Acrylic Tube, Rod, & Sheet Distributor

Aquarius Plastics provide expert Acrylic Tube, Rod, & Sheet distributor services throughout the UK, with cut-to-size and acrylic fabrication services to match your requirements. This clear, versatile and popular material has a huge range of uses and is available in a number of colours. Great for household applications, acrylic tubes also fulfil a number of industrial uses.

Acrylic (Methyl methacrylate) – Perspex, Plexiglas

Perspex and Plexiglas are trademarked names for this type of Acrylic material which, given its transparency, is often likened to glass. Attachable by most organic solvents, Acrylic is nevertheless resistant to water, aqueous salt solutions, alkalis, dilute acids, and also most detergents and common household substances. Tough and durable, it can still be cut using conventional woodworking or metal tools. Acrylic can be heat bent or shaped and cemented – but if you need your plastic cut to size or shaped, Aquarius Plastics can do it for you. Acrylic is also a good thermal insulator.

Acrylic tubes and round rods are available in clear, whilst acrylic sheets can be tinted or coloured in a variety of hues.

Characteristics Typical Applications
92% Light transmission Signs
Outdoor use Tanks
Light weight Vessels
Good electrical insulator Glazing
Strong Model Making
Colours available Windshields
Boat Windows

For some purposes, the stronger Polycarbonate material may be bettersuited – see the Polycarbonate page here.

Cut-to-Size Acrylic Sheets & Acrylic Fabrication

As well as being a plastic rod, sheet, and acrylic tube distributor, Aquarius Plastics provide machining and fabrication services to our clients. This allows you to access high grade plastic products in a form that is fit for purpose on arrival, saving you time and ensuring a quality finish.

Whatever your requirements, we know how to reach the solution you want, so feel free to get in touch to explain what it is you need.

Order your Acrylic Tubes, Rods & Sheets now

For all your acrylic and plastic needs, contact Aquarius Plastics to benefit from our years of experience in the industry. To talk to one of our expert members of staff call us on 01483 576044 or email us at enquiries@aquariusplastics.co.uk. today!

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