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Plexiglas is the trade name of the polymer polymethylmethacrylate. Objects from PMMA are manufactured by extrusion, injection or compression. The method of cells casting was abandoned now.
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What is the forming temperature for plexiglass?

  Most brands of acrylic sheets (including Plexi-Glass) will begin to become pliable at around 290 Degrees fahrenheit. To truly "Form" the acrylic into a complex shape the

What is plexiglass made of?

  Per Wikipedia:   "Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) poly(methyl 2-methylpropenoate) is a thermoplastic and transparent plastic. Chemically, it is the synthetic polymer

How can frosted plexiglass be made?

You could also sandblast one side, be sure to leave paper on other side as not to get over spray on the otherside. Hobby shops have a frosting spray you can use which is less

How do you cut plexiglass?

      You can cut it with a sharp carbide blade, (just go slow) A "triple chip" blade is best.   If the plexi is thin (1/8" or less) you can use a "scorezall"

Who invented plexiglass?

Dr. Walter Bauer and Dr. Otto Rohm discovered Plexiglas in Germany. There are some claims that Dr. William Chalmers, a Canadian, was the inventor in 1931, but Chalmers did not

What glue bonds plexiglass to plexiglass?

- Plexiglass cements such as Weld On #3, #4 or #16. These are available at plastics stores where they sell sheet plexiglass.

When was plexiglass invented?

In 1928 poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) was invented. It is a transparent thermoplastic synthetic polymer of methyl methacrylate. The material was developed in various labo

How did Edouard Benedictus made plexiglass?

He was working in his lab when he dropped a flask his assistent had not cleaned. he dropped it from about 20 feet up so he was expecting it to be shattered, instead it was bro
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Is plexiglass bulletproof?

Absolutely. You should be perfectly safe if you walk into a war zone wearing nothing but plexiglass.
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How cut plexiglass?

To cut plexiglass you should use a handsaw and make sure it is a handsaw that can cut in straight lines. You should also measure out how you much you need and what shape you n
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Is plexiglass indestructable?

First of all, nothing is indestructible, although some things are harder to destroy than others. Plexiglas is a relatively tough material, but it does break under stress.

Who is the inventor of plexiglass?

Although some people claim that a Canadian named Dr. William Chalmers invented the plexiglass in 1931, there is evidence that he was not in fact the originator of the idea. T