Who invented plexiglass?

Answer William Chalmers, a graduate student in chemistry at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, invented plexiglass in 1930. Plexiglass is a thermoplastic synthetic resin that is often used in ... Read More »

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How to Cut Curves on Plexiglass?

Cutting curves on a Plexiglas sheet requires a tool that does not use a blade with a large cutting area, as large-bladed tools are only capable of producing either straight cuts or cuts with a long... Read More »

What is plexiglass?

Sometimes referred to as acrylic glass, both individuals and businesses use plexiglass. Some businesses prefer plexiglass for display cases and counter tops, among other things. Plexiglass is safer... Read More »

Is all plexiglass UV-filtering?

According to I Collect Movie Posters, not all Plexiglas comes with UV protection. When purchasing Plexiglas, make sure it is covered with a UV protector. This will help preserve your collections su... Read More »

Is Plexiglass acrylic?

Yes, Plexiglass is acrylic. Specifically, it is polymethyl methacrylate, which was invented just before World War II and was used in airplane windows to make them more resistant to bullets. Plexi... Read More »