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Plastic Mirrors, The Safer Alternative to Glass Mirror

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Plastic Mirrors, The Safer Alternative to Glass Mirror

Mirror sheets and mirrors are indispensable necessities in daily life, especially the plastic safety mirror. Common types of plastic mirrors include PMMA acrylic mirrors, polycarbonate mirrors (PC mirrors), PVC mirrors, PETG mirrors and Polystyrene Mirrors (PS mirrors). Their manufacturing methods include vacuum splashing aluminum, coating laminating and water silver plating mirror, etc. Safety silver mirrors are normally used in shoes mirror, makeup mirror, sink mirror, toys mirror, dressing mirror, decoration mirror, reflective mirror, road convex mirror, blind mirror, electronic products panel, festival decoration golden mirror, red mirror, blue mirror, green mirror ect.


In this article, we're going to show you benefits of acrylic mirror and polycarbonate mirrors.

Acrylic Mirrors

Acrylic mirror, or plexiglass mirror, is a high quality plastic mirror. Acrylic mirror sheet is a stronger, lighter, more economical and safe alternative to glass mirrors with better impact resistance. This reflective thermoplastic sheet is used to enhance the look and safety of displays, POP, signage, and a variety of fabricated parts. It is ideal for use where glass is too heavy or may easily crack or shatter or anywhere safety is a concern, such as retail, food, advertising, and security applications.

Acrylic mirror sheet from DHUA is available in one-way, two-way mirror and a variety of colors, patterns, and grades.

Advantages of Acrylic Mirror

(1)  Good transparency

Light transmittance of Acrylic mirror is up to 92%.

(2) Good weather resistance

Strong adaptability to the natural environment, and anti-aging performance is good.

(3) Good processing performance

Acrylic mirror can not be die cut, but can be router, saw, or laser cut. Suitable for machining and hot forming,

(4) Excellent comprehensive performance

Acrylic has a wide variety of colors and excellent comprehensive performance, providing designers with a variety of choices. Acrylic can be dyed, the surface can be colored, screen printing or vacuum coating.


Polycarbonate Mirrors

Polycarbonate Mirror sheets are the toughest plastic mirrors available on the market. Due to their incredible strength and shatter resistance, they are virtually unbreakable.

Advantages of Polycarbonate Mirror

Polycarbonate sheet has many advantages over traditional glass because of safety and durability.

(1)  Impact resistance

Polycarbonate is considered almost unbreakable, giving it a very clear advantage over glass in safety.

(2) Heat resistance

Unlike glass, polycarbonate can withstand extreme temperatures making it safer to use in building construction, and household items. Polycarbonate can be exposed to temperatures around 270 degrees for several hours or sudden bursts of heat up to 1166 degrees without distortion, breakage, or absorption of heat.

(3) Longer Lifespan

Because polycarbonate sheet is durable, impact resistant, and can withstand heat, it has a long lifespan, cutting down on the cost of replacement.

(4) Better Insulation

Polycarbonate has better thermal efficiency.

Polycarbonate- Mirror-Sheet

Acrylic and polycarbonate mirrors are half the weight of glass in addition to being much stronger. Acrylic mirrors are 17 times stronger than glass, Polycarbonate mirrors is approximately 200 times stronger than glass, it is virtually unbreakable. At the same time, they are also much more flexible than glass mirror so bends when you work with it. This makes them cheaper to deliver and much easier to lift, handle, and install than traditional glass. Acrylic mirrors are relatively cheap to buy, and because of their durability and ease of fitting, proves to be a low-cost/long-life choice. Polycarbonate mirror is more expensive than acrylic mirror but makes a better choice for longer-term projects.

You can buy an acrylic mirror and polycarbonate mirror to the measurements and shape you need for your project and anticipate its safe arrival, ready for your use. For more information on our mirrored acrylic and polycarbonate mirror please follow this link  If we can help you further do contact our friendly team who will be happy to help.