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:
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.
Coloured acrylic sheet is a lightweight and strong material with a superb aesthetic which is suitable for a variety of uses including:
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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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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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
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
Reviewed by Anonymous on 08 May 2012
Good quality and price
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. 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.
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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|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||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
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)||-||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; 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|
|Volume resistivity ρD||
|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
|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||80||-|
|Reverse forming temperature||>80; >80; >90oC||-|
|Ignition temperature||425oC||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||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
|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|
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
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:
Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.
email: [email protected]
phone: 01752 917434