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Why Can Acrylic Sheet Replace Glass?

Feb. 04, 2021


Glass is the first thing we come into contact with. In our opinion, transparent products are generally made of glass. We have never thought that one day glass will be eliminated by acrylic products. Maybe acrylic products will be replaced by glass by continuous improvement based on the disadvantages of glass. What is the leap of acrylic products? Next, the Acrylic Sheet Manufacturer will explain to you the main reasons why acrylic products replace glass.


Acrylic Sheet

Acrylic Sheet


1.Acrylic has a very good light transmittance, with a light transmittance of more than 92%, while ordinary glass has a light transmittance of 85%. Therefore, dyed and colored acrylic craft products will be crystal clear and very beautiful under sunlight!


2. Acrylic has a very good insulation effect, which is expected in many electronic products, such as tablet computers, mobile phones, computers, audio, televisions and other products used in some very small component insulators. When the product is being repaired, pay attention to it, you can see it.


3. Acrylic is very resistant to weather, it will not turn yellow or become broken due to exposure to the sun, freezing and other reasons, so it is very convenient for you to clean it.


4. Acrylic is very environmentally friendly and can be used repeatedly. You may usually encounter a glass cup, or something broken, just take a broom and sweep it into the trash can and finish the work. Some products made of ordinary glass are lost when they are heavy and inconvenient to carry. It's a pity that it can't be sold at a good price if it is used to sell waste products.


5. Acrylic has a very high freedom of shaping, and can be processed at will to become the type you want very much:


Because Acrylic Material is lighter than ordinary glass, and the cutting technology is not complicated, acrylic products can basically meet the needs of various industries for product customization, such as cosmetic display stands, photo frames, watch stands, or large-scale The size, shape, height and thickness of aircraft windows, fighter window covers, tank viewing angle windows, etc. can all be made according to customer needs.


6. Acrylic is more than 20 times more resistant than ordinary glass. This is true and tested abroad. When a certain thickness of acrylic material is placed in front of the test protector, the standard American M16 assault rifle is connected. Shooting can never penetrate in front of the acrylic material and damage the target, so this is why acrylic is widely used as a bulletproof material in some foreign leaders' special vehicles.


7. Acrylic has a very strong anti-corrosion ability: It is no exaggeration to tell everyone that if you put strong sulfuric acid directly on the acrylic material, there is no problem at all.


Based on the above 7 advantages, it is enough to replace glass. This is also the reason why acrylic products have jumped up. Of course, this is only part of the advantages of acrylic products, otherwise Acrylic Products will not be applied to various fields.


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