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Is acrylic plastic or glass?

What is acrylic

Acrylic is our most common name for this material. It is also called plexiglass. The English name is Polymethyl methacrylate, and the English translation is called Acrylic. The abbreviation is PMMA. Its full name is polymethyl methacrylate. Its raw material belongs to Acrylic chemicals.

In addition to using acrylic sheets, we can usually hear the names of acrylic cotton, acrylic yarn, acrylic nylon, etc. Acrylic sheets are made of acrylic particles and resins, while other acrylic textiles are made of acrylic fibers. They are not in the same category.

Features of Acrylic

Acrylic has high clarity and visual clarity, and can reach a transmittance of more than 92%. The light transmittance of ordinary glass is only about 85%, which can achieve the alternation of optical glass, even after dyeing. The transparency, thus increasing the display and aesthetic effect of acrylic.

Is acrylic plastic or glass?


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