- Acrylic is a transparent (synthetic) material that we use instead of glass.
- Acrylic is a type of plastic that derives its name from the chemical compound of which it is composed. It is made of clear, thermoplastic resins that are found in acrylic acid and natural sources like petroleum. Like all thermoplastics, acrylic becomes pliable when heated and rigid when cooled.
- Acrylic features:
: The outdoor feeling of Acrylic creates a handsome decorative focus for your home.Affordable
: Not only do you pay less for Acrylic than for safety tempered glass, but ease of handling makes installation less expensive.Comfort
: Solar tints reduce extreme heat build up.Design Flexibility
: Wider panels mean less framing members. Longer panels mean wider rooms. Custom shapes are handled easily.Efficient
: Acrylic panels have good insulating properties (up to 50% better than single pane glass), so you can save on the cost of heating.Privacy
: Tinted glazing for maximum privacy.Strong
: Acrylic panels can stand up to the snow and wind of harsh winters. It's shatter-resistant so it's safer too.Surface Hardness
: Generally speaking, the surface hardness of Acrylic is almost the same as that of Aluminum. It is harder than some other plastic sheets but a bit softer than glass. Acrylic may be scratched due to abrasion.Thermal Conductivity
: The thermal conductivity of Acrylic is as small as that of phenolics and only 1/6th of that of glass.Warranty
: Our limited ten year warranty proves our pride in our product.Water-Clear
: Colorless Acrylic is as clear as rock crystal. Its light transmittance rate of 92% means that Acrylic is the most clear material available on the market.Weather Resistance
: Acrylic has an extremely excellent resistance to sunlight, weather and both high and low temperatures.