(800) 782-4467
10416 Sparge Street Port Richey FI 34668

R S Supply Inc.


How to Work With Acrylic Sheets

The question regarding how to work with acrylic sheets can be answered in one word: carefully.  Though acrylic is generally much stronger than glass, it is not as malleable as, say, polycarbonate, which can be bent and twisted almost to whim.  Work with acrylic by following the tips lain out below, and when in doubt, ask a professional. 

  • CNC or laser-cutting machinery is a huge help.  Gain access to this by contacting a local plastics shop or asking the acrylic wholesaler if they do custom-cuts.  Otherwise, you may use a table saw, a jigsaw or a router.  All your tools should be super-sharp.  Drill bits should be ground especially for acrylic applications.
  • Keep that masking on – and do not be in a hurry to take it off.  Trust us on this one. 
  • You will need a coolant, and the best choices are water or drilling oil.
  • If you are looking to form the acrylic, heat it with a strip heater.  If you are going to do more than a straight-lined bend, you will need different equipment.  Keep it simple whenever possible!
  • To join acrylic sheets, use solvent cement and rely on the capillary or “dip and soak” method.
  • When finished with your cut, polish the acrylic to obtain a high sheen.  Only power buffing tools should be used for this step.

No matter what you decide to use your acrylic for, purchase your acrylic sheets from R S Supply.  You will pay competitive prices and receive quick shipping – not to mention tips from the experts. 

Contact R S Supply today at (800) 782-4467 for your acrylic sheets.

how may we help you?
We would love to hear from you. Contact
RS Supply at (727) 863-7307 or use our
convenient contact form here. We want
to help your business.
rs supply location
10416 Sparge Street
Port Richey Florida 34668
(800) 782-4467
(727) 863-7307 Local
(727) 869-2647 Fax
rs supply navigation
Our Products
    About RS Supply
    Contact Us
    Our Location

Learn more about: 

Ornamental Fence Supplies for Security Needs |   Silt Fence Construction Site Erosion Control Why Needed

Polycarbonate Dealers Explain Best Uses for the Product  |   Twin Wall Polycarbonate Storm Panels  | Lexan Sheet Florida: Other Economical Choices  |  Polycarbonate UV Stabilized  |   Hurricane Window Protection Polycarbonate:  Easy Installation & Storage  |  Polycarbonate Patio Roof:  Unbreakable  |  Polycarbonate Sheets Dark Grey:  Many Uses  |    Plexiglass Tampa Seekers:  Choose R S Supply for Your Acrylic Needs  |  Difference Plexiglass vs. Lexan  |  Twin Wall Polycarbonate 16mm Panels:  A Versatile Choice  |   Wholesale Hurricane Shutter Panels:  Economical Protection  |  Wholesale Hurricane Shutter Panels:  Insurance Savings | Storm Panels:  Cost-Effective Protection | Storm Panels:  Easy Installation, Protection | Storm Panels:  Safety and Security | Storm Panels:  DurabilityPolycarbonate Hurrican Shutters:  Savings | Cost to Install Hurricane Shutters:  Savings Potential | Hurricane Shutters Do It Yourself:  Easy Installation | Hurricane Shutters Do It Yourself:  Ordering & Measuring | Acrylic Sheets:  General Uses | Acrylic Sheets:  How To Work With Acrylic Sheets

Planter Pots
Wholesale Patio Planter Pots: Choosing a Distributor  | Wholesale Patio Planter Pots: Design Ideas | How To Purchase Plastic Pots Wholesale:  Calling All Gardeners  |  World of Wholesale Decorative Plant Pots  |  Wholesale Decorative Plant Pots:  Strong Style  |  Wholesale Decorative Plant Pots:  With a Size to Fit All  |  Wholesale Decorative Plant Pots:  Portable Style

Sign Supplies and Materials 
Sign Supplies Florida:  Unlimited Choices  |  Flexible Sign Material:  Benefits  |   Outdoor Sign Material:  ChoicesSign Making Supplies:  Choices | Wholesale Sign Materials:  PolycarbonateOutdoor Sign Material:  Single SourceSign Material:  Durability | Outdoor Sign Material:  Custom Needs | Sign Making Supplies:  Foam PVC |  Sign Making Supplies:  Considerations | Sign Making Supplies:  Innerpro | Wholesale Sign Materials:  Advantages | Flexible Sign Materials:  Installation | Sign Foam:  Common Uses | Standard Magnetic Sheeting:  Uses | Graphic Products:  Selection | Commercial Signage Products

Bar Clamps:  Benefits | Threading Tools:  Selecting a Merchant | Bar Clamps:  Selecting Your Distributor | Threading Tools:  Internal and External | Threading Tool:  Uses  | What Exactly Are Rain Saving Barrels? | How to Use Rain Saving Barrels? | Rain Saving Barrels:  Reclaimed Water Uses | Rain Saving Barrels:  Savings Potential | Rain Saving Barrels:  Benefits

Copyright 2007 by WSI Login
buca escort
123 movies