Not All Acrylics Are Equal!


The most common name used to describe clear plastic would appear to be Perspex, and there are many others, but they are all actually trade names for Acrylic or PMMA (Polymethylmethacrylate).

Acrylic is used in a huge range of products across a wide range of industries from low-tech to high and from low-cost to high budget.

It can be moulded, machined, fabricated and is widely available off the shelf as sheet, rod, bar, tube etc. Bray Plastics have extensive experience working with and producing acrylic products for their customers.

One recent example was a vacuum door produced for Leskers UK Ltd that was fitted to a high end vacuum chamber, as illustrated in the image below. The door was machined from 80 mm acrylic and finished by hand.

machined acrylic pmma perspex vacuum chamber door

Please contact us at Bray Plastics if you think we can help.

 Clear Acrylic (Poly(methyl methacrylate) is used extensively in the medical industry.

Acrylic vacuum chambers, cabinets, boxes, doors and windows can be found in hospitals and laboratories around the world. Premac lead loaded acrylic is used for radiation shielding of radio isotopes.

Bray Plastics have extensive experience in working with acrylic. Machining, fabricating and forming in acrylics under their various trade names of Perspex, Plexiglas, Acrylite, Altuglas etc.

Acrylic Machining for the Medical Industry

 

If Bray Plastics can help with your acrylic requirements, please call.

Our Services

 

3D Printing and scanning
Prototyping and Tooling
Vacuum Forming
Machining
Fabrication
Enclosures
Assembly
Laser cutting

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Bedfordshire
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