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.
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