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Clear cast acrylic rods come in diameters ranging from .250 to 8.0 inches in diameter. Tight tolerances throughout the manufacturing process assures you of getting the highest quality rods in the industry. Our standard material is a clear ultraviolet transmitting acrylic, but colored rods are also available. Small stock diameter (.250″ to 2.0″) rods come in standard lengths of 8 feet with larger diameters being shorter.

 Cast acrylic is highly regarded for its optical clarity and outstanding light transmission properties. Cast acrylic rod is unaffected by sunlight or fluorescent lights, resists aging and maintains stability under a wide range of conditions. Cast acrylic materials weigh half as much as glass and have up to seventeen times greater impact resistance than glass.

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Generic Name
Acrylic

Available In
Rod

Certifications
ITAR Registered

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Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages

Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Rod .250″ to 8.0″ Up to 8′ Clear and colors

Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.

Properties

Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Specific Graviity ASTM D-792 1.19
Tensile Strength ASTM D-638 11,250
Tensile Strength Elongation ASTM D-638 6.4
Compressive Strength ASTM D-695 18,000
IZOD Impact Strength ASTM D-256 .0375
Flex Modulus ASTM D-790 475,000
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Coeffcient of Linear Thermal Expansion ASTM D-696 0.000042
Heat Distortion at 264 psi 180
Optical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
UV Transmission @ 320nm ASTM D1003 >80
Haze ASTM D1003 <0.5

Applications

  • POP Displays
  • Industrial uses

Advantages

  • Easily fabricated
  • Odorless
  • Shatter resistance
  • Very durable
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