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Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror Project Gallery
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Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror Project Gallery

Posted on Wednesday 3rd of August 2016

At Cut Plastic Sheeting we love to see our materials being used in clever and creative ways. One of our favourite uses for two-way mirror is to create a magic mirror powered by the tiny and affordable Raspberry Pi computer. Most people only know about two-way mirrors from the interrogation rooms in crime dramas. They are of course great for surveillance, but artists and tech craftsman have also come up with incredibly clever ways to use these unique, reflective acrylic sheets. Whether you...Read More

Dibond Painting Substrate: The Ideal Art Surface?
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Dibond Painting Substrate: The Ideal Art Surface?

Posted on Sunday 21st of June 2015

A poor painter should never blame their tools, however only with the right materials can an artist truly realise their vision. For artists looking for a new surface to work on, Dibond painting substrate is quickly becoming a popular choice, not only for its stiffness, but also due to its supreme smoothness and the superb results of its graphic finish. Available on Cut Plastic Sheeting in various colours, we've explained the benefits of printing on aluminium composite sheets before, but...Read More

How To Build A Drinks Bar With Acrylic
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How To Build A Drinks Bar With Acrylic

Posted on Wednesday 8th of April 2015

Over ten times stronger than glass and available in a range of different colours and finishes, acrylic plastic is the ideal material for fabricating bar tops and bar shelves. Acrylic is an easy material to work with and can can be cut to size using common household tools, not to mention it can be installed on to a number of substrates – either horizontally or vertically – using a variety of different fixing methods. Building a drinks bar with acrylic is incredibly simple, and the...Read More

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Video: What Is Foamex PVC Foam Board?

Posted on Tuesday 18th of November 2014

Part of our new Plastic Spotlight YouTube collection, these videos detail the properties of Foamex PVC Foam Board and how to work it correctly, in a way that is concise, detailed and easy to follow. Transcription: Hi there. My name's Ian, I'm from a company called Cut Plastics, and I'm just going to run through Foamex. Foamex is an extremely versatile PVC Foam Sheet, which is easy to bend and to cut; and easy to drill, glue and print. It's mainly used for signage and exhibition panels...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

Make Stunning Exhibition Display Stands With Foamex PVC
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Make Stunning Exhibition Display Stands With Foamex PVC

Posted on Friday 22nd of August 2014

Back in May we were sent some images from some of our customers who used our cut to size acrylic sheeting to create displays for upcoming exhibitions. We understand better than anyone the versatility of acrylic, but even we were astonished by how well suited it seemed to be; and inspired us to write all about why acrylic is perfect for exhibition display boards. Now it seems that acrylic is not the only contender for the number one spot when it comes to the fabrication of exhibition display...Read More

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