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Altuglas International re-enters aerospace market with Plexiglas® acrylic sheet

- Press release
Products
Plexiglas® II UVA and Plexiglas® P55 acrylic sheet are designed for use in a wide variety of aircraft components.


Altuglas International has reintroduced Plexiglas® II UVA and Plexiglas® P55 acrylic sheet to the aerospace market. Both acrylic sheets are preshrunk and specially designed for use in a wide variety of aircraft components including military canopies, aircraft windshields, wing tip lights, instrument clusters, helicopter bubbles, aircraft side windows and other transparent aerospace enclosures.

 

Both products meet or exceed military specifications.
 
Plexiglas® Acrylic sheet are inherently lightweight, resistant to thermal shock, and have excellent optical clarity and mechanical properties. Plexiglas® II UVA acrylic sheet is certified to meet or exceed Military Specification MIL-PRF-5425E, “Plastic Sheet, Acrylic, Heat Resistant.”  Available in thicknesses from 0.125 to 1.000 inch, this versatile PMMA acrylic sheet is manufactured to exacting standards of optical clarity, surface quality, and thickness tolerances.  It also has excellent weathering characteristics and is listed in the U.S. Qualified Products Database (QPD).
 
Plexiglas® P55 acrylic sheet is certified to meet or exceed Military Specification MIL-PRF-8184, “Plastic Sheet, Acrylic, Modified.”  Available in thicknesses from 0.125 to 2.000 inches, this high performance sheet can be biaxially stretched to meet the qualifications of MIL-PRF-25690B.  Plexiglas® P55 acrylic sheet qualifies as Type 1, Class 1 and is listed in the Qualified Products Database (QPD).

These two products are also available in Europe, Asia, Africa under the brand name Altuglas® II UVA and Altuglas® P55.

 

Find out more about PMMA sheet:
Known as “acrylic glass”, this polymer (polymethylmethacrylate) has exceptional optical properties, superior to that of glass. These properties have lead to its becoming the material of choice across numerous industries, from automotive to construction.

 

About Altuglas International
Altuglas International, integrated world leader in PMMA, is highly involved in the technical plastics sector – from MMA monomer to PMMA acrylic glass. Altuglas International develops and produces new products to suit the needs of its customers worldwide. It employs 1,300 wholly dedicated staff, who contributes daily to the three business sectors (MMA, PMMA resins, and PMMA sheets).

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Stan HOWARD
US Senior communications manager
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Lynda HABIB
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