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Acrylic Tube

September 17, 2017

Many industries are now replacing acrylic tube as an alternative to glass tube or any other material types of tube for their application. Normally in USA people called them as Plexiglas or Plexi while Europe consumers commonly named the as Perspex; in Malaysia acrylic tube is also widely titled as Perspex tube or acrylic tube.

Today, besides presenting the advantages of acrylic tube to you, we are also pleased to get you informed also on the details of acrylic types available for tube and why you should also always go for acrylic materials when you are getting tubing.

Acrylic tube is made by polymer from carbon molecules that have been further combined chemically to shape into tube or cylinder. The tubing’s physical attributes are created by casting or extruding the resin where we can further classify them into either extruded acrylic tube or cast acrylic tube. These two versions have only some major difference in production process which is then cause them to fall under two diverse categories.

Cast Acrylic Tube versus Extruded Acrylic Tube

Cast acrylic tube manufacturer in Malaysia normally blend the fluid form of elements into a preset mould, in this case is the cylinder shape. The chemical process allows the properties to be identical in all directions. While the extruded acrylic tube supplier in Malaysia produces extrusion type of acrylic tube in a different way, they push the acrylic mass continuously through a form.