Acrylic can be supplied in many colours and finishes. Clear acrylics are
by far the most popular, however, also available is a full range of
colours and tints in solid and semi opaque. Also available are anti
reflective finishes, frosted and pigmented fluorescent. Acrylics can also
be sold with a silicate green edge to give a plate glass effect.
Acrylic can be ordered in several grades including:
Extruded - the most cost effective solution.
Cast - The best mechanical properties for machining and optical clarity.
Impact modified - For increased strength.
Acrylic can be ordered in a wide range of thicknesses from 2mm up to 30mm.
The main advantages include:
Half the weight of
Unaffected by sun
or salt spray
of -30 to 160° F for continuous service
Clear sheet optical
clarity better than that of glass
Easy and cost
hardness and durability
resistance - better than most plastics
Easy to clean and
Other materials that
Luminati Waycon will use for fabrication include:
Polycarbonate - 200
times stronger than glass, used for machine guards, safety enclosures
and IP65 rated fire proof components
PVC - Flexible
material and very cost effective, used for ticketing and card channels
PETG - Good for
machine guarding and fabrications requiring strength characteristics
ABS - Cost
HIPS - Cost
effective and low weight