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Scientific name:
Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
Available in:
Sheet, Rod, Tube
Clear - available in sheet, rod & tube
Colours - a wide range of colours are available in sheet only (3mm or 4.5mm thick)
Tinted - Coloured clear acrylic. Available in several colours, sheet only (3mm or 4.5mm thick)
Opal - White translucent acrylic, available in different levels of light transmission, sheet only (3, 4.5 or 6 mm thick)
Mirror - Available in sheet only, 3mm thick
Prismatic - Clear with a texture on one side. Available in sheet only (3mm or 4.5mm thick)
High impact - 50 times the impact strength of glass. Sheet only.
General properties:

• Acrylic is 1/2 the weight of glass but has 7 times greater resistance to breakage
• High optical clarity - 93% of light transmission
• Higher thermal expansion rate than glass, so an expansion clearance should be allowed for
• Excellent weatherability with very good UV & IR resistance and temperature range of -200°C to 70°C
• Good chemical resistance, except for solvents
• Very low water absorption
• Suitable for food contact


Glazing, especially outdoors
Signs and letters
Picture frames
Light diffuser panels (prismatic & opal)
Boat windscreens
Sight glasses & windows
Instrument panel covers
Medical & scientific equipment
Models & prototypes
Trophies & engraving


To obtain a more detailed specification sheet please contact us.


Click on the pictures below to see some parts we have made in this material.

For expertise, precision, quality and service we extend an invitation to you to contact Stug Australia for the solutions you require.

Call 03 9543 5044 or fill in the form below for more information.


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