Are you about to start a new project? Are acrylics one of the materials that you are considering using as part of your final product? If so, you will find that acrylics are one of the best choices for extruded processes. There are many reasons why. Read on to learn about the benefits of using acrylics for extrusions:
- You will see a high level of durability with acrylic materials. Acrylics are one of the most widely used plastic raw materials due to their level of durability. Even when exposed to environmental conditions and changes in temperature, acrylics will last as part of a design.
- Acrylic materials are widely used and widely available. When you choose to use acrylics for your next project, you will find that they are easily accessible. While there are many products on the market that you can use, you may have to wait on a delivery of a specialty product. With the amount of acrylics on the market, you will see that you can access them within a short time frame.
- These materials are made from a byproduct of gasoline. Did you know that acrylics are made as a byproduct of ethylene and gasoline production? Collected as a byproduct, acrylic acid is then converted into acrylic materials.
- Using acrylics means that you can literally see through your product when it is completed. One of the reasons that acrylics are so popular is that they can be produced to be clear. Having access to materials that offer complete transparency can be a benefit in many industries.
- You can find acrylics in a wide variety of industries. From panels used in residential and commercial aquariums to windows in the aerospace industry and tubing using in professional laboratories and medical facilities, acrylic has achieved a far reach across many businesses. For applications where it is important to be able to see what is passing through the material, acrylic is an excellent choice.
Would you like to learn more about how acrylic materials may benefit your next extrusion project? Call the experts at Extrudex today to learn more about how we can help you to choose the acrylic material that will give you the results that you need. Call us today for a complimentary evaluation and consultation with one of our plastics engineers.