Is acrylic plexiglass?

We often don't know what the relationship between acrylic and plexiglass is. In fact, they are one thing. Acrylic is a homophonic translation of the English word acrylic. It means plexiglass.

The original source of acrylic is an organic substance extracted from oil. This kind of organic material, the light type of transparent plastic with glass, has become the substitute of glass and plastic products. Transparent acrylic plate has a light transmittance comparable to glass, but its density is only half of that of glass. In addition, it is not as fragile as glass. Even if it is damaged, it will not form sharp fragments like glass.

Acrylic itself has the following characteristics: good transparency, stability, easy dyeing, easy processing, beautiful appearance. Because of its excellent stability, it is often used to make windscreens and acrylic products.