Acrylic

Plexiglas® G Acrylic Plastic Sheets

Premium architectural-grade Plexiglas® G cell-cast acrylic sheet satisfies the requirements of nearly all high performance applications.

Premium architectural-grade Plexiglas® G cell-cast acrylic sheet satisfies the requirements of nearly all high performance applications. Colorless Plexiglas G acrylic sheet carries a 10-year limited warranty on light transmission. It is available in a broad range of colors and patterns.

Plexiglas G.
  • High Performance Cell-Cast Acrylic Sheet
  • Exceptional Optical Clarity
  • Weather Resistant
  • Lightweight – Half the weight of glass
  • Formable to complex shapes
  • Machinable

Applications:

Plexiglas G acrylic sheet is a versatile material that has many residential, commercial, industrial and professional uses. The listing below is merely a sample.

  • Architectural glazing
  • Optical lenses
  • Pediatric incubators
  • Transparent tanks – aquariums
  • Merchandising displays
  • Hockey rinks
  • Industrial and school glazing
  • Skylights
  • Furniture
  • Outdoor signs

Availabilty:

Thicknesses
-0.118" to 2.0"

Sheet Sizes
-48", 60" and 72" by 96"
(4’, 5’ and 6’ by 8’)

Colors
-34 transparent translucent and opaque colors

Day/Night Colors
-3163 Black/White
-3179 Blue/White

Patterns
-P95 matte
-P4 pyramid
-P5 rippled

Specialty Grades
-UF-3 and UF-4 ultraviolet filtering
-1.25" Plexiglas SB security barrier

Average Physical Properties of Plexiglas G1

Property ASTM Method Units PLEXIGLAS® G
Thickness, nominal in 0.236"
Specific gravity D792 N/A 1.19
OPTICAL
Refractive index D542 N/A 1.49
Light transmittance and haze “as received” D1003
Parallel % 91*
Total % 92*
Haze % 1*
MECHANICAL
Tensile strength (.25"specimen - 0.2"/min) D638
Maximum psi 10,500
Rupture psi 10,500
Elongation, maximum % 4.9
Elongation, rupture % 4.9
Modulus of elasticity psi 450,000
Poisson's ratio 0.35
Flexural strength (span depth ratio 16, 0.1"/min) D790
Maximum psi 16,000
Rupture psi 16,000
Deflection, maximum" in 0.6
Deflection, rupture" in 0.6
Modulus of elasticity psi 450,000
Shear strength D732 psi 9000*
Shear modulus psi 167,000
Impact strength
Charpy unnotched @73°F D256 ft-lb/
1/2" x 1" sect.
7.0
Izod milled notch @73°F ft-lb/in. of notch 0.3
Rockwell Hardness D785 - M-100*
THERMAL
Hot forming temperature °F 290-360
Deflection temperature under (flexural) load D648
3.6°F/min-264 psi °F 205*
Maximum recommended continuous service temperature °F 180-200
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion 60°F R&H P4A in/in/°X 105 3.9
Coefficient of thermal conductivity Cenco-Fitch BTU/(hr)(sq ft)(°F/in) 1.3
Specific heat at 77°F BTU/(lb)(°F) 0.35
MISCELLANEOUS
Horizontal burning test avg. D635 cm/min 2.8
Burning rate (in/min) (1.1*)
Smoke density D2843 % 4-10
Flammability classification 94HB
Odor None
Taste None

*This value will change with thickness. The value given is for the thickness in the column heading.
1 Values reported are averages and should not be used for specification purposes.