We offer clear Perspex® acrylic cut to size in a variety of thicknesses from 2mm - 15mm.
Unlike Cast Acrylic, Extruded Acrylic sheets are manufactured by extruding the resin over a production line which offers a uniform thickness and an excellent surface finish. A superb replacement for glass in a number of applications, Extruded Acrylic is as much as ten times more resistant to impact than glass and has excellent UV stability.
This makes it a popular choice of material for replacement greenhouse panels and secondary glazing, where it can offer 15-20 years of flawless service in all weathers. It performs well wherever a strong, lightweight and shatterproof material is required – particularly in environments where safety is a concern.
Clear acrylic is also known by the trade names of Perspex®, Lucite, Altuglas and Plexiglass.
In addition to its strength, the versatility of Extruded Acrylic is further broadened by its light weight, resistance to chemicals and a low moisture absorption rate which makes it suitable for food contact and for use in hygienic environments.
It is easily maintained and can be cleaned with a soft cloth and a little soap and warm water.
Please Note: our current machines work to a tolerance of +/- 1mm. Please enter your requirements to the nearest whole mm.
Excellent product and Customer Service
Reviewed by Happy days forever on 19 Jul 2017
I ordered some 2mm clear perspex for a project and needed a fast turnaround, Cut Plastic Sheeting got them to me within 2 days and I am very happy with them. Thank You
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10 Jul 2017
Simply put, the item I ordered was perfectly cut to size, arrived in great condition, delivery was on time and it's very reasonably priced. If I ever need more products of this type I'll definitely...
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Reviewed by Anonymous on 06 Jul 2017
Ordered some 12mm Acrylic and they called to say it was out of stock but suggested a different 12mm material which was cheaper and arrived in time to install. Thank you
Clear Acrylic Sheet
Reviewed by Anonymous on 04 Jul 2017
My order was handled in a very professional manner - I was kept informed on progress and the order was delivered in sturdy protective wrapping. Ten out of ten for this company - highly recommended.
A Satisfied Customer
Reviewed by Satisfied Simon. on 29 Jun 2017
Ordered on line the process was simple and straightforward. Delivery lead time was excellent and a quick phone call with a query was answered speedily, cheerfully and most importantly knowledagbly!
Perfect for the job
Reviewed by Andy on 27 Jun 2017
I used this in conjunction with 5mm green acrylic to make some shelves which have lighting underneath. The finish was brilliant and all pieces were bang on size. Turnaround was within 7 days and th...
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Reviewed by Mark on 14 Jun 2017
The clear acrylic I ordered was processed, cut and delivered within four days. It was very securely and neatly packaged. It has made a fantastic addition to my decking balustrade. Top quality produ...
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Standard UK Mainland
|Delivery Service||Est. Delivery Time||Cost (exVAT)||Cost (incVAT)|
|Economy||5 - 7 working days||£10.89||£13.07|
|Standard||3 - 4 working days||£16.95||£20.34|
|Express||1 - 2 working days*||£29.85||£35.82|
|FREE ECONOMY DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER £100|
*For orders placed before 12pm (Midday). For orders placed after 12pm (Midday) this service is 2 - 3 working days.
Please note some postcodes e.g. Scottish Islands, Isle of Wight may incur excess shipping charges, we reserve the right to request this from our customers before shipment. If you do not want to incur this additional cost you may cancel your order and obtain a full refund.
All delivery deadlines are subject to stock availability - in the unlikely event that we cannot meet your delivery expectations we will contact you immediately to make alternative arrangements. If you are unhappy with what we can offer then you are entitled to a full refund no questions asked.
How quickly will my order arrive?
We now offer several delivery services to best suit our customers needs. Please see the shipping rates table for estimated delivery times associated with each service.
We are very proud of our excellent customer service so if you have a deadline, or require your order delivered to a non-mainland UK address which may take slightly longer, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01752 917434 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Nominated Delivery (request a delivery date)
Our nominated delivery service allows you to specify a day which your order is delivered on. Simply select nominated delivery in the checkout and then choose the date most convenient for you.
If your order is placed before 12pm (Midday) then the earliest available date will be 4 working days from the current date. If your order is placed after 12pm (Midday) then the earliest available date will be 5 working days from the current date.
Sundays and Bank Holidays are not available for nominated delivery. Currently nominated delivery is only available for UK mainland addresses only.
How can I track the status of my order?
We pride ourselves on great customer service and communication – during the order process you will receive several emails to keep you up to date with the status of your order and also when it has been dispatched. If you require extra information please contact our customer support team on 01752 917434 or email@example.com. Please include your full name and order number in all communications with us.
We have an excellent relationship with our courier service and all orders are meticulously packed using a variety of materials to ensure the sheets arrive in excellent condition. Where necessary, larger sheets may be shipped on a pallet(s) to guarantee against breakage.
Delivery to alternate address
If you require your order to be sent to an address different to the billing address you may do this during the checkout process.
Collecting orders in person
If you wish to collect your order in person please select 'collect in person' from the delivery options in the checkout. All orders collected in person will not incur any delivery charges.
Q: Is clear acrylic/perspex suitable for secondary glazing?
A: Yes, it is a perfect material for this task. The benefits of secondary glazing include increased thermal and sound insulation as well as extra security. Acrylic’s light weight and flexibility make it very easy to install DIY and the extremely high light translucence means there will be no noticable reduction in light entering the room. For extra security you may want to consider using polycarbonate sheeting which is roughly 30 times stronger than acrylic.
Q. Is Perspex acrylic heat resistant?
A: No, acrylic is not heat-resistant.
Q. Is there a difference between Perspex, Plexiglas or other acrylic brands?
A: No, there is no discernible difference between these brands or any other brand that produces acrylic.
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|Mechanical Properties||Cast Acrylic||Test Standard|
|Density ρ||1.19 g/cm3||ISO 1183|
|Impact Strength acU (Charpy)||15 KJ/m2||
ISO 179/lfu no break
|Notched Impact Strength acN (lzod)||1.6 KJ/m2||ISO 180/1 A|
|Notched Impact Strength acN (Charpy)||- KJ/m2||ISO 179/1eA|
Tensile Strength σM
|Elongation at break εB||4.5 %||ISO 527-2 1B/5|
|Nominal elongation at break εtB||- %||ISO 527-2/1B/50|
|Flexural strength σЬB, Standard test specimen (80x10x4mm3)||105 MPa||ISO 178 (5mm/min)|
|Compressive yield stress σdF||103 MPa||ISO 604|
|Max. safety stress σmax. (up to 40oC)||5 ... 10 MPa||-|
|Modulus of elasticity Et (short-term value)||3300 MPa||ISO 527-2/1B/1|
|Min. cold bending radius||330 x thickness||-|
|Dynamic shear modulus G at approx. 10Hz||1700 MPa||ISO 537|
|Indentation hardness H961/30||175 MPa||
ISO 2039-1 120; 100
|Abrasion resistance in Taber abrader test )100 rev.; 5.4 N; CS-10F)||20 ... 30 %haze||ISO 9352|
Coefficient of friction µ
Poisson’s ratio µƅ (dilation steel of 5% per min; up to 2% dilation; at 23oC)
|Resistance to puck impact from thickness (Test Certificate No. from FMPA Stuttgart)||12mm (46/900 550)||similar to DIN 18032, part 3|
|Sound velocity (at room temperature)||2700 ... 2800 m/s||-|
|Weight sounded reduction index Rw at thickness:
|Transmittance ƬD65||~92%||DIN 5036, Part 3|
|UV transmission||no; yes||-|
|Reflection loss the visible range (for each surface)||4%||-|
|Total energy transmittance g||85%||DIN EN 410|
|Adsorption in the visible range||< 0.05%||-|
|Refractive index nD20||1.491||ISO 489|
|Volume resistivity ρD||
|DIN VDE 0303, Part 3|
|Surface resistivity ROA||5.1013 ohm||DIN VDE 0303, Part 3|
|Dielectric strength Ed (1mm specimen thickness)||~30 kV/mm||DIN VDE 0303, Part 2|
Dielectric constant ε at 50 Hz
at 0.1 MHz
|DIN VDE 0303, Part 4|
Dissipation factor tan δ at 50 Hz
at 0.1 MHz
|DIN VDE 0303, Part 4|
||600||DIN VDE 0303, Part 1|
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion α for 0…50oC
7 . 10-5 (0.07)
|Possible expansion due to heat and moisture||5 mm/m||-|
|Thermal conductivity λ||0.19 W/mK||DIN 52612|
U-value, for thickness:
|Specific heat c||1.47 J/gK||-|
Max. surface temperature (IR radiator)
|Max. permanent service temperature||70||-|
|Reverse forming temperature||>80; >80oC||-|
|Ignition temperature||430oC||DIN 51794|
|Smoke gas volume||very little||
|Smoke gas toxicity||non||DIN 53436|
|Smoke gas corrosiveness||non||-|
|Fire rating class||B 2, normally flammable||DIN 4102|
|Class 3||BS 476, Part 7 + 6|
|TP(b)||BS 2782, Method 508A|
|M4||NF P 92 501 + 92 505|
|Vicat softening temperature||103oC||ISO 306, Method B 50|
Heat deflection temperature under load (HDT)
a) deflection 1.8 MPa
b) deflection 0.45 MPa
|Behaviour Towards Water|
Water absorption (24hrs, 23oC) from dry state; specimen 60 x 60 x 2mm3
|38mg||ISO 62, Method 1|
|Max. weight gain during immersion||2.1%||ISO 62, Method 1|
2.3 . 10-10 g cm/cm2 h Pa
4.5 . 10-15 g cm/cm2 h Pa
2.0 . 10-14 g cm/cm2 h Pa
1.1 . 10-13 g cm/cm2 h Pa
8.3 . 10-15 g cm/cm2 h Pa