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What Is The Material of Acrylic And How To Distinguish the Quality of Acrylic Sheet?

Feb. 25, 2021


Acrylic sheet has very strong weather resistance, strong surface hardness and good gloss, and can be used to make all kinds of products needed. But acrylic is also good or bad, and its quality will directly determine the service life of acrylic. The following Acrylic Sheet Suppliers will introduce what kind of acrylic material is and how to distinguish the quality of acrylic sheet.


Acrylic Sheet

Acrylic Sheet

What material is acrylic


The chemical name of acrylic is polymethyl methacrylate. Its light transmittance is like glass. It is an important thermoplastic that has been developed earlier. In addition, acrylic has good chemical stability, fire resistance, easy dyeing, and easy dyeing. Processing has a wide range of applications in the construction industry, furniture products, and sanitary ware.


How to distinguish the quality of acrylic board?


1.Observation method


You can observe whether the Acrylic Sheets surface is faded or the gloss is not high, and you can also see whether the acrylic sheet manual is consistent with the deed material, so as to judge whether it is a regular material.


2. Combustion method


You can take a small piece of acrylic for burning. If it burns quickly, it means that the quality of acrylic is unqualified.


3. Light transmission method


White light can be used to pass through the acrylic sheet. A good-quality acrylic sheet has a high light transmittance, and it is white after passing through. If it is yellow or blue, it means that the quality is not good.


4. Pasting method


Two acrylic plates can be combined together. Acrylics with poor quality are difficult to separate after being melted. Acrylics with good quality are easy to separate. Therefore, through this experiment, the quality of acrylic plates can be distinguished.


Acrylic sheet performance


1.Acrylic has good transparency and light transmittance. Acrylic colored with dyes has a good color development effect.


2. Acrylic has good weather resistance, high surface hardness and surface gloss.


3. Acrylic has good processing performance, not only thermoforming, but also mechanical processing.


4. Acrylic is abrasion-resistant, resistant to a variety of chemicals, and has good stability.


5. Acrylic has good sprayability.


6. Acrylic has flame resistance and will not spontaneously combust.


The company also provides transparent acrylic sheets and Mirror Acrylic Sheets, please feel free to contact us if necessary


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