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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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 »

Who makes plexiglass?

Altuglas International makes and markets Plexiglas as of April 2010. First developed by Otto Haas, plastic acrylic was manufactured by Rohm and Hass Co. under the brand name Plexiglas from 1936 to ... Read More »

Is plexiglass recyclable?

Plexiglass is recyclable. Most towns and cities, however, do not offer curbside pickup for plexiglass, so check with a local plastic distributor to see if they will let you drop it off for recyclin... Read More »

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 »