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A work in Progress. Available literature will include Manufacturer Spec & Data Sheets, Catalogs, Brochures, DIY information on cutting plexiglass, FAQ's, links to Manufacturer databases.....

Definition: PLASTIC adj. 1. Capable of being shaped or formed: plastic material such as clay. See Synonyms at malleable. 2. Relating to or dealing with shaping or modeling: the plastic art of sculpture. 3. Having the qualities of sculpture; well-formed: the astonishing plastic beauty of the chorus girls (Frank Harris). 4. Giving form or shape to a substance: the plastic forces that create and wear down a mountain range. 5. Easily influenced; impressionable. 6. Made of a plastic or plastics: a plastic garden hose. 7. Physics. Capable of undergoing continuous deformation without rupture or relaxation. 8. Biology. Capable of building tissue; formative. 9. Marked by artificiality or superficiality; synthetic: a TV host's plastic smile; a plastic world of fad, hype, and sensation. 10. Informal. Of or obtained by means of credit cards: plastic money. -- plastic n. 1. Any of various organic compounds produced by polymerization, capable of being molded, extruded, cast into various shapes and films, or drawn into filaments used as textile fibers. 2. Objects made of plastic. 3. Informal. A credit card or credit cards: would accept cash or plastic in payment. [Latin plasticus, from Greek plastikos, from plastos, molded, from plassein, to mold. ]

Definition: ePLASTICS Plastic Supplier/Fabricator 1. Populated with humans capable of answering questions about plastics, supplying plastics, fabricating almost anything in plastic shaped or formed: plastic material such as plexiglass, Lexan, polycarbonate, acetal, UHMW, HDPE, Ultem, nylon, frp, fiberglass, acrylic, foam board, urethane, PVC, LDPE, KYDEX, UV Filtering, IR Transmitting. See Synonyms: none

Tips on Plexiglass, Lexan, answers to common questions...Properties of Plexiglass, Lexan and other Plastics

VIDEO: How to Cut Plexiglass Acrylic Sheet


How to cut Plexiglass using a scribing tool, jig saw, band saw, and table Saw.

VIDEO: How to Glue Plexiglass Acrylic


How to glue Plexiglass. A short introduction to common glues, applicators, and proper technique.

VIDEO: How to Clean and Remove Scratches from Plexiglass Acrylic


Tips on cleaning, cracks, and scratch removal

Cleaning Lexan Polycarbonate Sheet

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Care and Cleaning of Polycarbonate sheet

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ


A whole bunch of things we get asked all the time - helpful little bits....

Chemical Resistance of Plexiglass Acrylic


Chemical Resistance Chart of Plexiglass Acrylic - a complete chart of typical chemicals at room temp and elevated temps.

Coefficients of Thermal Expansions of Plexiglas


Coefficients of Thermal Expansions of Plexiglass

Thickness Tolerances of Acrylic Sheet


Thickness Tolerance for ACRYLITE GP and FF sheet products

Plexiglass Solar Energy and Visible Light Transmittance


Gray and Bronze Light Transmission values

UV Ultra Violet Filtering Plexiglass


Complete Chart on UV Filtering and Transmitting of Plexiglass sheet

Plexiglass Primer and History of Plexiglas


History of Plexiglass Acrylic and more

San Diego Magazine Article on Ridout Plastics


San Diego Magazine Article on Ridout Plastics

Plexiglass PMS Color Matching


Color Chart of Plexiglass Color numbers with corresponding PMS number



Plexiglass is what we do - authorized Plexiglass dealer since 1948

Plexiglas Sheet


Plexiglass Sheet is what we do. Authorized Plexiglass dealer since 1948.



At ePlastics, we are the acrylic sheet experts

Plexiglass Noise Reduction Sound Barrier


Plexiglass Sheet - Sound Transmission Chart

Plexiglass Weight Per Square Foot


Chart showing Plexiglass Weight Per Square Foot

Chemical Resistance of Tuffak Lexan Makrolon Polycarbonate


Complete table of chemical resistance for Lexan, Makrolon, and Tuffak

Plastics History


History of Plastics, Acrylic and more



Bending Plexiglass acrylic without heat.

Plexiglass Colors and Descriptions


Plexiglass Color #'s and descriptions

Plastic Sheet

PLASTIC SHEET - expert Plastic Sheet Fabrication and Distribution.

Click Here to View Charts on Corrugated Profiles


More Information Including Charts, Tables, and Diagrams

VIDEO: How to flame polish Plexiglass Acrylic Sheet


ePlastics shows the ideal way to flame polish acrylic sheet.