Rods have been part of a wide range of applications in industry,
product design, home furnishings, and displays. Clear, lightweight
acrylic shapes enhance the beauty of any exhibit. Acrylic is easily
fabricated without costly tooling charges, can be heat formed for a
variety of desired effects, and is easily printed or embossed upon.
Two grades are available; extruded and cast.
offers good clarity at an
economical price and Cast offers consistent
and superior clarity for more high tech applications. There are over
75 sizes of tubing, rods, shapes and geometric forms.
is a transparent thermoplastic with good strength, stiffness and
optical clarity. They bond well with adhesives. Acrylic
has a 90-92% light transmittance value ASTM D-1003. It
takes approximately .8 ft lbs to break glass compared to 3 ft lbs for