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    Greencast® recycled fluor colours

    Cast acrylic made from 100% recycled post- and pre-consumer acrylic (Plexiglas®)From 59,27 per m2 ex VAT
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    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
    Greencast gerecyclede fluor kleuren - PyraSied Xtreme Acrylic / Recycled fluor colours
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    Benefits
    • All the excellent characteristics of normal cast acrylic
    • The 'green', circular variant of acrylic transparent colours
    • Available in clear, white, opal, black and different colours
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    Do you want us to mill, laser-cut, glue, bend or drill your material for example?

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    Call us at: 058 – 76 76 100

    Maximum size

    3050x2030mm

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    Greencast® is an extremely high-quality cast acrylic entirely made from 100% recycled pre- and post-consumer acrylic. Greencast® is a cast acrylic with all the excellent qualities of cast PMMA/Plexiglas. Greencast® can now also be ordered in a number of fluorescent colours, such as yellow, orange, orange/red, green and blue. Cast acrylic is optically more crystal clear than extruded acrylic and is available in more different colours and thicknesses. Due to the casting production method, the sheet has some thickness tolerance.

    Greencast® is the most sustainable and especially green choice in the acrylic world. Recycled clear acrylic is crystal clear sheet material and very easy to work with. The material is also colourfast and UV resistant. The main advantage of this material is that it can be recycled time and time again and it can be reused. It is a circular material. PyraSied can, of course, take back the material after use to recycle it again. So, all good reasons to choose recycled Greencast®!

    The Greencast® recycled transparent fluor colours collection is the durable, circular variant of the normal cast fluor colours collection.

    Stock Greencast® recycled transparent fluor colours collection

    PyraSied has Greencast® 100% recycled cast acrylic in stock in various variants: clear, white, black, coloured, fluorescent and opal (PyraLed® 4 Greencast® version). These variants are standard colours in certain thicknesses and can be ordered directly via the webshop or via e-mail.

    The recycled transparent fluor colours are in stock in 3mm. The maximum sheet size for 3mm thick sheets is 3050x2030mm.

    Greencast® is part of our collection of environmentally friendly plastics. Here you will find all different stock colours in Greencast® 100% recycled acrylic, but also other collections such as Smile Plastics and the Durat® Palace collection. Those are design sheets that are (partly) made of recycled plastic waste.

    Other recycled transparent colours Greencast®

    Colours other than the stock types can be cast with a certain minimum order quantity. Ask our Sales & Support department (sales@pyrasied.nl) for more information.

    Application possibilities

    Greencast® is a cast acrylic with all the good characteristics of cast PMMA / Plexiglas. This allows recycled acrylic to be used for the same applications as normally cast (not recycled) acrylic. The material is particularly suitable for projects where sustainability is very important. Greencast® is often used in shop interiors, stand- and set constructions and the signing branch as secondary windows, glazing, showcases, displays, protective covers, furniture and wall presentations for example. This material is less suitable for very demanding optical applications such as light guide plates. For this, we advise using standard cast acrylic.

    Please take a look at our Acrylic Community for some examples of applications with transparent acrylic.

    Fabrication possibilities

    Acrylic is very easy to fabricate. Fabrication possibilities: cutting, milling, laser-cutting, oven bending, bonding, drilling, faceting, polishing, sanding and printing. Do you want more information about how to fabricate acrylic yourself? Take a look at our acrylic fabrications page. Here you can find tips and tricks about the fabrication possibilities of acrylic.

    These fabrications can be performed by PyraSied if desired. We deliver from our excellently equipped workshop – where high-tech machinery and traditional craftsmanship ensure optimum results, completely tailored to your drawing or design.

    Brand names

    Greencast® is the official brand name of recycled cast acrylic. Well-known brand names for acrylic (PMMA) are Plexiglas®, Versato®, Altuglas® and Astariglas®.

    Material:

    Greencast® recycled acrylic

    Shape:

    sheet

    Colour:

    Transparent colours, Fluor colours

    Colour tints:

    71112 transparent fluor yellow Greencast®, 71131 transparent fluor orange Greencast®, 71134 transparent fluor orange/red Greencast®, 71150 transparent fluor green Greencast®, 71161 transparent fluor blue Greencast®

    Surface:

    gloss

    Maximal sheet size:

    3050x2030mm

    Thickness in mm:

    3mm

    Characteristics:

    eco, made from 100% recycled acrylic, optically pure, UV resistant

    Applications:

    awards, decors, displays, marine glazing, retail design, signage

    Branches:

    architecture, building & renovation, decor building, display building, interior building, laser/engraving companies, plastic fabricators/trade, retail design, signage & advertising, yacht & marine building

    Technical specifications
    Coefficient of expansion:
    0,6 mm/m/10ºC
    Density:
    1,19 g/cm3
    Thickness tolerance:
    0,4mm +/- 10% of the nominal thickness
    Saw tolerance:
    +/- 1mm
    Deviation angularity:
    1,5 mm/1m
    E-module:
    3300 MPA
    Fire classification:
    E according to EN13501
    Bending strength:
    1200 kg/cm
    User Temperature:
    -40ºC - +80ºC
    Edges:
    Clean cut
    Protective film:
    All sheets are provided with a protective film (two-sided)
    Frequently Asked Questions
    How is acrylic recycled?

    The collected acrylic goes to a company that will remove the PE protective foil of the material. This foil is recycled separately and can be used for roadside poles and sheet piling for example. Then, the residue of the acrylic sheets, tubes et cetera will be shredded into small blocks and is going to be driven in big bags to the acrylic factory.
    In a closed vessel, the acrylic, without the addition of oxygen, is heated such that the polymeric plastic disintegrates into the separate "links" where that polymeric resin was composed. These links, the basic building stone, is called monomer. In this case, we make from polymethyl methacrylic (pmma) a monomethyl acrylic (mma). This is a quite simple and clean process. Monomer is vapour at high temperatures. This vapour is collected and - compare this with the combustion of Gin - by cooling in a downward side branch from the top of the vessel, the vapour becomes a liquid again - but in another vessel. The liquid is then completely purified with a filter, so that the colours are removed, leaving a completely clear liquid. The filter residue of this purification is used to heat the recycling installation. The minimal residues, which are left over after combustion - together with the dust particles from the smoke filters- are eliminated. These fractions are very small and not particularly toxic. It is mainly carbon.
    The filtered clean monomer is then used to make new, beautifully bright or coloured acrylic sheets, but now from 100% recycled material. This sheet is called Versato® Greencast.

    Can I purchase Greencast® 100% recycled acrylic?

    Yes, you can purchase Greencast® online via our web shop. You can also purchase this material via the telephone via our plastic specialists.
    We have Greencast® 100% recycled acrylic on stock in:
    Clear: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15 and 20 mm
    White: 3mm
    Black: 3mm
    Colours: 3, 8mm

    Is Greencast® 100% recycled acrylic identical to ‘virgin’ clear acrylic?

    The characteristics of Greencast® acrylic is 99% identical to ‘virgin’ clear acrylic: a very stable plastic with unprecedented clarity that does not yellow and can be used for many useful, technical or beautiful applications.
    The VICAT softening temperature is slightly lower and the clarity of the material is slightly less. This is only noticeable when the light passes through the sheet over minimal 50mm.
    Greencast® is just as cast acrylic:
    - extremely colour fast
    - very stable
    - Hardly aging mechanical, optical and thermal properties

    Is it also possible to recycle Greencast® 100% recycled material?

    Yes, this is possible! If you have acrylic that you do not use anymore, please contact us! (sales@pyrasied.nl)

    Does acrylic have a cradle-to-cradle certification?

    We have done research with the EPEA, the certificating authority of the cradle-to-cradle organization. That is absolutely feasible and a certificate is possible. The lowest grey level is undoubtedly achievable.
    However, for a certification range, PyraSied is a distributor dependent on its producers. Given the time and money to invest, this is not a simple decision for a medium-sized manufacturer, even if we offer financial support in this regard.

    What is the difference between cast acrylic and extruded acrylic?

    There are two main types of acrylic, cast and extruded acrylic. An advantage of cast acrylic is that it is easy to produce in small quantities, which offers flexibility. Extruded acrylic has the advantage that it hardly knows any thickness tolerance.

    When do you choose for acrylic and when do you choose for polycarbonate?

    Acrylic is optically more pure than polycarbonate. Polycarbonate, on the other hand, is much more impact-resistant than acrylic, but yellows faster.

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