How much more expensive is acrylic than glass?
It costs less
Acrylic costs less than glass. This is because of the production process, the lighter handling for shipping and the ease of cutting. To add powerpoint holes and do other modifications is a fraction of the price you would pay to cut glass. Plus there’s almost no chance of cracking or chipping Acrylic.
Is acrylic or glass expensive?
Acrylic is lighter, less expensive, and more flexible than glass, but it is also less durable and less heat-resistant. Glass, on the other hand, is stronger, more heat-resistant, and more transparent, but it is also heavier and more expensive.
Does acrylic glass look like real glass?
So, does acrylic plastic look like glass? Yes, but there are different kinds of acrylic which are more suitable for different applications. Standard clear acrylic may look too much like plastic to pass as glass where the edge of the sheet is visible, but when it is used as a glazing material acrylic is very effective.