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LED Colour Range From Stock

Altuglas Opal LED Coloured Acrylic available from stock in 5mm-30mm gauge in a full range of colours.

SDSign & Display Plastics

Fabricast is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited independent stockholder and supplier of Sign & Display materials, with expert technical support, materials advice and sourcing, coupled with free cutting and nationwide delivery. Comprehensive stocks include Acrylics, Polycarbonates, Foam PVC, Prismatics, Engraving Laminate, Mirror Products, Styrene, Vinyl, Metals and Flexible Sign Skins. Fabricast Retail Display partners provide bespoke and off-the-shelf plastic fabrications, with complementary metal fittings for dynamic and effective results. For further details Contact our Technical Support Team

Acrylics

Fabricast is a leading stockholder and authorised distributor of Altuglas® Acrylics in all popular cast and extruded forms. Subject to minimum order, exacting corporate identity colours and non-standard thicknesses can be supplied.

Standard acrylic sheet products:-

Altuglas Opal LED Coloured Acrylic

From stock in 5mm-30mm gauge in a full range of colours.

Altuglas® opal LED acrylic glass evenly diffuses light to block-out intense LED beams for stunning results. The comprehensive opal colour spectrum offers new creative brand solutions to the signage industry; reducing energy consumption by up to 20% as well as the number of LEDs required when compared with conventional PMMA. Fabricast are stockists of the full colour range of opal LED, supplying signmakers, exhibition contractors and retail display manufacturers across the UK.

Altuglas® CN Cast Acrylic

Excellent UV light resistance. Mechanical properties and transparancy retained over long lifespan. CN Clear transmits more light than normal glass and as much as crystal glass. Coloured cast retains initial appearance and does not lose translucency

Dimensional Tolerances - Standard sizes: -0mm +10mm

Cut sizes - ± 1mm/linear metre with minimum tolerance ± 1mm

Blocks - Blocks to 300 mm thick manufactured as standard, Thicker than 90 mm comes finished “as cast” with guaranteed nominal thickness

Cut Sections - min width 200 mm - cutting tolerance 0 + 10mm

Colour Specifications - formula - Colour and light transmission of type “S” products are independent of thickness. Type “T” products are produced from sheets of reference thickness and light transmission. Colour therefore depends on thickness. PMMA is naturally transparent and even with higher filler contents, is never considered opaque. Slight batch colour differences may occur due to pigment variations. Whilst pigment manufacturers do not guarantee stability, this normally level 7 on blue scale defined by ISO 105

Weights - CN specific gravity is around 1.19. To calculate sheet weight, multiply square metre area by mms thickness and then by specific gravity Weight (in kg) = area (sq mtrs) x thickness (mm) x 1.19

Altuglas® EX Extruded Acrylic

Extruded from polymethylmethacrylate, then calendared to ensure extremely close thickness tolerances. Remarkable thermoforming properties.

Dimensional Tolerances - Standard sizes or production cut sizes:- 0mm + 10mm Standard extruded sheets, less than 2mm thick, may be supplied with an “as extruded” edge. Cut sizes ± 1mm/linear metre with a minimum tolerance of ± 1mm For special tolerances, please contact Fabricast

Colour Specifications - Colour, shade and light transmission matched to standard thickness references of sheets and will vary according to sheet thickness

Weights - EX specific gravity is 1.19 To calculate sheet weight, multiply square metre area by mms thickness and then by specific gravity. Weight (in kg) = area (sq Mtrs) x thickness (mm) x specific gravity

Storage - If the product is to be stored, seal the pallet to avoid moisture absorbtion

Guarantee - EX sheet of any thickness retains virtually all characteristics after 10 years external exposure. The product guarantee covers light transmission, rigidity and tensile strength. Full guarantee details from our Technical Support Team

Altuglas® CI High Impact Cast Acrylic

High resistance to impact and solvents, good weathering characteristics and excellent light transmission over a wide temperature range.

Range consists of two product types:- Interpenetrated PMMA/elastomer network and CI CH 30 PMMA elastomer network

Dimensional Tolerances - Standard sizes: -0mm +10mm

Cut sizes - ± 1mm/linear metre with minimum tolerance ± 1mm

Colours - CI - Clear only CI CH 30 - full range of on-demand colours, specials to min order Slight colour differences may occur between batches due to inherent pigment variations

Weights - CI CH 100 and CH 160 specific gravity is around 1.16 and CI CH 30 is around 1.18. To calculate sheet weight, multiply square metre area by mms thickness and then by specific gravity. Weight (in kg) = area (sq Mtrs) x thickness (mm) x 1.16

Altuglas® EI High Impact Extruded Acrylic

Produced in the same form, with same advantages as standed extruded sheet, but impact strength is enhanced through resin characteristics.

Dimensional Tolerances - Standard sizes or production cut sizes:- 0mm = 10mm

Colour Specifications - Colour, shade and light transmission matched to standard thickness references of sheets and will vary according to sheet thickness

Weights - Dependent on grade, EI has specific gravity between 1.15 and 1.17

EI 60 SG = 1.15......EI 60 SG = 1.16......EI 60 SG = 1.17

To calculate sheet weight, multiply square metre area by mms thickness and then by specific gravity. Weight (in kg) = area (sq mtrs) x thickness (mm) x specific gravity.

Altuglas® Special Products - prismatic, dual satin, patterned, tinted, fuorescent

For more information please contact us

Polycarbonate

Amorphous polymer used for its high shock resistance. Clear - Dimensionally stable - Outstanding strength - Light weight - Heat resistant - Flame retardant - Durable and safe - Not to be used for mechanical applications - Not self lubricating

Polycarbonate sheet is as transparent as glass, half its weight and 250 times more resistant to impact. Offers good sound reduction properties and better insulation than glass. Its safety features and light weight make it the ideal choice for security windows, protective visors, machine guards, in architecture, etc.

Can be thermoformed and hot bent. Can be bonded to itself or other materials using adhesives, rivets, screws, nuts, bolts, spring clips and other fasteners.

Typical Applications
Guarding - Windows - Electrical insulation applications

Availability - Rods, Sheet

For more information please contact us

Foamed PVC

Foamed PVC is a strong, rigid and durable sheet with a smooth finish. It offers excellent workability; easy to bend, drill, cut can be glued and will accept screws.

Foamed is weatherproof and warranted against UV fading for up to 7 years. It is ideal for digital printing and is available in a range of specifications and colour options.

All-round, it is a cost effective solution for indoor and outdoor signage and display applications.

Digital Printing Substrates

Available as both front lit and back lit illumination grades, our White PVC digital print skins offer value and performance.

Top coated to promote ink adhesion and prevent plasticizer migration, our skins are guaranteed to perform to expectation and beyond.