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Opal Acrylic Sheet
Acrylic Opal Sheet
Opal Acrylic Sheet is a great fit for the huge number of applications from including Acrylic Splash backs, Acrylic Signs,Visual Communications, Roof windows, Acrylic Sales Displays, and many other Useful applications.
Acrylic Sheet cut to size is a great product, Acrylic has a wide range of variants, i.e. Frosted , Colored Clear, Opal, and also available many other variants as well.
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Description (Opal Acrylic Sheet)
The range of acrylic sheets present in our stores are very flexible and versatile which means that they can be cut, drilled ,bent, shaped to different sizes. Other type of cutting i.e. router cut, laser cut will also be available and the sheets can be mold and machined to exact requirements you want. This Opal Acrylic Sheet has a thickness of about 3 mm. The material is of excellent quality and easy to handle and fit for alterations such as molding, cutting, drilling and sawing . This acrylic sheet is covered by a protective film and will be cut to size on the time of delivery.
Acrylic or this Opal Acrylic Sheet is opposing to extreme weather conditions and UV .It can have a life of about 15 – 20 years when used outside and is completely durable in all weathers. The excellent strength of it is one of the reason it is used for outdoor application such as wind breaks and skylights etc. For these purposes it also helps that acrylic is UV and weather resistant. Its thick surface doesn’t allow the water and dust to stick with it.Therefore Regular cleaning with an anti-static plastic cleaner is recommended to avoid the the sheet from attracting dust.
Strength and Weight
The acrylic sheet or Opal Acrylic Sheet weighs about half of regular glass i.e. 50% less than regular glass, and still it is a more stronger as compared to glass, the sheet is almost 30 times as force resistant.You need a lot of force in order to break that acrylic sheet.Although it is not easy to break the sheet or Opal Acrylic Sheet but when it breaks , It does not break like the pieces of glasses but it breaks like as a clean line .The acrylic sheet is more transparent than glass as it allows more light to pass through it. This will be especially apparent when comparing thicker acrylic and glass sheets.
It is very easy to work with acrylic or Opal Acrylic Sheet, but first understand the difference between cast and extruded sheets.Both sheets are useful in their own ways.In certain cases Extruded sheets are less suitable for certain processing because of internal tension in the material. This tension makes extruded sheets extremely difficult to break when you drill or saw them. So with the right tools and preparation it is easy to work with cast sheet. The sheet is covered by a protective film to protect it from damage during transport and handling.
Cast acrylic sheets have a few important characteristics. The following best properties are given below:
- Colour: Opal
- Thickness: 3-5 mm
- This sheet has a thickness tolerance of 10%
- Unaffected by sun or salt spray
- Good outdoor weathering
- Superb chemical resistance – better than most plastics
- Food safe
- Double sided: both sides can be used as visible side and have a protective film to protect them during transport and handling
- Temperature range of -30 to 160° F for continuous service
- UV resistance: High
- Heat resistance: Low
- Weather resistance: high
- Easy to clean and maintain
- Fully recyclable
Ease Of Work
It is very easy to work with acrylic sheets.We can perform a number of operations such as
The acrylic sheet is UV resistant, lightweight and strong material therefore it is an excellent choice for indoor and outdoor applications. Some of the applications are given below.
- Display cases
- Shower screens
- Kitchen splashbacks
- Bathroom splashbacks
- Advertising boards
- Wall cladding
- Shower skirting
- Bath panels
- Kitchen cabinet door fronts
- Innovative interior design
- Secondary glazing
- Door canopies
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