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Acrylic (PMMA)

PMMA Material Properties and Applications

Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA), is often used in sheet form as a lightweight or shatter-resistant alternative to glass. Acrylic is an amorphous, hygroscopic, clear thermoplastic resin commonly used in injection molding and extrusion. It has excellent optical clarity, high mechanical strength and rigidity and low impact strength. This versatile material has low moisture absorption, good UV and weather resistance and easy fabrication, and can also be colored and polished.

Characteristics and Properties
  • Clear plastic
  • High impact resistance
  • UV resistance
  • Good mechanical strength
  • Colorability
  • Scratch resistance
  • Excellent weatherability
Popular Applications
  • Windows
  • Lenses
  • Automotive headlights
  • Pipes
  • Appliances
  • Lighting
  • Point-of-purchase displays
  • Signage

Your reliable PMMA resin distributor

As a business partner, no distribution company goes further to help customers find the right products, optimize their supply chain, or solve material and technical challenges. From the products we represent to the resources and support we provide, our team is invested in taking your business to the next level. At Nexeo Plastics, you can expect more.


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