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A4 (3mm)

Thickness: 3mm

Length: 210mm

Width: 297mm

Radius: None

Polished: No

Colour: Black

£3.37 inc VAT

A4 (3mm)

Thickness: 3mm

Length: 210mm

Width: 297mm

Radius: None

Polished: No

Colour: White

£3.37 inc VAT

Premium cast acrylic sheet available in dense black and brilliant white, both with high gloss finishes. Both balck and white sheet is available in 3mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm and 10mm.

Key features:

  • High glass finish on both sides
  • Hard wearing
  • Weather resistant
  • Easy to work with/fabricate
  • Lightwieght

Typical applications:

  • Signage
  • Furniture
  • Retail display
  • Pointof sale
  • Point of purchase

Detailed description:

Hard wearing

Cast acrylic is one of the hardest thermoplastic shhet materials avialble and its attractive aesthetics remain for longer than any other plastic sheet material.

Light weight

Black and white cast acrylic weighs half as much as an equivalent colour glass panle making fabrication, instalation and transportation a far more attractive proposition.

High gloss finish and easy to clean

Its high gloss finish is not only very attractive but also more practically it's easy to clean.

Weather resistant

With excelent resistance to the elements, coloured cast acrylic performs very well outside. No significant changes in appearance are expected over 10 years.

Manufacturing process

Cast acrylic is manufactured by pouring monomer between two sheets of highquality glass and polymerised in batches in a carefully controlled manufacturing process.

Recyclable 

Cast acrylic can be recycled all the way back to the original raw material. 

Maximum sheet size3050mm x 2030mm
Available thicknesses3mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm
Light transmission - White gloss9% - Very slightly translucent e.g. An object placed behind the material is unlikely to cause a shadow. If back lighting the material an opal material with a higher light transmission would be more suitable.
Light transmission - Black gloss0% - Black gloss has an opaque finish with no light transmission e.g. An object placed behind the material would not be visible and would not cause a shadow.
Fire ratingUK class 3 fire rating
Manufacturers thickness tolerance+/- 10 % plus 0.4mm (e.g. 5mm cast sheet could vary from 4.1mm to 5.9mm)
Cutting tolerance+/- 1mm
High gloss finishHigh gloss finish on both sides
Protective filmSupplied with protective plastic film on both sides

We currently deliver to the UK and throughout Europe. Delivery charges are calculated based on the longest side of the material ordered. Only one delivery charge is applicable per order regardless of how many items are ordered.

Longest side Orders under £200 (inc VAT) Orders over £200 (inc VAT) Express Delivery
Less than 590mm £4.95 FREE £8.95
590mm to 1449mm £5.95 FREE £9.95
1450mm to 2599mm £7.95 FREE £13.95
2600mm or greater £14.95 FREE £24.95


Europe (3-5 working days)
£19.95

Delivery guidelines
We process and dispatch the vast majority of orders within 24 hours of receiving the order, however our guidelines for delivery times are listed below:

  • Standard delivery (3-5 days)
  • Express delivery (1-3 days)

Express Delivery
If you require faster delivery you may wish to consider choosing our Express Delivery option at the checkout. Express Delivery orders will be prioritised and will be delivered using a recognised nationwide courier.

Next Day Delivery
Next Day delivery is not available via our website due to the quantity of orders we receive on a daily basis. However, if you need to place an order and require Next Day delivery please contact us – we will make every effort to meet your requirements and deadlines.

Collection/pickup
Collection is available from our location in Rettendon, Essex (see full address). When placing an order on our website there is an option on the final stage of the checkout for Collection/pickup. Once your order is ready for collection you will be notified via email.

Due to the nature of the ”made to measure” products we supply, we provide delivery prices at a standard rate and reserve the right to cancel an order should it become economically unviable to fulfil the order. In these rare circumstances the customer will be contacted first to discuss alternative options.

When delivering to some delivery locations we can incur increased shipping costs, if this is likely to happen the customer will be contacted to discuss any possible extra delivery charges required.

Examples of delivery locations which may require additional delivery charges are,

  • Channel Islands
  • Scottish Islands
  • Isle of Man
  • Isles of Scilly
  • Remote areas
  • Northern Ireland

If you require delivery to one of these areas please get in touch to discuss your order.

You may also wish to read more detailed information regarding our terms and conditions in relation to delivery.

Will I be notified when my order is out for delivery?

Yes. Simply Plastics will send you an email when your order has been dispatched. If your shipment is trackable the email will contain tracking details and a link to the delivery couriers website, where you can track the progress of the shipment.

I need my order urgently, can I pay for faster shipping?

Yes. We offer an express delivery service which aims to deliver all orders in 1-3 working days. Orders are delivered by a recognised courier company and may require a signature on delivery.

Can I collect my order from Simply Plastics?

Yes, of course. At the final stage of the checkout process there is a delivery option labelled "Collection/pickup" which is free. When your order is ready for collection you will receive an email to notify you, which includes our opening times and address.

Collection -example

What is perspex?

Although commonly referred to as perspex, Perspex® is in fact a manufacturers brand name. Acrylic and Perspex® are one and the same thing. Acrylic or Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is produced as sheets, rods and tubes.

Can Simply Plastics help me with a fabrication project?

Yes we can. Customised, cut-to-size materials can be ordered directly throught the website, but if you require furtehr fabrication we can help you with this too.

Our fabrication services include,

  • CNC routing
  • Bending
  • Shaping
  • Bonding/glueing
  • Diamond polishing
  • Flame polishing
  • Intricate laser cutting

Examples of fabricated products include,

  • Acrylic display cases
  • Point of sale 
  • Retail display
  • Lighting applications
  • Brochure holders
  • 2D/3D Acrylic lettering
  • Furniture
  • Office Interiors

For enquiries regarding any project from prototypes to large production runs, please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

What are polished edges?

When we cut an acrylic sheet to size, the saw blade produces a matte finish on the edges of the panel. We use a technique called diamond polsihing to polish the edges to a bright, smooth and glossy finish. 

Our diamond edge-polishing machine polishes the edge of acrylic by running a rotating, diamond tipped wheel along the edge of the material.

How do I clean acrylic?

  1. Blow or lightly brush away any dust and loose dirt from the surface of the acrylic
  2. Using a mild solution of lukewarm water and washing up liquid clean the surface of more resistant dirt and grime.
  3. Rinse with clean water.
  4. Blot dry with a microfibre cloth to prevent water spotting.

Krystyna Moseley 05/01/2017 11:51:25

We used the high gloss acrylic sheets (5 of them) as splash-backs behind washbasins. They came ready drilled with nicely finished, polished edges and were easy to fix in place with mirror screws. Much cheaper and quicker than tiling and no grout to become discoloured.

trevor 03/01/2017 17:35:43

not used yet but is due to go into a dashboard for the clocks and gauges all looks fine very helpful comms

Dave Cleverley 22/12/2016 22:17:06

I purchased the product for it's reflective surface to use in a photographic experiment involving water splashes. The finish was very good and the product was everything I expected it to be.

Adam munro 15/12/2016 07:11:03

I used the this to cover a space in my custom PC case and it's fair to say it didn't disappoint. Perfect measurements and quality.

Graeme McFarlane 14/12/2016 19:32:59

Purchased 5mm white acrylic sheet to hide pipe work after new boiler installation. Came well packaged and as ordered. Looks great and did its job perfectly.

Mr.McPherson. 30/11/2016 07:16:17

I bought the white acrylic, to make a splash back panel for a small wash hand basin, which I had recently fitted into my cloakroom. The acrylic was easy to work with, I had to cut it to fit around the basin. A good product and looks well.

Andy's Arcade 24/11/2016 19:09:24

Great quality Acrylic! Fast postage,easy to use website . Building Bartop arcade and using the acrylic for the control panel. Items arrived fast,package well protected. Will be using again and soon for my next build.

Helen 21/11/2016 10:44:16

Bought a white acryilic panel to use above a shower to protect a painted ceiling. Very pleased with the ease of fitting and it looks great in situ

Mark Townsend 14/11/2016 22:18:57

Excellent quality product, looks amazing as our new kitchen window sill.

Donna pease 11/11/2016 19:35:51

Excellent quick delivery. Large Bespoke order was accurate and precise. Highly recommend this company. Excellent customer service

Rob Lumsden 02/11/2016 19:12:54

Bathroom sink backsplash, delivered quickly in perfect condition

George Stephenson 25/10/2016 09:45:57

It was used to make a tailpiece for a 12 string acoustic guitar. Worked out great and strong

Cherie 12/10/2016 20:28:49

Used for sides to a kitchen unit. Were just as ordered extremely pleased and would use again

Julie M 09/10/2016 10:55:24

Used the product as a backboard on a kitchen Island. Easy to install and looks great. Very simple to order, fast delivery and good product. Will definitely use again

Richard 15/09/2016 08:45:00

We buy from Simply plastics as we receive good quality cast acrylic cut to the size we need for machining at a good price. We know it will machine without problems due to the quality.

michael mcgarry 27/08/2016 10:42:42

well packed,good quality

Jeff Brown 11/08/2016 19:40:35

Perfect, did the job to replace the smashed glass on my outside coffee table...

Steve Hughes 06/07/2016 20:09:36

Shelf at end of bath Arrived promptly and as described. Would recommend service.

Ian Guy 05/07/2016 21:14:56

Second time we've used simply plastics to make and supply a splash back plate for our kitchen hob (changed colour of kitchen) , very good website and easy to use made ordering simple. very pleased with product and will definitely recommend to others...

Martin pearce 05/07/2016 19:25:45

Used as an inlay to a small table next to a sofa. It was to match a coffee table that had 2 black glass inlays. Lasered out a large hole in table (20mm thick), fitted in a tight fit of wood (15mm thick), dropped in your black (5mm thick) acrylic dead fit. Cannot tell the difference. Brilliant job !

John 16/06/2016 19:53:07

This was used to put on the door where the dog would scratch to be let out, looks perfect and certainly does the job. I have purchased a few random pieces from Simply plastics, for things as diverse as shelf covers and lego stands, all are made exactly to specification and delivery is both fast and the products are very well packaged for shipping,

Mr lackenby 09/06/2016 19:38:11

Used this product for a boat door , the item came in a very timely manor and was well packaged Thanks

Simon 16/05/2016 15:32:23

I required a smallish sheet of 8mm thick black acrylic to be fabricated (by another company) into a small monitor riser. Not many places stocking 8mm in black, and the ones that did were wanting more money, plus they were charging ridiculous delivery fees. Simply Plastics dispatched the acrylic sheet within just a couple of days, and it arrived in perfect condition. It had been cut millimetre perfect and all the edges were beautifully smooth (I'd paid extra for diamond polishing). Fantastic service!!!

ben amico 11/05/2016 15:07:23

I used your product to make a new cabinet doors and the result was better than I expected I would recommend your product to everyone.

Bernie Cockton 01/05/2016 07:40:19

The product was used for enclosing a steel bath and shelf unit and works well, but the cutting to the exact sizes was difficult as the product tends to crack and fracture during cutting.

Dean winder 30/04/2016 08:01:05

Bought 5mm gloss black acrylic for a fish tank cabinet, the product was delivered very fast and was packed extremely well, will defiantly use again.

John collier 31/03/2016 19:44:08

Excellent product. I ordered the 5 mil black acrylic sheet and it came within two days . Very happy with the product you can cut very easy with a jig saw and I would recommend this company . Many thanks john collier.

Paul Chapman 31/03/2016 09:40:37

Thank you all for the great prompt service. I called and ordered various cut panels which was required urgently and couldn't fault the service and prices. Thanks again for all your help, will recommend to anyone.

Linda Banks 04/03/2016 20:47:47

Brilliant product and looks amazing in situ. I was worried about it getting here on one piece as it was nearly 3 metres long but I needn't have worried because it was packaged really well. Would definitely recommended this product.

ozden 01/03/2016 20:23:07

cheaper than all the other websites and great quality

DOMINIC CRAGOE 24/02/2016 19:48:55

We used this for splash backs in the kitchen and bathrooms to match the acrylic shower screens that we previously bought...EXCELLENT.

Paul 11/02/2016 19:14:04

Used this as worktop upstands,very happy with the product and the service provided by simply plastics.

Vanessa 10/02/2016 21:59:36

We attached it to the side of a bathroom cupboard to marry it in with the door finishe

Vic Wyer 10/02/2016 11:07:35

Absolutely perfect for use on football pitch dug outs and application of the vinyl lettering on them. Nice and strong. Very pleased

Paul Flanagan 09/02/2016 17:54:06

This small thin piece of plastic was used to fill a gap between a kitchen top and the wall (it's hidden from sight). It was the perfect size and did the job brilliantly.

Alison Forbes 09/02/2016 12:47:41

brilliant, fast service and will definitely buy from here again. many thanks.

Tracey Foster 09/02/2016 07:48:41

We used acrylic sheet as a wetwall for our shower. It was perfect. Great glossy, quality surface, easy to file off the edges, and not too heavy to handle. We went for the 6mm, which we wouldn't do again, as we couldn't get corner trims etc. in 6mm. Best stick to 5mm. Stuck it to the wall with Evo-Stik's, 'Sticks Like Sh*t'.

Phil Galer 08/02/2016 22:32:23

Used as backing for shelfs between gloss white kitchen cabinets. Great product.

David 08/02/2016 21:38:31

I used a gloss white acrylic sheet in our bathroom. Great quality product, well packaged and delivered on time.

Steve 08/02/2016 21:35:05

Used for rear of a TVs stand to hide cables Excellent quality,great service

Wayne davenport 08/02/2016 20:51:50

Used this product found to be of excellent quality and super all round service

Darryl 08/02/2016 20:49:58

I used this product as a bath panel to replace a gloss white painted MDF panel, the MDF panel got water in and eventually started to go bad. This sheet was cut perfectly to size as I specified and the polished edges were perfect. Overall this was a great purchase and I would highly recommend simply plastics.

STU Winters 24/06/2015 07:52:04

THANKS FOR THE SWIFT DELIVERY OF BLACK ACRYLIC SHEET EHICH ARRIVED SCRATCH & CHIP FREE