Although coming from the same family of polymers, there is a noticeable difference between the acrylic glass and Plexiglas. The latter commands better visual appearance and strength. However, it can still be a challenge to procure the exact product since the terms acrylic transparent sheet, and Plexiglass are used interchangeably way too often.Where to buy plexiglass locally?
Lowe's also stocks plexiglass with specialized finishes, including corrugated. Lowe's also has clear and mirrored glass sheets. They're ideal for use in windows, doors or cabinets. If we don't have the size you need, we can cut a mirror or glass sheet in-store to exactly the right dimensions.Will Home Depot cut plexiglass to size?
Home Depot does not offer plexiglass cutting. If you inquire very politely and on a slow day/time (7–9am is recommended) you may find someone in Millworks/Tool Rental/Building Materials able to assist. The trick to cutting plexi is to score the surface like glass with a long blade, not a pointed blade.What is plexiglass and what is it made of?
Plexiglass, a name trademarked by the chemical company Rohm and Hass, is made up of methyl methacrylate. The methyl methacrylate is processed into this hard vinyl polymer through free radical vinyl polymerization. Plexiglass is used as a shatterproof replacement for glass.