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    Recycled acrylic Greencast®

    The durable option, made of 100% recycled Plexiglass®From 43,65 per m2 ex VAT
    Gerecycled acrylaat Greencast® recycled acrylic
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    Benefits
    • Made of 100% recycled acrylic
    • The 'green' choice of acrylic
    • Optically very pure
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    Do you want us to mill, laser-cut, glue, bond or drill your material for example?

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    Call us at: 058 – 76 76 100

    Maximum size

    3-5mm: 3050x2030mm
    6-10mm: 3020x2020mm

    • Product details

    • Characteristics

    • Technical specifications

    • FAQ

    100% recycled acrylic Greencast® is cast, clear acrylic that is made out of 100% post-consumer recycled acrylic. The most durable choice if you want to use acrylic. Greencast® is having the exact same characteristics as ‘virgin’ acrylic and is also having the exact same price. So, there is no reason to not choose for Greencast® acrylic.

    Stock recycled acrylic Greencast®

    PyraSied is having Greencast® 100% recycled acrylic on stock in clear (thickness 3mm – 12mm) and black (thickness 3mm). White is available from our factory stock.
    Also, our translucent colours can be made out of acrylic that is completely recycled. Please get into contact with our sales department for the possibilities of Greencast® acrylic. You can send an email to sales@pyrasied.nl.

    Applications

    Greencast® acrylic can be used for the same applications as for ‘virgin’ acrylic. Please take a look at our Acrylic Community for some examples.

    Fabrication

    Sawing, milling, bonding, drilling, faceting, polishing, matting and printing. Do you want more information about how to fabricate acrylics yourself? Take a look at our acrylic fabrications page.

    Brand names Acrylic

    Well-known brand names for acrylic (pmma) are Plexiglass®, Versato®, Altuglas® and Astariglas®.

    Material:

    acrylic / plexiglass® / acrylglas

    Shape:

    sheet

    Colour:

    black, clear, solid colours, white

    Surface:

    gloss

    Maximal sheet size:

    3020x2030mm

    Thickness in mm:

    3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 20

    Characteristics:

    eco, optically pure, UV resistant

    Applications:

    awards, displays, machine parts, marine glazing, protective caps, retail design, signage

    Branches:

    architecture, building & renovation, display building, glass trade, industry, interior building, laser/engraving companies, machine building, 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

    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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