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A Guide To Plastic - Perspex Cut To Size
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A Guide To Plastic - Perspex Cut To Size

Posted on Wednesday 15th of April 2015

Renowned worldwide as a superior alternative to glass, Perspex is a clear plastic material with a wide range of properties and potential applications. Though many people know the name 'Perspex', it is actually not the name of the material at all, but rather a manufacturing brand. What we know as Perspex is actually 'Polymethyl methacrylate', but for rather obvious reasons it is often shortened to simply acrylic. Chances are you have heard of acrylic plastic but never knew that Perspex and...Read More

Specialist Engineering Plastics Vs Metals
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Specialist Engineering Plastics Vs Metals

Posted on Wednesday 25th of March 2015

From as far back as 3300BC – at the dawn of the bronze age – the human race has relied on metallic materials to assist them in their day to day lives. Despite its long history of use, we are still finding new uses for the metals we have access to and new alloys are still being created, which further extends their range of practical applications. The reason we have relied on metals for so long is that there are so many different types available to us, and their individual qualities...Read More

Video: How To Transform Your Kitchen Using Acrylic Perspex Door Fronts
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Video: How To Transform Your Kitchen Using Acrylic Perspex Door Fronts

Posted on Friday 13th of March 2015

Having your kitchen fully refurbished can be an expensive undertaking, and as much as you might crave a re-design, for many people it's an extravagant expense that is simply not feasible. Our coloured acrylic kitchen door fronts are an affordable solution to this problem as not only do they look great, they are also easy to apply and can be delivered fully cut to size.

Considerably quicker and a lot more affordable than traditional methods of home improvement, with our cut-to-size...Read More

DIY Guide – How To Fit An Acrylic Kitchen Splashback
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DIY Guide – How To Fit An Acrylic Kitchen Splashback

Posted on Wednesday 4th of March 2015

Two of the most frequently asked questions we get at Cut Plastic Sheeting are “how easy is it to fit an acrylic kitchen splashback?” and “how do I install an acrylic splashback in my kitchen?”. The answer is simple: fitting one of our cut-to-size plastic kitchen splashbacks is an incredibly straight forward process, especially if you have this handy DIY guide on hand to help lead you through. Obviously you're aware of the benefits of an acrylic kitchen splashback and are eager...Read More

The 5 Most Common Plastics & Their Everyday Uses
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The 5 Most Common Plastics & Their Everyday Uses

Posted on Tuesday 24th of February 2015

Despite being all but unheard of until the 1920's, plastic materials have effectively permeated every aspect of modern day life, from the microchips in your computer to the bags you carry your shopping in. The reason why it seems like plastic can be used just about everywhere is that it is not actually just one material, but a group of materials. There are so many different types of plastic material, and a lot of them, like polyethylene , PVC, acrylic, etc., have incredibly useful and...Read More

21 Facts About Recycling Plastics
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21 Facts About Recycling Plastics

Posted on Monday 9th of February 2015

Plastics are amongst the most versatile and commonly used materials in the world, and whilst no one can deny the profound impact they have had on the last 100 years of human history, our reliance on the various forms of plastic has made developing an efficient method of plastic recycling essential. We have come a long way with regards to recycling plastic in the last 10 years alone, but this may mean that what many consider to be widely known and generally accepted 'facts' about recycling...Read More