Shopfront signage and displays
- Exhibition displays
- Medical industry
- Windows and screens
- Retail displays
- Marine Window
- Point of sale
The Acrylic Sheet: A Revolutionary Innovation in Plastic
Is it even necessary to list the ways acrylic sheets have changed the world? You see the proof of it all around you, in every industry. Every home, every office, every shop: acrylic plastic materials have
become a key component of the infrastructure of every life, and we continue to discover new uses for the material. That’s why having an industry leader such as Solutions In Plastic on your team can be the key to your success. We offer the best acrylic sheet solutions in Australia.
Acrylic Sheets Through the Ages
So-called “safety glass”; was first introduced to the market in the 1930’s, based on experiments with polymer materials that began as far back as the 19th century. Its shatterproof qualities were put to the test in World War 2 when it was used as an alternative to glass to maximise the safety of Allied troops and aircrews. You may not be aware of it, but it was a ball of clear acrylic sheeting that surrounded and protected the nose gunners of the famed B-17 Flying Fortresses.
The material came through with flying colours, and the post-war period saw an explosion in applications for acrylic sheets throughout military, industry, and everyday life. Today, you can find acrylic sheets everywhere: in the window panels for skyscrapers; bulletproof security barriers; signs and displays; LCD screens. In fact, clear acrylic sheets are also what makes modern aquariums possible.
Stronger than glass and less than half its weight, clear acrylic sheets are easy to fabricate and weld, and are available in a variety of colours. Acrylic can be moulded into both rods and sheets, and can be laser-etched to achieve stunning effects. Acrylic sheets are safe for storing food and, with their excellent weathering properties, offer a long, scratch-resistant lifespan for both indoor and outdoor
Thanks to all these capabilities, acrylic sheets have found a wide range of uses that include marine windows, signage, point of sale, retail, entertainment and more.
The Clear Choice in Acrylic Sheets for Sale In Australia
Since 2011, Solutions In Plastic have been the clear choice for acrylic sheets in Australia. Our focus is on the sale, machining, and fabricating of all engineering plastics. We stock a full range of sheet, rod, and tube plastic products, and offer excellent machining capabilities to manufacture the product you need to the specifications you require.
All our machining work is done at our in-house workshop to avoid contamination. Our skilled technicians are trained to meet all challenges through unparalleled customer service and competitive pricing. We have the most advanced machining and fabrication equipment in the industry, including Routing, CNC & Manual lathes, spindle moulding & milling capabilities.
You can buy your acrylic sheet online through our site, or you can call to talk to a member of our sales team, who will be happy to discuss your needs and the ways Solutions In Plastic can meet or exceed them. We are driven to become one of the top suppliers of clear acrylic sheets in Australia.
Call for your free quote today.