Plexiglas® - Crystal clear PMMA films from POLYVANTIS (former RÖHM)

PMMA films of POLYVANTIS for demanding and high quality applications

Plexiglas films are known worldwide as high quality products. They are made of the plastic polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and contain polybutyl acrylate (PBA) as an impact modifier.

PLEXIGLAS® acrylic films are made by the German producer Röhm. They are an extremely UV and weather resistant plastic with unique optical properties. In the case of the colourless grades, the high transmission of light and their light transmittance is impressive. White Plexiglas film is translucent due to the use of diffuser pigments and achieves excellent light diffusion effects. White Plexiglas film is also known as diffuser film or light scattering film.

Compared to other transparent films without a scratch-resistant coating, PLEXIGLAS film has a higher surface hardness (scratch resistance) and rigidity. In addition, acrylic PLEXIGLAS® films can be excellently cut into shape by laser cutting - without causing damage or burns.

Thanks to the material and a special production process, Acrylic Plexiglas films are highly transparent and absolutely colourless. A protective film on both sides serves as scratch protection and prevents damage to the film during transport and processing. Plexiglas film has an enormously high-gloss surface, which is particularly important for usage in the automotive industry. It has varying levels of UV absorbers and good stability against abrasion and weathering as well as a good impact resistance.

In summary, transparent Plexiglas films made of the plastic polymethyl methacrylate (acrylic) are characterised by:

  • UV and weather resistant
  • Excellent transparency
  • Laser cutting properties
  • Scratch resistant
  • Homogeneous light diffusion with opal films
  • High stiffness and impact resistance
  • Surface hardness

 

Our range of Plexiglas films

Acrylics films are either absolutely crystal clear or milky white and are available with a high-gloss, smooth or matt surface. In our film centre online shop, you can buy various Plexiglas films as cut-to-size material. We offer and stock films of the PLEXIGLAS® brand as crystal clear, transparent and translucent version in different thickness:

Plexiglas 99524 from POLYVANTIS (former Röhm)

Crystal-clear, glossy and colourless PMMA acrylic film in optical quality. Available as rolls in a thickness between 175 µm - 750 µm and as acrylic sheet in 1 mm. The film has a protection film on both sides for protection of the surface.

Plexiglass 0F003 from POLYVANTIS (former Röhm)

Transparent film, one side matt and the other side glossy film. Available in rolls with a thickness of 250 µm.

Plexiglass 99532 from POLYVANTIS (former Röhm)

Opal white acrylic PMMA film for lighting applications. We offer the diffusor films as sheets in 750 µm and 1 mm thickness.

Other clear acrylic films in optical quality made of the plastic material PMMA (from the manufacturer POLYVANTIS) are available on request in different thickness. Most of them have a protective film on its surface as protection layer. We will be happy to advise you and recommend the right product for your application.

 

Properties of acrylic films:

Plexiglas films made by POLYVANTIS (former Röhm) are high quality materials made of PMMA with the following characteristics:

  • very good UV and weather resistance
  • impact resistance
  • scratch-proof and can be polished as required
  • good formability
  • good printability (screen, digital, gravure and flexo printing)
  • characterized by good resistance to weak acids and leaches, as well as covalent solvents
  • has unique optical characteristics
  • captivating due to good transmission, as well as the option of diffracted optics
  • the white PLEXIGLAS®- film is characterized by diffuser beads with excellent light scattering effects
  • protective films act as scratch protection

We will be happy to advise you on questions regarding your project or send you samples or technical data sheets of our acrylic films. Please note that an acrylic sheet is not flame retardant (not listed as flame retardant material according to UL 94). If this is needed we can offer you a flame retardant material made of polycarbonate.

 

Processing:

Clear PMMA acrylic films can processed in various ways such as:

  • laser cutting
  • printing with various printing technologies
  • cutting
  • punching
  • embossing
  • thermoforming
  • back injection moulding
  • bonding (using an adhesive)

A special advantage is the easy and fast cutting with laser equipment without damaging / burning the film.

No special accessories are required for processing, applying and removing the Plexiglas acrylic products. Self-adhesive PLEXIGLAS® films (equipped with an adhesive layer or an adhesive tape) can be applied to almost any surface that is smooth and dust-free. For further information on cleaning, mounting, removability or ordering, please contact us!

 

Applications of Plexiglas® films from POLYVANTIS:

High quality Plexiglas products are used for various graphic and industrial usage such as:

  • displays
  • durable labels
  • nameplates and type plates
  • control elements and operating elements
  • decorative and functional panels for appliances
  • front films
  • illuminated displays
  • lighting applications
  • protective applications

If you have any further questions about our product range of acrylic films with impact resistance, our deliveries or our cut-to-size service, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thanks to our many years of experience, we can recommend the ideal product for your project.

 

Our Service

As a specialist for technical film products, we will be happy to advise you and recommend the most suitable flexible Plexiglas acrylic film for your application. We can provide you with technical data sheets for the individual special films. We will gladly send you sample material for the production of first prototypes or initial tests.

You can buy transparent acrylic Plexiglas films made by POLYVANTIS (former Röhm) with different surfaces in our online shop. The König Film Centre offers you thin Plexiglas film in a thickness from 175 µm to 1 mm with a very fast delivery and short lead times. We stock Plexiglas film as rolls (with protection film) and offer Plexiglas film by the metre. We also offer weather resistant Plexiglas film as acrylic sheet. The optical clear acrylic sheet is always rectangular and the format is according to your specifications. For further information about our products, please contact us! We look forward to your enquiry for a plastic film!

 


Properties

  • very good UV and weather resistance
  • modified for impact resistance
  • scratch-proof and can be polished as required
  • good formability
  • good printability (screen, digital, gravure and flexo printing)
  • characterized by good resistance to weak acids and leaches, as well as covalent solvents
  • has unique optical characteristics
  • captivating due to good transmission, as well as the option of diffracted optics
  • the white PLEXIGLAS®- film is characterized by diffuser beads with excellent light scattering effects

Processing

PMMA films can be processed in various ways. Considering the guidelines of the manfacturer Evonik we recommend the following ways of processing Plexiglas® films:

  • printing
  • cutting
  • punching
  • laser cutting
  • embossing
  • thermoforming
  • back injection moulding
  • bonding

For further information please contact us!

Applications

  • displays
  • durable labels
  • nameplates
  • control elements
  • decorative and functional panels for appliances
  • front films
  • illuminated displays
  • temperevident labels

Product overview

Characteristics

Thicknesses
175 µm to 1,0 mm

Roll widths
» 1.270 mm

Colours
transparent clear and white opale

Surfaces
» polished on one side / both sides

Products

  Plexiglas®99524   clear, both sides polished
  Plexiglas®0F003   clear, matt / polished
  Plexiglasfolie®99532   white opale