PMMA

PMMA is a mid-priced amorphous plastic with exceptional transparency. It is often called Acrylic.

Why choose it?

  • Glass-like transparency. PMMA is commonly used in different types of lenses.
  • Exceptionally good UV resistance.
  • Scratch resistance due to high surface hardness.

Why not choose it?

  • Poor thermal resistance. PMMP becomes very soft at temperatures as low as 70°C.
  • Fragility.

Typical applications:

  • Boat windows
  • Car lights

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