Perspex SheetsJuly 12th, 2015
Perspex sheets from Lucite® are the premium acrylic sheets available on the market today. Used everywhere for an enormous amount of application’s its ability to withstand ultraviolet degradation is second to none. Perspex comes with a 30 year guarantee against yellow discoloration which is very impressive.
Perspex extruded sheet is available in a wide range of colours & thicknesses. It comes in tints, solid colours & just to add a bit of flare to the sheets edge appearance you can get it in fluorescent.
Typical properties of Perspex are as follows:
- Easy to clean
- Excellent light transmission
- Excellent strength & rigidity
- Great ability to withstand UV discolouration
Perspex will begin to become malleable at temperatures between 140 – 170 degrees Celsius, which is great when you need to fabricate custom Perspex displays.
Perspex can be glued using specific water thin solvents as well as thicker types of glues when strength in the glue joint is required. An example of this situation would be fish tank.
Perspex is easily machine- able and can be cut using a panel saw with saw blades that are typically used to cut wood. Perspex is able to be Cnc Routed as well as laser cut. You can even score it in sheet form up to 4.0mm thick using a Stanley blade clamping the sheet and pressing down to snap it to size.
Another great feature of Perspex is that you can make custom trophies that can be engraved and come with highly polished edges.
Everywhere you go nowadays you will see Perspex used as custom and point of sale display stands that are in almost every retail shop. Have a look and you will be surprised how much is out there.
Perspex Sheets are available in the following formats:
- Opal /White
- Solid & Translucent Colours
- Transparent Colours & Tints
- Spectrum LED
It is available in many more styles, colours, & textures.
Nowadays Perspex is used in many different applications all around the world.
Below is a list of just some of these.
- Architecture & Construction
- Furniture & Design
If you have any questions about a specific type of Perspex please call us for free info.
Get in touch with Industrial Plastic Solutions
Phone: (03) 9798 1153
Fax No: (03) 9798 1915
Address: Factory-20, 29-39 Kirkham Road West, Keysborough VIC-3173
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