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Acrylic (PMMA) Material Properties

Acrylic Material Summary

Acrylic is a clear and versatile plastic that is stiff and brittle. It's optical properties and high quality finish makes it suitable as a glass replacement and for signs, lights, baths and light diffusers. It is also commonly used in card holders, document trays and other stationery. If functional toughness is also required, then polycarbonate may be a more suitable material.

Injection moulded acrylic (PMMA) plastic card holder

Acrylic Material Properties

The information above has been collected through standardised tests  (ASTM International) and serves only as a rough guide for material selection. 

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