Polymethtucal acid (PMMA)
PMMA, also known as polymethyl methacrylate or acrylic glass, is a transparent thermoplastic polymer that is used in a variety of applications.
PMMA is known for its excellent optical clarity, weather resistance, and high impact strength and is available in several different forms, including extruded, cast, and injection-molded.
Extruded PMMA is typically used in the manufacture of signboards, lighting fixtures, and windows. It is also used in the production of automotive parts, such as taillights and instrument panels.
Cast PMMA, on the other hand, is commonly used in the production of aquariums, display cases, and other items that require a high degree of optical clarity. It is also used in the manufacture of medical devices and dental implants.
Injection-molded PMMA is often used in the production of automotive parts, such as headlight lenses, as well as in the manufacture of household items like drinking glasses and kitchen utensils.
In addition to these general applications, there are also several variants of PMMA that are tailored for specific uses. For example, impact-modified PMMA is designed to be more resistant to cracking and breaking, making it ideal for use in automotive parts and other applications that require high impact resistance. Heat-resistant PMMA is formulated to withstand high temperatures without melting or deforming, making it well-suited for use in lighting fixtures and other applications where heat resistance is critical. Consult with our materials specialist to determine the best type of PMMA for your application.