Glazing Plastics: Polycarbonate Sheet, Acrylic Sheet & PETG Sheet | Plastic
Plastic Stockist provides an excellent range of glazing plastics
which are an excellent glass replacement. Clear acrylic sheets , in cast or
extruded, are ideal glazing plastics with 92% visible light transmission
which is better than glass. Safety first, standard Perspex acrylic sheets
are 5 times stronger than float glass and half the weight. Alternatively,
Glass look Perspex acrylic sheet
is available to offer designers all the benefits of cast acrylic whilst
giving the appearance of glass.
Common uses for Glazing Plastic
Glazing plastics can be used as an alternative to glass.
Offering a higher light transmission and being 5 times stronger than glass,
Perspex acrylic sheets are the obvious choice for safety glazing, secondary
glazing and as a glass replacement. If more strength is required, Polycarbonate sheets offer 250 times
more resistance to impacts making it virtually unbreakable, while still
delivering the transparency of glass. The third glazing plastic is PETG
sheets, offering good chemical resistance and suited to outdoor uses such as
bus shelters, signage and machine guards.