What is the acrylic sheet?
1 . " Acrylic " is the word may sound very strange , because it was nearly two years before a new word in the continent . Until 2002 , it is in the advertising industry , the furniture industry, handicraft industry only gradually being understood minority . " Acrylic " is a transliteration of foreign words in English is ACRYLIC, it is a chemical material. Chemical name called "PMMA" is polymethylacrylate class , commonly known as " specially treated glass" , it is generally in the form of particles of raw material , sheet, pipe , etc. appear in the application industry .
2 acrylic panels and glass " glass" from the English Organic Glass. In some areas in recent years, all of the transparent plastic sheet made collectively known as plexiglass, in fact, this is wrong, acrylic specifically refers to pure poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) material, while the PMMA sheetacrylic sheet .
3 features and advantages of acrylic sheet acrylic with high transparency , light transmission rate of 92% , the " plastic crystal " reputation. And has excellent weather resistance, especially applied to outdoor , ranking the highest in other plastics , and both a good surface hardness and gloss , processing plasticity, can be made into a variety of shapes and products needed . Another wide variety of rich color plates (with a translucent color palette ) , another feature is able to maintain high transparency thick .
4 Acrylic history , acrylic (ACRYLIC), the common name special treatment plexiglass. Acrylic on research and development , dating back over one hundred years of history. 1872 acrylic polymerizable before they were discovered ; 1880 polymerizable methacrylate become known ; 1901 poly propylene acid lipid synthesis study is completed ; 1927 attempt to use the aforementioned synthesis method industrialized manufacturing ; 1937 methacrylic acid lipid Industry manufacturing development success , thus entering the scale of manufacturing . During World War II because acrylic has excellent strength and toughness and transparency, first of all, to be used in aircraft windshields , tanks , cab drivers vision mirror . 1948 birth of the world's first acrylic bathtub , marking the acrylic applications into a new milestone.