Acrylic award plaque sometimes referred to as acrylic glass is an alternative to glass. It is surprising to know that despite the name acrylic glass its source is far from glass. Although it looks like glass and great recognition award plaques are made from it.
Acrylic award plaques are made from mixing a clear liquid chemical called monomer with polymer resin powder which yields a crystal clear mixture after a process called curing. Curing is a chemical process called curing in polymer Chemistry and process engineering that is used to toughen or harden a polymer material. Curing in simple terms means obtaining a solid product from liquid.
After curing and autoclaving, the piece is removed from the mold and further processes like sand papering to remove excesses and polishing gives a high glass finish.
Colorants can be acrylic award plaque added for special effects
Acrylic glass is made of Lucite, a light weight shatter resistant acrylic medium.
Acrylic admits up to 92% of light’ it is optically clearer than standard glass. Its tensile strength is 10,0000 ibs per square inch and impact resistance up to 6 to 17 times more than that of ordinary glass.
Acrylic is shatter resistant and will not turn yellow when exposed to sunlight like other plastic would. It’s more cost effective than glass. It’s lighter than glass and easy to transport hence it is usually the choice of most clients.
Printandbrand is a reputable organization which beautiful artistic acrylic award plaques. We help employers and organization to adequately pass their message of appreciation and recognition to their employees or recipient in a most inspiring and encouraging manner
We use techniques like deep etch, 3D surface engraving, deep etch with color fill and 3D subsurface laser engraving.
We make different types of acrylic award plaque include desktop, paper weight, wall plaque e t c, in various shapes like circular, triangular, rectangular, diamond and customized artistic sculptures all designed for our customers satisfaction. Printandbrand is in Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Abuja