Plastic Information

2 Glass Alternatives for Commercial Windows
Plastic materials are now a popular alternative for traditional glazing applications and glass windows. Learn about two glass alternatives for commercial windows.
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7 Different Types of Plastic and How They Are Used
Have you ever wondered what plastic is made of? All plastic materials have their own unique properties and applications. Learn about seven different types of plastic and how they are used.
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Acrylic vs Polycarbonate
Trying to decide what plastic sheeting is ideal for your project? Learn the differences between acrylic sheeting and polycarbonate sheeting.
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Best Plastic for Sensitive Environments
Understanding what plastic works well in specific situations is very important when it comes to sensitive environments. Learn which plastics you should use in various sensitive environments.
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Care and Cleaning of Polycarbonate Sheets
Don't let improper cleaning techniques ruin your polycarbonate sheeting. Learn about the proper products and techniques for cleaning polycarbonate.
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Durable Acrylic Sheeting
A&C Plastics has an extensive selection of durable acrylic sheets. Learn about our most durable sheeting.
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Facts about Specialty Polycarbonate Sheeting
With so many types of polycarbonate sheeting available, how do you know which is right for your application? Learn about the different types of specialty polycarbonate sheeting that includes anti-static sheet and more.
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Glossary of Terms
Improve your plastic sheeting vocabulary with our glossary of commonly used terms.
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Gluing Acrylic Sheeting
This article will teach you how to properly glue acrylic sheets together. You will learn what adhesive is the best for gluing, as-well-as safety tips when gluing sheets together.
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Guide to Plastic Weights
One of the most remarkable features of plastic is just how greatly its features can vary from variety to variety.
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How to Cut Acrylic Sheeting
Get the tips and tricks you need to know to properly cut plexiglass and acrylic sheeting.
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How to Cut Thin Plexiglass By Hand
Thin plexiglass can be a lot more difficult to cut than thicker plastics. You don't need a professional, however, you must be very careful.
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How to Maintain Acrylic Sheet
Properly cleaning and maintaining your acrylic sheeting is critical it's longevity and durability. Learn how to keep your acrylic sheet clean.
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How to Remove Scratches from Acrylic
Although acrylic can withstand some wear and tear, it isn't immune to getting scratched every once in a while. Learn the simple process of how to remove scratches from acrylic.
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Learning the Different Types of Acrylic Sheeting
With a variety of different types of acrylic sheeting modified for abrasion resistance, UV transmission and more, specialty acrylic sheeting may be better suited for your application than traditional plexiglass. Learn more with our specialty acrylic sheet guide.
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Lexan vs. Acrylic
Need to compare plastic sheeting? Compare Lexan vs. Acrylic to find out which plastic is best for your application.
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Plexiglass vs. Plexiglas®: Acrylic Sheeting Facts
Plexiglass and Plexiglas are used interchangeably, but what is the difference? We take a look at the difference between the two words used to describe acrylic sheeting.
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Polycarbonate Sheet vs Glass
Weighing the options of polycarbonate sheet or glass? Read why polycarbonate sheets are a better investment than traditional glass sheets.
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Tensile Strength of Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate is known for its strong, durable, and impact resistant qualities. Learn more about its tensile strength.
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The Best Adhesives for Plastics
There are a variety of plastic adhesives available, but which one should you be using? Learn more about the best adhesives for plastic.
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Three Types of Acrylic
There are three main ways acrylic plexiglass is manufactured. Each style has their own advantages and disadvantages. This article will outline the differences between the three main types of acrylic sheeting.
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Types of Acrylic Sheet
With so many types of acrylic sheet and different names for each, it ca be difficult to tell them apart and to know what is best for your application. Learn more about the types of acrylic.
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Types of Polycarbonate Sheeting
It can be hard enough to decide between polycarbonate and acrylic for your application, let alone the specific polycarbonate you need. Use our guide to learn about the types of polycarbonate.
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Typical Use of Heavy Duty Plastic Sheeting
A&C Plastics has a large selection of high-quality plastic sheeting. Learn about our heavy duty plastic sheets.
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