Frequently Asked Questions On Perspex Sheeting
What are its advantages?
• Lightweight/low density compared with glass
• 100% recyclability
• Color variety
• Offers excellent optical clarity as it is a transparent sheet
• Resistant to shocks, abrasion, flex, weather, ultra-violet light
How should one cut Perspex Sheets?
Perspex sheeting ensure that you sharpen all the cutting tools. To cut the material successfully, use wood and soft-metal cutting tools but avoid laminate cutters and blanking dies. For small fixes, cut the material using fine-toothed hand saws such as hack saws. It must be securely fixed and consider applying light pressure.
How can one-drill holes on Perspex sheets?
Use standard woodworking twist drills to make holes on this material. Where possible, drilling holes should be supported by a backstop made of scrap and hardwood. This is aimed at preventing splintering exit holes. Never use a center punch before holes are drilled.