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Melbourne’s No.1 Acrylic and Polycarbonate supplier

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We supply only Quality Acrylic and Polycarbonate materials, including Perspex®, Plexiglass and Lexan®.

Full range of Sheets, Rods & Tubes
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CUT-TO-SIZE ACRYLIC MELBOURNE is a Trademark and business operated by PLASTICS FOR INDUSTRY. We have a proven record of supplying top quality materials and great customer service.

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COMPARE THE 5 BEST REASONS TO USE PERSPEX® ACRYLIC or POLYCARBONATE

ADVANTAGES OF PERSPEX® ACRYLIC


  • Up to 20 times greater impact strength than glass
  • Will not shatter into small fragments like glass if broken
  • Excellent Weather and Chemical resistance
  • Lightweight, less than 1/2 that of glass, making it safe and easy to handle.
  • Exceptional clarity ( better than glass ) with no optical distortion

DISADVANTAGES


  • Relatively low impact resistance compared to Polycarbonate
  • Not self extinguishing
  • Notch sensitive. Avoid cutting sharp internal corners. Refer to our guide in DIY for cutting and drilling information

ADVANTAGES OF LEXAN® POLYCARBONATE


  • Incredible Impact strength – 250 times greater than glass
  • Easy to cut and drill without cracking
  • Can be Cold bent to Angles and curves without heating
  • Excellent fire rating properties – Self extinguishing
  • Available with an Abrasion Resistant UV coating, making it the “Ultimate” clear plastic glazing material

DISADVANTAGES


  • Relatively poor Chemical resistance compared to Acrylic
  • Scratches easily ( unless coated with abrasion resistant surface )
  • Not as rigid as Acrylic ( ie. more flexible )

DISADVANTAGES


  • Relatively low impact resistance compared to Polycarbonate
  • Not self extinguishing
  • Notch sensitive. Avoid cutting sharp internal corners. Refer to our guide in DIY for cutting and drilling information

DISADVANTAGES


  • Relatively poor Chemical resistance compared to Acrylic
  • Scratches easily ( unless coated with abrasion resistant surface )
  • Not as rigid as Acrylic ( ie. more flexible )

Please contact our Professional staff for more information, helping you make the right decision for your application.

Common uses for Acrylic and Polycarbonate include:

  • Forklifts
  • Earth moving equipment
  • Security screens in Banks, Hospitals, Prisons, Police stations, Railway stations, Bus stop shelters.
  • Skylights
  • Windows
  • Picture Frames
  • Horse floats
  • Boat Windows
  • Aircraft Windows
  • Helicopter Windows
  • Race car Windows
  • Pergolas
  • Partitions
  • Pool Fencing
  • Display units
  • Machine safety guards
  • Balustrades
  • Off-road vehicles
  • Caravans

Call the Acrylic and Polycarbonate sheet, rod and tube specialists 1300 944 968