What is the difference between plexiglass and glass?

2017-04-19 cropsong

Many people do not know the difference between plexiglass and glass, simply from the literally understand that plexiglass is also glass, in fact, this is a wrong understanding, plexiglass is not equal to glass.

What is plexiglass? Plexiglass is called from the English Organic Glass (plexiglass), the chemical name is called polymethyl methacrylate, is a polymer transparent material, strictly speaking, plexiglass is a kind of plastic, plexiglass is divided into colorless Transparent, colored transparent, pearl, embossed plexiglass four. Plexiglass, also known as acrylic, acrylic, Hong Kong people called Acrylic, with good transparency, chemical stability, mechanical properties and weatherability, easy to dye, easy processing, plexiglass impact resistance is ordinary glass products More than 200 times, almost no risk of any break.

What is glass? Glass is a transparent semi-solid, chemical composition (Na2O · CaO · 6SiO2), glassy matter is generally obtained by the rapid cooling of the melt, the viscosity of the process gradually increased and hardened without crystallization of silicate metallic material. Ordinary glass is the main component of silica. Widely used in building windows and doors, used to light through the light, are a mixture. Glass Disadvantages: easy to process, anti-strong wind, anti-impact ability is relatively poor, easy to break.

Through the above description I believe you also understand the difference between plexiglass and glass, we are professional manufacturer of plexiglass products, the main production and sales: acrylic handicrafts, acrylic display stand / acrylic display cabinets, acrylic hotel supplies, acrylic furniture home, Acrylic office stationery and so on. All acrylic products can be customized according to customer requirements, if you have any questions, please contact us!