Clear one-sided scratch-resistant acrylic from PyraSied is available in different thicknesses. Acrylic, also known as PLEXIGLAS®/ Perspex®, is a very beautiful material and we are happy to share it with everyone. What is so special about this scratch-resistant material? As the name suggests, one side of this sheet has a scratch-resistant coating. This keeps the material undamaged for a long time. The material is extra hard compared to the standard extruded acrylic sheet. Furthermore, the beauty is in the brightness. It is much clearer than glass! Acrylic has a light transmission of 92%, which is very high. Plexiglass is therefore optically very pure material. You can always see that in the applications. Acrylic is also beautiful in combination with light. Acrylic catches the light, guides the light and plays with the light. In short, light makes acrylic live. Acrylic / Plexiglas is particularly durable due to a very long colourfastness and lifespan.
The benefits of XT plexiglass is that it hardly knows a thickness tolerance. For applications where the material is in a profile or where a flat surface is required, we recommend extruded acrylic. Because XT acrylic is produced in large quantities, XT is relatively cheaper than GS acrylic sheets.
Clear acrylic sheets, also known as clear PLEXIGLAS® or Perspex, are on stock in thicknesses varying from 1,5mm up to 20mm. The acrylic can be ordered cut to size via our webshop. We have acrylic block in stock up to 100 mm thick, but this is cast acrylic. In addition, we also have thinner acrylic, precision acrylic Topacryl, this is also cast acrylic.
PyraSied also offers an environmentally friendly alternative to cast acrylic (GS), namely Greencast® 100% recycled cast acrylic. Greencast® has exactly the same properties as normal cast acrylic, but is the green, circular choice in the acrylic world. Greencast® is offered in transparent in clear and different colours, but also in white, black and opal.
Clear acrylic is widely used as additional windows, temporary glazing, interior glazing, showcases, cover sheets, displays, furniture and wall presentations. Do you want to be inspired with all the possibilities with acrylic? Then take a look at our Acrylic community for various examples of applications with acrylic.
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 well-equipped workshop – where a high-tech machine park and traditional craftsmanship ensure optimum results, completely tailored to your drawing or design.
Well-known brand names for extruded acrylic are PLEXIGLAS®, Primo® and Nudec® PMMA.
Acrylic / PLEXIGLAS® / PMMA
crystal clear + one-sided scratch resistant
3mm, 5mm, 8mm
one-sided scratch resistant
scratch resistant, minimal thickness tolerance, UV resistant
displays, glazing, machine parts, maquette/model building, marine glazing, signage
building & renovation, display building, glass trade, industry, interior building, laser/engraving companies, Light, machine building, plastic fabricators/trade, signage & advertising
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.
Acrylic is optically more pure than polycarbonate. Polycarbonate, on the other hand, is much more impact-resistant than acrylic, but yellows faster.
More than 35 years of experience in performance plastics
We deliver quickly, cut to size and always from our own stock everywhere in Europe
We are plastic specialists and provide customized services for all, both serially tailored to your supply chain and one-offs
We develop new design and colour collections annually and guide customer-specific acrylic production for projects
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