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Acrylic sheets are ready material for DIY projects around the house. Get strong, durable acrylic boards from

Acrylic sheets or acrylic panels are sturdy, versatile materials that can be used for several projects. Clear acrylic sheets are convenient materials that are perfect for industrial or commercial applications. Acrylic sheets, also known as plexiglass, can be used for art projects like acrylic mirrors as well as repairs and renovations.

What is acrylic sheet?

An acrylic sheet is a transparent material made of plastic polymer. The acrylic sheet is slightly different from the plastic sheet. Plastic applies to all synthetic and semi-synthetic material whereas acrylic sheet specifically refers to thermoplastic. Plexiglass sheets are made by pouring their ingredients into a mold. The mold is then sealed and heated to produce the plastic polymer that makes up the acrylic glass. Acrylic sheets are easy to fabricate, bonds well with solvents, and have outstanding strength.

How to cut acrylic sheets?

Acrylic sheets are great for all sorts of projects. Therefore, it is a material that needs to be cut and sized often. The best way to cut plexiglass is to use a circular or table saw. Cutting plexiglass is an easy process when using a table saw that has carbide-tipped teeth. When cutting acrylic sheets, first lay out the sheet on a flat surface. Next, use a yardstick to measure how much of the sheet you want to cut. Then, use a marker to draw a line against the yardstick of where you want to cut. Once the line is drawn you can use a utility knife, box cutter, or glass cutter to slice up the sheet. There are many tools that can be used to cut plexiglass, but using a circular saw is definitely the easiest method.