Application area: General industry Food industry

General facts

Polymethyl methacrylate

Shortening: PMMA GS (molded)

Color: Clear, colorless

Common uses: Indoor and outdoor signs, luminaire covers, protective glass, window glass, taillights, etc.


  • Scratch-resistant than Lexan and Makrolon.
  • High surface gloss and hardness.
  • Very good durability outdoors.
  • Not affected by alkaline solutions, dilute acids or oils.
  • Excellent optical properties.
  • Good electrical properties.
  • The most common plastic for metallization.
  • Can be monomer cast for stress-free semi-finished products and finished articles.
  • It is possible to fix small scratches by heating the surface.
  • The weather resistance is extremely good.


  • Attacked by strong acids, alcohols, acetone and hydrogen chloride.
  • Not impact resistant.
  • Cracks easily.

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Material data sheet PMMA GS