Trade name for a transparent plastic material often used to replace glass in automotive applications.
The trade name for a brand of acrylic sheeting, which (like Kleenex) is often mistakenly used as a generic term.
a light transparent weather resistant thermoplastic
A lightweight, clear material that may be used in the construction of iguana cages. Plexiglas has many advantages over glass and other building materials. For more information, see the Habitat page.
A trade name for a brand of acrylic sheeting, often used as a generic term for acrylic.
Trade name for Acrylic Sheet. See Acrylic Sheet on our Materials Reference Chart.
A trade name for acrylic plastic material in common use.
A synthetic resin used for watch crystal.
A trademark for a tough transparent acrylic plastic that can be used in place of glass.
A clear, transparent thermoplastic synthetic resin used for casting and molding. Introduced in 1936, Plexiglas is a hybrid word, combining "plexus," a term meaning the combination of various parts in a structure, and "glas," which implies the clarity of glass. In 1972, Plexiglas was the first acrylic to become impact-modified. It reportedly offered a compromise between standard acrylic and polycarbonate.
An acrylic plastic used to protect control panels and occasionally as a protective barrier in front of a monitor, available in both clear and smoked varieties. Plexiglas is a brand name that is often used as a generic term. Lexan is another brand of acrylic plastic that is often used.
Trade name of a popular acrylic resin (plastic) that may be shaped by heating, casting or welding. Also used as an alternative to glass in picture framing.