Polycarbonate & Acrylic
Not all commercial glass sheets are created equal. Sometimes, they’re not actually glass.
Members of the thermoplastic family, polycarbonate and acrylic sheets are often used in place of glass products. Designed to offer the clarity of traditional glass without the same fragility, both glass alternatives hold up against blunt impacts. Compared to glass, polycarbonate sheets are up to 250x stronger, while acrylic sheets are 17x.
Polycarbonate and acrylic sheets also boast several other key features, including:
Shop Our Polycarbonate and Acrylic Products
At New Angle Beveling, we stock the following polycarbonate and acrylic products:
Polycarbonate Vs. Acrylic: Applications
While both products are easily used as glass alternatives for windows, sneeze guards, and glass separators, polycarbonate and acrylic sheets each have specific applications they’re best suited for:
- Bulletproof windows
- Windshields on outdoor equipment,
- Windows providing sound dampening and thermal protection
- Display cases
- Picture frames
- Face shields
- Furniture protective coverings