Red Acrylic Sheet (Gloss Finish)

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Vibrant red acrylic cut to size. Suitable for a range of applications.

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Rectangle (Standard Sheet)

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Specify your corner radii in mm.
We will assume the orientation of your sheet matches the diagram below. To leave a corner square enter a value of 0.

Please note, there is not a standard radius. If you are unsure, we would recommend that the radius is equal to the sheet thickness. I.e. 3mm thick material would have a 3mm radius corner.

Rounded edges box

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NB Drawing is not to scale.

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This feature gives you the ability to have your sheet pre-drilled with four holes (one in each corner) for easy mounting.

For panels with a longest side of over 1000mm we recommend two extra holes for wall mounting to reduce flex. These will be placed half way along the longest side at no extra charge. If you require these extra holes please specify in the special instructions at the checkout.

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Drill location square
Specify your location for these holes by entering a value in mm for the distance between the edge of the sheet and the center of the hole as shown in the diagram by x or y.

Please note: If you do not upload a sketch, we will contact you via email to arrange this after your order has been placed. This may delay your order.
Sheet Cost: £33.85 Inc. VAT
£28.21 Excl. VAT
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Circular Sheets

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Sheet Cost: £33.85 Inc. VAT
£28.21 Excl. VAT
Excl. Cutting Cost: £10.95 per unique size
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Custom Shapes

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Size information: The size of your shape is defined by the height. Proportions will always remain the same as shown in the diagram to the left.
Sheet Cost: £33.85 Inc. VAT
£28.21 Excl. VAT
Excl. Cutting Cost: £10.95 per unique size
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Bespoke

We have the knowledge, experience and technology to cut sheets to any shape possible. Please provide as much information on your size and design requirements and we will get back to you with a no obligation quote within 2 working days. You may also upload up to 5 files containing sketches or technical drawings to assist our designers with providing an accurate quote.

Upload files (Optional). Each image must be less than 8MB in size in order for it to upload.

Coloured acrylic (also known as Perspex) sheets can be utilised in a range of different ways. Acrylic has been a popular material for kitchens, gyms and hospitals for over 75 years, and is a durable and hygienic alternative to glass. Our cast acrylic sheets come in an eclectic mix of dazzling colours which will appeal to eccentric and sombre tastes alike.

Another feature that makes cast acrylic stand out is its ability to withstand the effects of arid or bitter-cold climates, ensuring its durability as an outdoor material as well as a material suited for indoor-use. Other key features include:

  • Half the weight of glass
  • Impact resistant
  • Unaffected by UV rays or salt spray
  • Simple fabrication
  • Fully recyclable
  • Outstanding surface rigidity and longevity
  • Superb chemical resistance - better than most other plastics
  • Food safe
  • Sheet manufacturing process: Cast
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Supplied with protective film on both sides

Please be aware that this strikingly vibrant red material needs to be fixed to a blemish-free wall, ideally with a white or light background.  Dark blemishes or tape can sometimes show witness marks though the front face of the material.

Please Note: Our Red Cast Acrylic does allow for low levels of light transmission.

Please Note: Acrylic sheets should not be used at the rear of gas/electric hobs without protection or within close proximity to a high heat source.

Colour of sheets may differ slightly due to variances in your computer display.

Applications

Coloured acrylic sheet is a lightweight and strong material with a superb aesthetic which is suitable for a variety of uses including:

  • Retail displays
  • Kitchen splashbacks
  • Bathroom splashbacks
  • Advertising boards
  • Wall cladding
  • Innovative interior design

What our customers say about our service...

"Ordering online was very easy and payment was straight forward. Delivery was quick and so well packaged at a great price. Will use again in the future great service many thanks"
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Red Acrylic Sheet (Gloss Finish)

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Truly superb customer service!

Reviewed by Rob Griffiths on 03 Dec 2014

I recently received 16 Red Cast Acrylic splashbacks but unfortunately 1 had been cut oversize (the other 15 being cut to very close tolerances). Within 10 minutes of reporting the problem, Mandy h...
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wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed by ZETECS on 20 Apr 2013

Fantastic, what a way to make your kitchen stand out.I have just fitted Red Cast Acrylic splashback to my new kitchen and it is so vibrant and so much more stunning than tiles could ever be.A great...
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wardrobe surround

Reviewed by yoyokid on 30 Jan 2013

i order 6 slim panels to border a sliding ward robe I had built years ago. It was easy to fit though i got some measurements wrong so had to cut it which again was easy. It gave it a immediate m...
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Red Cast Acrylic

Reviewed by Anonymous on 22 Jul 2012

thanks again we are very happy with the product we purchased easy to fit and looks the best quality we are more than happy with the service and packaging thank you Mr Ian Booth

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Great service and product

Reviewed by Julie on 31 May 2012

Ordered a splashback and piece of worktop for my kitchen. The order was processed and delivered quickly and professionally. Unfortunately the splashback got damaged in transit. On the day of delive...
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delivery and packaging

Reviewed by Anonymous on 24 May 2012

Very good turnaround. Well proteted in more than adequate packaging

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Recommended

Reviewed by Anonymous on 08 May 2012

Good quality and price

Delivery Rates

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
Nominated (Mon-Fri) N/A £20.00 £24.00
Nominated (Sat) N/A £25.00 £30.00
FREE ECONOMY DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER £100

*For orders placed before 12pm. For orders placed after 12pm 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 894463 or [email protected] 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 then the earliest available date will be 4 working days from the current date. If your order is placed after 12pm 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 894463 or [email protected] Please include your full name and order number in all communications with us.

Packaging information

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 acrylic sheeting suitable for use as a splashback behind a hob or oven?

A: No. Temperatures of over 60°C will affect acrylic, so it is not suitable for use in close proximity to heatsources. A popular solution is to protect the acrylic splashback directly behind the heat source with a sheet of toughened glass.

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Technical Specifications     
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

a) -40oC

b) 23oC

c) 70oC

 

110 MPa

80 MPa

40 MPa

ISO 527-2/1B/5
Elongation at break εB 5.5 % ISO 527-2 1B/5
Nominal elongation at break εtB                                                        - % ISO 527-2/1B/50
Flexural strength σЬB, Standard test specimen (80x10x4mm3 115 MPa ISO 178 (5mm/min)
Compressive yield stress σdF 110 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

a) plastic/plastic

b) plastic/steel

c) steel/plastic

 

0.8

0.5

0.45

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Poisson’s ratio µƅ (dilation steel of 5% per min; up to 2% dilation; at 23oC)

0.37 ISO 527-1
Resistance to puck impact from thickness (Test Certificate No. from FMPA Stuttgart)  - similar to DIN 18032, part 3 
Acoustical Properties
 
Sound velocity (at room temperature) 2700 ... 2800 m/s  -
Weight sounded reduction index Rw at thickness:

4mm

6mm

10mm

 

26dB

30dB

32dB

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Optical Properties    
Transmittance ƬD65 ~92% DIN 5036, Part 3
UV transmission no; no; no  -
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
Electrical Properties    
Volume resistivity ρD

>1015 ohm.cm

DIN VDE 0303, Part 3
Surface resistivity ROA 5.1013ohm 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

3.6

2.7

DIN VDE 0303, Part 4 

Dissipation factor tan δ at 50 Hz

     at 0.1 MHz

0.06

0.02

DIN VDE 0303, Part 4 
Tracking, CTI-Value
600 DIN VDE 0303, Part 1
Thermal properties    

Coefficient of linear thermal expansion α for 0…50oC

7 . 10-5 (0.07)

DIN 53752-A
Possible expansion due to heat and moisture 5 mm/m  -
Thermal conductivity λ 0.19 W/mK DIN 52612

U-value, for thickness:

1mm

3mm

5mm

10mm

 

5.8oC

5.6oC

5.3oC

4.4oC

DIN 4701
Specific heat c 1.47 J/gK  -
Forming temperature 160...175oC  -

Max. surface temperature (IR radiator)

200  -
Max. permanent service temperature 80  -
Reverse forming temperature >80; >80; >90oC  -
Ignition temperature 425oC DIN 51794
Smoke gas volume very little

DIN 4102

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 115oC ISO 306, Method B 50

Heat deflection temperature under load (HDT)

a) deflection 1.8 MPa

b) deflection 0.45 MPa

 

105; 105; 107oC

113; 113; 115oC

ISO 75
Behaviour Towards Water    

Water absorption (24hrs, 23oC) from dry state; specimen 60 x 60 x 2mm3

41mg ISO 62, Method 1
Max. weight gain during immersion 2.1% ISO 62, Method 1

Permeability to

water vapour

N2

O2

CO2

air

 

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

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Design & Fabrication

Despite our name, at Cut Plastic Sheeting we can do much more than just cut to size sheets.

We also offer a bespoke design and fabrication service for plastic sheets to cater for almost any idea you can think of.

We have access to some of the UK's leading plastic engineers and designers to bring your project to life and our highly adaptable team can cater for all projects no matter how big or small.

Here are some of the services we offer:

  • Cut outs for sockets
  • CNC laser cutting
  • CNC routing
  • Laser engraving
  • Diamond polishing
  • Digital printing
  • Drilling
  • Heat bending

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

email: [email protected]

phone: 01752 917434