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Sheets
How do I calculate the thickness of an aquarium that I want to build out of ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet?
Please click on this LINK for the ACRYLITE® Aquarium Thickness Calculator, which will determine the proper thickness for an aquarium made of ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet. Roehm America LLC recommends that all acrylic water vessels, including ...
What typical flammability results are available for ACRYLITE® extruded (FF), ACRYLITE® cast (GP), and ACRYLITE® Resist™ acrylic sheets?
Property/Test MethodThicknessACRYLITE® FF SheetACRYLITE® GP SheetACRYLITE® RESIST™ 45 SheetACRYLITE® RESIST™ 65 Sheet Flame Spread Rating ASTM E-84 0.118" 175 140 NT NT 0.236" 115 105 NT NT Flammability Rating UL 94 Independent...
What is the thickness tolerance of ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet?
The thickness tolerance for ACRYLITE® FF, AR, OP-3, P-99, Crystal Ice, Satin Ice, FFV, and FFX acrylic sheet products is +/- 0.0625". Thickness Min - Max in mm 0.060 1.5 0.054-0.066 0.080 2.0 0.072-0.088 0.090 2....
What is the thickness tolerance of ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet?
ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet is manufactured according to ISO 7823-1, Plastics―Poly(methyl methacrylate) sheets―Types, dimensions and characteristics. ISO 7823-1 provides thickness tolerances up to 25 mm. Beyond 25 mm, ACRYLITE® is cast to an ...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC or its affiliate(s) will not undergo a change in light...
What thickness do you recommend for standard frame sizes?
Find just the right material for your frames, art or gallery using our ACRYLITE® Product Advisor for Framing Projects. The ACRYLITE® picture frame design measurements are as follows: For every 12" of the frame length, it should allow for at least...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Gallery UV Filtering (OP2/OP3/UV3)?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that ACRYLITE® Gallery UV filtering (OP2/OP3/UV3) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not have black specks or contamination in excess of .030” in size. Not covered under this warranty are ...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America will not undergo a change in light transmission of more than...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Gallery acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that ACRYLITE® Gallery premium framing acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not have black specks or contamination in excess of .030” in size. Not covered under this warranty are black specks...
Do you have a warranty for white ACRYLITE® LED sign grade acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, ACRYLITE® LED sign grade (formerly Resist SG) acrylic sheet in colors WRT30 (7328) and WRT31 (2447), manufactured by Roehm America will not undergo...
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Cements
Do you offer a UV light activated cement for acrylic plastics?
Yes, our ACRIFIX® 1R 0192 is a one part UV activated cement available in 4 oz tubes and larger cans.
Do I need to clean parts prior to solvent bonding?
Parts that are to be solvent cemented must be clean. Any residual mold release agents or mold polishing compounds can inhibit solvent bonding. Parts should be washed with a solution of mild soap or detergent. A clean, soft cloth and light pressure should...
What is adhesive bonding?
Adhesive bonding differs from the solvent process in that an adhesive is applied to the bonding area. The adhesive itself forms the bond between the two surfaces. The strength of this bond is dependent on the strength of the adhesive and its ability ...
Who would you recommend for polymerizable cementing equipment materials and suppliers?
Solvent-Resistant TapeApplicators Scotch Brand No. 685 Riveters Tape 3M Company Industrial Tape & Specialties Division Bldg. 220-8E-04, 3M Center St. Paul MN 55144 (651) 733-1441 http://www.mmm.com/ Craftics, Inc. PO Box 91930 Albuquerque...
Do you offer a solvent cement that does not have methylene chloride in it?
Our ACRIFIX® 1S 0117 solvent cement does not have methylene chloride in its formulation.
Is there a cement that matches the matte finish of ACRYLITE® Satinice textures?
Our ACRIFIX® 2R 0195 reactive cement has a matte finish when cured which better matches the finish of ACRYLITE® Satinice textures.
What are the proper procedures and equipment for cementing ACRYLITE® Resist™ sheet products?
Introduction ACRYLITE® Resist™ 65 acrylic sheet (formerly known as ACRYLITE PLUS® acrylic sheet) can be fabricated using the same machinery that is used on ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet. Fabrication techniques are nearly the same. Minor modifications...
Do you have a general purpose reactive cement for acrylics?
Our ACRIFIX® 2R 0190 cement is a very good general purpose reactive cement for acrylic plastics.
What adhesive would you recommend to bond acrylic windows to a fiberglass boat (Gelcoat substrate)?
ACRYLITE® cast (GP) sheet is recommended for windows in a marine (boat) application. Perimeter framing the acrylic window is recommended for installation. Then the framing can be adhered to the fiberglass. It is important that the installation system...
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Rods & Tubes
Does ACRYLITE® offer a cleaner to use on acrylic products?
Yes, our ACRIFIX® AC1010 cleaner is an excellent choice for cleaning any ACRYLITE® acrylic surface. It also helps reduce the static on the surface of the parts.
Do you have any information on ultrasonic welding ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet?
What is Ultrasonic Welding? Ultrasonic waves are the vibrational waves with frequencies above the hearing range of the human ear. Ultrasonic welding utilizes these waves to generate the heat required for welding. Ultrasonic welding of thermoplastics...
What are the U-factors your ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products?
Thermal Conductivity The U-factor, or overall heat transmission coefficient, is the amount of heat which will pass through one square foot of a specific thickness of material per hour. U factors depend on specific conditions and differ for summer ...
What are the best methods and equipment to use when thermoforming ACRYLITE® rods and tubes?
Free bending ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic tubes and ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic tubes is performed without support, (i.e. when an angle bend is made in a tube, its walls are not supported either internally or externally; and they are not filled ...
What are the tube diameter and wall thickness tolerances for ACRYLITE® Tube products?
TubeOutside DiameterWall Thickness 2" +/- 0.6mm +/- 0.3mm 3" +/- 0.8mm +/- 0.35mm 4" +/- 1.2mm +/- 0.35mm 6" +/- 1.5mm +/- 0.4mm 8" +/- 2.0mm +/- 0.4mm 10" +/- 2.0mm +/- 0.5mm 12" +/- 2.0mm +/- 0...
What are the best methods and equipment to use when cutting lengths of ACRYLITE® acrylic rods and tubes?
Generally, straight cuts are best made using a conventional table or panel saw. A saw blade specifically designed for acrylic, such as a triple-chip grind, carbide toothed saw blade works best. For a 10-inch saw blade, 80 teeth are recommended. For...
Do ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products contain phthalate plasticizers?
No, ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products do not contain any phthalate plasticizers.
What are the proper equipment and materials to use when painting ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products?
Equipment and Materials The crystal clarity and long-term weatherability of ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet allow for painting and printing on fabricated signs, displays, and other decorative items.  Using the correct materials will help you...
Can ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products be considered "acid-free"?
ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet products are very well suited for use in archival framing, shadow boxes and display cases. ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet contains no plasticizers or acids that could potentially damage framed products and can be classified as "acid-...
Do I need any type of cooling system when cutting ACRYLITE® acrylic sheet with a circular saw?
The use of a saw blade cooling system can yield a much cleaner, smoother saw cut edge and greatly increase the life of the saw blade. These systems remove heat from the blade and the plastic as it is being cut. Two types of systems are commonly used...
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Care & Maintenance
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® cast (GP) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC or its affiliate(s) will not undergo a change in light...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Gallery UV Filtering (OP2/OP3/UV3)?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that ACRYLITE® Gallery UV filtering (OP2/OP3/UV3) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not have black specks or contamination in excess of .030” in size. Not covered under this warranty are ...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America will not undergo a change in light transmission of more than...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Gallery acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants to the purchaser that ACRYLITE® Gallery premium framing acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not have black specks or contamination in excess of .030” in size. Not covered under this warranty are black specks...
Do you have a warranty for white ACRYLITE® LED sign grade acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, ACRYLITE® LED sign grade (formerly Resist SG) acrylic sheet in colors WRT30 (7328) and WRT31 (2447), manufactured by Roehm America will not undergo...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Satinice 0D010 acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless ACRYLITE® Satinice 0D010 (formerly Satin Ice) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not undergo a change in light transmission...
Do you have a warranty for ACRYLITE® Resist™ 45 And 65 acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® Resist™ 45 and 65 acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not undergo a change in light transmission of more...
Do you have a warranty for white ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, white, smooth ACRYLITE® extruded (FF) acrylic sheet in colors WT030 and WT031, manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not undergo a yellowness index...
Do you have a warranty for colorless ACRYLITE® LED sign grade acrylic sheet?
Roehm America LLC warrants all users that, for a period of 30 years from the date of original purchase, colorless, smooth ACRYLITE® LED sign grade (formerly ACRYLITE® Resist™ SG) acrylic sheet manufactured by Roehm America LLC will not undergo a change...
Do you have a warranty for clear ACRYLITE® Resist Wave Profile acrylic sheet?
ACRYLITE® offers a North American limited 10 year light transmission, 10 year hail, and 30 year non-yellowing warranty. Roehm America LLC warrants that the above product meets the following specifications: 1.8 MM CLEAR3 MM SMOOTH CLEAR3 MM TEXTURED...
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