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The inspiration for this unique transparent material comes from the world’s most iconic cities. Reflecting urban style, this range comes in a monotone palette with customized tinting. From the front Perspex® Metropolitan is transparent, from the side it offers a striking, highly defined edge effect. It can be cut, shaped, polished, and fabricated while maintaining the defined edge color effect.

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Sheet 3mm – 25mm 48” x 96” CTS Blue, Green, Violet, Peach, and Yellow

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


Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density g/cm³ D792 1.19
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Tensile Strength @ yield psi D638 10000
Tensile Modulus MPa D638 400000
Tensile Elongation @Break % D638 4.2
Flexural Strength MPa 16500
Flexural Modulus psi 475000
Compressive Strength psi D695 18000
IZOD Impact Strength Notched kJ.m² D256 0.4
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Coeffcient of Linear Thermal Expansion x10⁻⁵/K C177 3.5
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi °F 210
Electrical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Surface Resistivity @60 Hz ohms/sq D257 10⁶
Volume Resistivity, 50% RH ohm-cm D250 10⁵
Optical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
3mm Transparent Clear Transmittance. Total (%) % D1003 80
Refractive Index % D542 1.48 – 1.50


  • Fabrication
  • Framing
  • Displays
  • Lighting
  • POP Displays


  • Excellent optical quality and clarity
  • More impact resistant than glass
  • Easy to shape, form and fabricate
  • Easy to clean
  • Lightweight
  • Superior craze resistance



NOTE: Several grades of this material are available. For additional information regarding this plastic, contact your Emco Industrial Plastics representative or call 973-862-4148.

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