Acrylic (SMMA) Resin Characteristics & Uses
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|Chemical Name||Styrene methyl methacrylate copolymer; Styrolution|
|Opacity||Clear to Opaque|
|Strength||Tensile Strength: 725-9,400 psi Yield|
|Shrinkage||4.0E-3 to 4.1E-3 in/in|
|Melting Point||410-500 °F|
|Deflection Temperature||153°F -198°F Unannealed|
|Applications||Acrylic SMMA resin is most commonly used in homeware applications, as well as optical applications and displays.|
Some specific applications for Acrylic SMMA resin include:
|Advantages||Acrylic SMMA resin offers stiffness, toughness and durability. Its versatility and durability make it an economical solution for a variety of applications.|
|Disadvantages||The disadvantages of Acrylic SMMA include:|