Acrylic is a form of plastic that serves as a shatter-proof alternative to glass, and makers use it for a wide variety of applications. Also known as Plexiglass, acrylic is ideal for bullet-proof windows, signs, walls, aquariums, and protective shields, to name just a few common uses of the material. Despite its high impact resistance, you can easily cut or engrave an acrylic sheet with a laser cutter.
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The following are a few tips for working with this material.
1. Use The Right Size Laser Cutter
Acrylic sheets come in sizes ranging from approximately 2 to 6 feet in width and 6 to 8 feet in length.…Continue reading