Can I cut acrylic?5 Ways to Cut Acrylic & Perspex
Using a hand saw to cut your acrylic material is perhaps the most universal option – and it is a fairly low skill. This method does, however, require more concentration and effort than using an electrical saw, such as a jigsaw or band saw. Tools: Fine-tooth hand saw (helps you to avoid jagged edges)
What is a substitute for acrylic sheets?
Polycarbonate is has many qualities similar to those of acrylic. Like acrylic, polycarbonate is a strong, stiff material with good dimensional stability, it is easy to fabricate, easy to bond and has good optical clarity (although acrylic is slightly clearer).
Will acrylic crack in cold weather?
If acrylic paintings are stored at really low temperatures (40F / 4C or below), the paint film will become brittle, which could result in damage. Some sources say even 50F / 10C is too risky. The ideal temperature for storing paintings is room temperature, between 60F and 80F (16C – 26C).
Are acrylic sheets waterproof?
Acrylic plastic is waterproof and offers protection from the weather which is ideal for outdoor furniture and property window panels. Acrylic plastics also offer exterior shells with optimal protection against the elements.