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Acrylic menu holder

Are you looking for a stylish, contemporary way to present your restaurant menu? Why not make a DIY acrylic menu holder using acrylic sheets and spacers so that your menu looks as if it’s floating on the wall. This playful effect is sure to be a real talking point and even better, a plastic menu holder is very cheap and easy to make yourself. Clear Acrylic Sheet – Walls

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Clear Acrylic Sheet – Walls

Clear Acrylic Sheet – Walls

As arduous as we tend to strive, generally it’s not possible to keep walls and surfaces clear and clean from detritus and dirt. after an amount of time, such exposure will cause irreversible harm, resulting in expensive repairs or the requirement to exchange entire sections of plaster, wallpaper and any other unprotected surface.

Some of our customers have shared their ingenious ideas with us, wherever they used simple to use, reasonable clear plastic textile to guard their belongings and residential.

Clear Acrylic Sheet Cut to Size Used in Bicycle Storage

Cycling is an increasingly widespread mode of transport and pleasant hobby, however therewith comes the matter of storing bikes safely in a very house far from the wet weather. Storing them inside is maybe the simplest plan, however this brings with it the danger of damaging walls behind them, with scuff marks and grease.

This client has used clear plastic textile to guard an enclosed wall from being marked by bicycles, that is easy to cut to size and may have pre-drilled fixing holes if you need.

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product.

We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

 

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Can We Paint On Acrylic Sheet

Can We Paint On Acrylic Sheet?

Painting on acrylic

Artists or painters use acrylic sheets as a canvas because its way better and solid, our customers ask us if painting on acrylic sheet can be done.

Painting on acrylic sheet is achievable but there are some paints which are best to use on these materials, in this blog acrylicsheetcuttosize will cover few of the options and important tips.

Solvents on acrylic sheet

There are types of acrylic sheets which we have discussed on our previous blog and this.

Solvents shouldn’t be used on plexiglass or acrylic sheet because it can make the painted area sloppy and deformed. Water paints are very good choice to use.

Covering, painting, spurting and finishing

For painters, there is always a need to cover the sides to bring a canvas look to the acrylic sheet. It is recommended to use covering tape which is worth a few pounds as covering tape gives a perfect line which also leaves no residue on the acrylic. After completing, one can simply remove the covering tape and its done!

Final moments!

After painting, it is recommended to wait until the surface paint is fully dried on the acrylic sheet. Check the paint package on how long it takes to dry it. When that is done you can easily remove the covering tapes which you might have used.

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product.

We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

 

 

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Secondary Glazing of Home Windows

Secondary Glazing of Home Windows


When it comes to sound proofing or insulating a room, secondary glazing the windows is the way to go.

For some of the design of the windows replacing them with double glazing becomes hard. In that case we can use acrylic for secondary glazing to complete the task.

Acrylic sheets can easily be used to save an existing window and provide sound and thermal protection.

Due to its availability online and also on stores, one can get a wide variety of acrylic sheet easily.

Extruded or cast acrylic secondary glazing?

Sometime its not a possibility to replace the whole window due to its aesthetics, shape or design.

A secondary window made out of acrylic is the best option which is cost effective and gets the work done.

Although in terms of quality acrylic sheets also comes in different variant of products. Two major type of acrylic are Extruded or cast acrylic. Cast acrylic is of higher quality and is more durable, Extruded acrylic is much cheaper but has its own advantages and disadvantages.

It is cheaper due to its production process; more acrylic sheets result from the same amount of raw material. The rolling process increases the internal tensions of the acrylic sheets, leaving them more prone to breaking that cast acrylic. Cast acrylic is poured into a moulded during production, which creates a sheet with almost no internal tensions.

We at acrylicsheetcuttosize recommend choosing a cast acrylic sheet when you are planning to make your secondary glazing.

For secondary glazing the best choice is clear acrylic. Acrylic sheets come in other shades and finishes, like frost or tinted acrylic.

Which are useful for creating a sunblock or a privacy screen. Acrylic can easily be ordered in our website. We recommend using a sheet that is at least 4 millimeters. know that acrylic can expand due to temperature change.

If you are plan on placing the secondary glazing inside the window frame, choose a sheet that is 5 mm less wide and 5 mm less high. With the correct installation

Secondary Glazing of Home Windows
method, the sheet will stay right in its spot and have the necessary room to expand.

 

Installing secondary glazing

You can install the secondary glazing to a window in two ways.
1. On the inside of the window frame

  1. Against the windows frame

When placing against the window frame. It is much easier to mount or dismount the window, which makes it a good choice for temporary or seasonal purpose.

While on the other hand installing it on the inside of the window frame requires lot more work, like glazing beads with foam tape to deal with the expansion due to temperature changes.

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product.

We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

 

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Acrylic Nameplate

Acrylic nameplate

Due to its durability and sturdy nature, acrylic sheets can be used in many numerous ways. Name plates in general are very easy to make and assemble. It can be a good DIY project and can be made with minimal effort.

Things you will need to make a nameplate

For cutting of acrylic sheet you would need a Jigsaw and for making holes to hang your nameplate you would require a variable speed drill. These are the only electrical tool you would need in this project. HSS drill is good for drilling holes in acrylic sheet, the cutting can be done with a fine-toothed saw for soft metals, such as aluminum. 

You would require a roll of masking tape for making the marks for sawing and drilling. When sawing it is very important to keep the edges neat, this can be done with the help of sandpaper grit 120-240.

Then for your name, you have the option to paint or engrave the lettering. For painting you can use acrylic paint and a brush. For engraving, you can use Dremel and an engraving drill. You would need a non-erasable marker or fineliner for marking out the letters.

Lettering and engraving the acrylic sheet:

To begin the real craftsmanship: marking the lettering. For lettering, regardless of whether you are going to paint or engrave, it should be at the back of the sheet. That means that you will have to work in mirror image later on. This is easier if you have a good template or you can get many templates online as well. You can simply mark the lettering on the foil on the front and print out your design. After that place it under the nameplate, and mark it on the front.

To start the engraving process of the sheet, after you have marked out your design at the back. Turn the acrylic sheet and remove the foil at the back. As precaution while engraving fine dust and high frequency sound is produced, so its good to use earplugs and a respirator that you can get from a general store. 

The engraving can be started with the outline of your design and letters, use engraving bit with a convex head of 1 to 2 millimeters wide. Don’t try to engrave in a hurry as the acrylic starts melting during machining. You will need to maintain low to moderate speed to keep the acrylic from melting or sticking to the machine. Practicing a little on a spare sheet before moving to real nameplate is always a good choice.

 

Acrylic sheet plastics cut to size | Acrylic Nameplate

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product. We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

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CLEANING POLYCARBONATE SHEET

CLEANING POLYCARBONATE SHEET

How to Clean and Take Care of Polycarbonate sheet

You have just bought a piece of polycarbonate sheet from our store, we sell a variety of thickness from 2mm to 10 mm. We at acrylicsheetcuttosize would like to give these golden rules of wisdom to help you get the most value out of your product. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.

The first Problem with cleaning and caring for polycarbonate sheet is the use of incorrect cleaners. It should be kept in mind never to use cleaners containing ammonia as they could do more harm than clean. Beware of using the cleaners such as Windex or 409 these will harm your newly bought polycarbonate. 

It is always better to do a little research beforehand when taking the task of cleaning a product that’s new, you would see that products which are specifically recommended for cleaning polycarbonate are Novus #1, or Brillianize, and a soft cloth. Which can be easily bought online or from retail shops.

Never use a dry cloth or your hand to clean your polycarbonate. By doing this the small particles of dust end up damaging the polycarbonate due to the friction.

When cleaning try to blow the dust or dirt off or use water and a soft cloth to float the dirt off. After that is done you can use a recommended cleaner to complete the cleaning. Also keep in mind that, a mild solution of dish detergent and warm water takes off stubborn dirt easily without doing any damage to the polycarbonate if you’ve run out of Novus #1 or Brillianize. If you don’t have the cleaning product then use water and a soft cloth.

The second Problem with polycarbonate is Sunlight.

While Plexiglass is NOT affected by the sun, polycarbonate is. Untreated or standard general-purpose polycarbonate is good for 5-7 years in the direct sun before it starts to haze and discolor a bit. It does not lose its strength but is less transparent. Products in the polycarbonate which are produced with a protective layer will not change much even in 15 years. Your headlight covers that discolor are also made of polycarbonate and a little buffing keeps them as new as they were the first day.

Removing Scratches from polycarbonate

Normal light scratches can be removed with a mild abrasive polish such as Novus#2 or Novus #3. Fine scratches cannot be removed with a mild abrasive polish such as Novus #2, or Novus #3. While the material looks similar to Plexiglas, it is made of carbon, not methyl methacrylate. 2 very different compounds. We Want You to Be Satisfied. We have offered these basic rules to guide you to years of satisfaction. If you experience any problems with your polycarbonate, have questions regarding cutting, drilling, buffing or are curious as to new materials available, please call or email us.

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product. We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

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Shower Doors

Shower Doors

Using Acrylic Sheet for Shower Doors

Looking to update the old classic bathroom? Then the best tool to use is acrylic which is used in bathroom surface. Acrylic sheet is very useful, its clear plastic also resembles glass but have more benefits added. Nowadays its being used as bathroom wall panels, and even shower doors!

If we compare the panel with glass, it is very strong compared to glass. Which means that it is very resistant to impact and acrylic sheet wont shatter. This is the reason it is considered a very safer material used in bathrooms.

Shower doors normally were made from glass which had many cases of people getting injured because of the glass breaking down, the best material to use to avoid such injury is acrylic sheet as shower doors. It is very much like glass but the added benefits!

The installation of acrylic sheet is way quicker because of its weight. It’s half the weight of glass.

Acrylic sheet comes with durability and easy cleaning, the acrylic sheet when clean and maintained looks new. Normal household equipment can easily clean the acrylic sheet.  

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product. We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability. Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.

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Acrylic usage in office designs

Acrylic Usage in Office Designs

Acrylic usage in office designs


Acrylic sheets are nowadays the number one product chosen when creating office divisions within a small portion of office. It has replaced wood, glass due to its impact resistance and immune to harsh environments and accidents. With lower cost Acrylic sheets is the way to go when designing office space.

Lower cost doesn’t in any way mean that it is lower in quality or grade as compared to wood or glass. It’s the other way around. It is more resistant to impact, chemicals, and if it breaks it breaks in big chunks as compared to glass which shatters in smaller pieces.

Nowadays with technology we have the tools and vision to see ahead of construction, as to how the end product will look like. We have 3d software’s which gives us the exact replica of office space and that way we can design it at our own will, and safe and utilize the maximum space for productivity.

Acrylic sheets which are available in many forms are a perfect fit for wall divisions, office tables, stands and even writing boards for meeting rooms. Nowadays acrylic sheets play a major role is the design of offices.

Our store gives you a variety of range in the types of acrylic sheets. It is also available in many colors which you surely will love. Each product is made with care and guarantees your satisfaction in terms of quality.

Available in a broad range of standard and custom colors, let acrylicsheetcuttosize be your one stop plastics center for any brand, shape, or product. We have a proud heritage of customer service and reliability.

Our expansive warehouse and manufacturing facility combined with experienced personnel assure that you receive the service and prices that you deserve.