ACRYLIC EXTRUDED TUBES - More impact resistant than and half the weight of glass, extruded acrylic tubes are a strong, economical replacement option for glass. It also offers greater flexibility and shatter resistance compared to glass, making acrylic a better choice where safety is a concern. Extrusion manufacturing results in tighter thickness tolerances as well as ease of forming and shaping. Some popular uses include POP displays, light fixtures, podiums, display stands and home decor. Acme Plastics offers a wide selection of acrylic extruded clear tubes and acrylic extruded color tubes in many length, diameter and color options.
ACRYLIC CAST TUBES – Cast acrylic tubes like its extruded counterpart are lightweight and available in a variety of colors and thicknesses. Cast acrylic tubes offer greater thermal stability, greater optical clarity, better chemical resistance and superior machining characteristics than extruded acrylic tubes. Due to these characteristics. Cast acrylic is a popular choice for aquarium, engraving and laser applications. Acme Plastics offers a wide selection of acrylic cast clear tubes and acrylic extruded color tubes in many length, diameter and color options.
CARE AND CLEANING OF ACRYLIC TUBES –Acrylic without additives is naturally UV resistant. Some manufacturers will add stabilizers, which extend UV protection for prolonged exposure to UV radiation. When using these UV enhanced materials, take care to preserve their longevity by treating them with care. Ammonia, window cleaners, and other harsh cleaners can cause damage and may result in crazing. Acrylic is a robust material requiring minimal maintenance. Should any adhesive or sticky substance come in contact with the surface, use ONLY products intended specifically for acrylic care and cleaning.