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Laser Cutting In To Acrylic Perspex
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Laser Cutting In To Acrylic Perspex

Posted on Tuesday 8th of November 2016

Laser cutting in to a variety of materials is becoming increasingly popular, most often used within industrial manufacturing companies the laser cutter is starting to make its way over to small design businesses, artists and schools as well as being a sought after piece of equipment within universities for art and design students. Using a laser to cut or engrave in to any material offers an extremely versatile, accurate and precise method if you want to create shapes, designs or images on...Read More

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

Winter Preparation: Perspex Shed Windows
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Winter Preparation: Perspex Shed Windows

Posted on Monday 13th of October 2014

A house is often relatively safe from leaks or external damage, as when an issue occurs it will be flagged up and addressed almost as soon as they happen by those who live there. This however is not the case with garden fixtures, especially not the shed; which is often left cluttered, unorganised and, for the most part, untouched. The garden shed is possibly one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated parts of a home, which is surprising when you consider that for something so small...Read More

Winter Preparation: Polycarbonate Greenhouse Panels
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Winter Preparation: Polycarbonate Greenhouse Panels

Posted on Monday 6th of October 2014

If you have a greenhouse, or are thinking about getting one, it is safe to assume that you are more than just a dabbler when it comes to cultivating your own plants or vegetables. Sadly the British climate is not always ideal when it comes growing all-year round, which is why having a quality greenhouse that will adequately protect your plants, whilst also allowing in and trapping ample light and heat is so important.

Glass has for a long time been the...Read More

Draught-Proof Your Home With Acrylic
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Draught-Proof Your Home With Acrylic

Posted on Monday 22nd of September 2014

A house, like the human body, is a sum of its parts; something happening in one room can often have an effect on another. This is obvious in certain instances, for example a loud TV in the lounge might impair the silence of the bedroom above and a hot hob or few in the kitchen can significantly increase the temperature of all adjoining rooms. There are other instances however that may not be quite as apparent, whether it is because their effect is minimal or because their cause is not...Read More

Backlighting With Frosted Acrylic Panels
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Backlighting With Frosted Acrylic Panels

Posted on Monday 8th of September 2014

At Cut Plastic Sheeting we are fortunate in that a lot of our customers tell us, or sometimes brag, about the projects that they have been able to carry out and complete using our materials. Needless to say, we love all of our material, and therefore all of these projects, equally; and we know that with a little bit of effort they can become anything they want to be. That is not to say that we're not occasionally taken by surprise, on the contrary in fact. Our customers often email us images...Read More