Cast acrylic sheet is a lightweight plastic sheet with high impact resistance and optical clarity. Cast acrylic sheet boasts a higher molecular weight than extruded acrylic sheet, has a better resistance to crazing when exposed to solvents and a harder surface. Cast acrylic sheet is also available in a large variety of custom colors.The rear tail-lights of a car are often made from Acrylic because the colors are very stable and resistant to UV and the potential damage from stone chips is low at the rear of the car. Acrylic has an almost unlimited resistance to weathering. Polycarbonate weathers when exposed to UV light.
Some of the most common queries about our clear acrylic sheeting are about the weather resistance of the material. Acrylic is used for many outdoor projects – including as replacement panels for shed windows and greenhouses – and it is therefore very important to know how long the material is expected to last in high moisture, high UV or environments with fluctuating temperatures. Choose from our selection of polycarbonate sheets, including over 475 products in a wide range of styles and sizes. In stock and ready to ship.Acrylic Clear OP-3 Ultraviolet (UV) Filtering Did you know that acrylic plastic is often called plexiglass? Sheet sizes, colors, thicknesses and products available on our website are just a fraction of what's available at TAP Plastics store locations.