General Product Information FAQs

General Product Information FAQs

Listed here are questions we frequently get related to general product information such as color information and availability, warranty, dimensional tolerances, and more.  In most of the answers you can download a document for more information.

General Product Information FAQs

What is the PLEXIGLAS® Acrylic Sheet used as the day/night material?

PLEXIGLAS® G acrylic sheet Day / Night / color number is 3063. This gives the sheet the appearance of a black sheet during the day time (when NOT backlit) and the appearance of a white sheet at night when backlit with white light source.

What is the defect tolerance for PLEXIGLAS® Perfexion acrylic sheet?

Contact your representative for more details.

What is the defect tolerance for PLEXIGLAS® MC Acrylic Sheet?

Contact your representative for more details.

What grade of PLEXIGLAS® sheet is used for aquariums?

PLEXIGLAS® G cast acrylic sheet is recommended for all aquarium or tank window applications. It is not recommended to use PLEXIGLAS® MC acrylic sheet due to the high rate of moisture absorption and saturation.

What colors are available for PLEXIGLAS® MC acrylic sheet and PLEXIGLAS® Frosted acrylic sheet?

Complete PLEXIGLAS® MC and PLEXIGLAS® Frosted acrylic sheet color charts and additional Pantone colors are available upon request. Please contact your representative for more details.

Where is the country of origin for PLEXIGLAS® Acrylic Sheet?

PLEXIGLAS® MC is manufactured in Louisville, KY United States of America. PLEXIGLAS® G is manufactured in Matamoros, Tamaulipas Mexico.

What are the tolerances for PLEXIGLAS® MC acrylic sheet (thickness, cut, width, and flatness)?

The thickness tolerance for most colorless PLEXIGLAS® MC sheet is -5% / +10%. As manufactured, the flatness tolerance of PLEXIGLAS® MC sheet depends on the long dimension.

What are the tolerances for PLEXIGLAS® G acrylic sheet (thickness, length and width, flatness)?

As manufactured, the flatness tolerance of PLEXIGLAS® G sheet depends on the long dimension. This allowance is based on ASTM D-4802, Section 5.6.1.

Is there a warranty on PLEXIGLAS® acrylic sheet colors?

Trinseo does not offer any warranty for colored PLEXIGLAS® acrylic sheet due to the variability of performance based on geographical location.

Where can I find information on PLEXIGLAS® acrylic sheet moisture absorption?

Information on temperature and humidity bowing, water and oxygen permeability and the water absorption curve for PLEXIGLAS® G is available upon request. Please contact your representative for more information.

What are the noise reduction values, noise ratings and noise reduction comparisons for PLEXIGLAS® acrylic sheet?

PLEXIGLAS® sheet offers sound loss characteristics that are equal to or better than those of glass. Since PLEXIGLAS® sheet is also more resistant to breakage, it can be used as a transparent sound barrier to reduce noise levels and increase safety at the same time.

What is the weatherability of PLEXIGLAS® acrylic sheet products?

The PLEXIGLAS® family of acrylic sheet products have a proven ability to withstand the effects of weather, sun, and a wide range of temperatures in outdoor use.

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