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Acrylic Gloss Blue 744
Acrylic Gloss Blue 750
Acrylic Gloss Blue 751
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Acrylic Gloss Green 650
Acrylic Gloss Green 6643
Acrylic Gloss Green 6T81
Acrylic Gloss Grey 9640
Acrylic Gloss Grey 9981
Acrylic Gloss Ivory 133
Acrylic Gloss Orange 363
Acrylic Gloss Red 433
Acrylic Gloss Red 440
Acrylic Gloss Pink 4415
Acrylic Gloss Red 4494
Acrylic Gloss Violet 886
Acrylic Gloss Yellow 229
Acrylic Gloss Yellow 250
Acrylic Gloss Yellow 260
Acrylic Gloss Yellow 261
Perspex Pink 4522
Acrylic Gloss Turquoise 7748
Perspex Black 962
Perspex White 069
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Perspex® Coloured Cast Acrylic Sheet

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Listed below is a range of multipacks, rainbow packs (one of every available colour) and clearance items all of which are available at significantly discounted prices.

(3mm) Sample Rainbow Pack
(3mm) Sample Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 100mm
  • Height: 100mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: Polished
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains a 3mm x 100mm x 100mm sample with polished edges in every available colour (25 colours).

£11.99 £9.99
(5mm) Sample Rainbow Pack
(5mm) Sample Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Width: 100mm
  • Height: 100mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: Polished
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains a 5mm x 100mm x 100mm sample with polished edges in every available colour (25 colours).

£14.99 £12.49
(3mm) A5 Rainbow Pack
(3mm) A5 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 210mm
  • Height: 148mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A5 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £78.90 Was £65.75 Now £59.17 Now £49.31
(5mm) A5 Rainbow Pack
(5mm) A5 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Width: 210mm
  • Height: 148mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A5 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £131.40 Was £109.50 Now £98.54 Now £82.12
(3mm) A4 Rainbow Pack
(3mm) A4 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 210mm
  • Height: 297mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A4 in every available colour (25 colours).

Was £99.30 Was £82.75 Now £74.47 Now £62.06
(5mm) A4 Rainbow Pack
(5mm) A4 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Width: 210mm
  • Height: 297mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A4 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £165.60 Was £138.00 Now £124.20 Now £103.50
(3mm) A3 Rainbow Pack
(3mm) A3 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 297mm
  • Height: 420mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A3 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £189.90 Was £158.25 Now £142.43 Now £118.69
(5mm) A3 Rainbow Pack
(5mm) A3 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Width: 297mm
  • Height: 420mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A3 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £316.50 Was £263.75 Now £237.37 Now £197.81
(3mm) A2 Rainbow Pack
(3mm) A2 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 420mm
  • Height: 594mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A2 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £367.80 Was £306.50 Now £275.84 Now £229.87
(5mm) A2 Rainbow Pack
(5mm) A2 Rainbow Pack
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Width: 420mm
  • Height: 594mm
  • Colour: Rainbow
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25

This rainbow pack contains an A2 in every available colour (25 colours)

Was £613.20 Was £511.00 Now £459.90 Now £383.25
Pack of 25 x 3mm A4
Pack of 25 x 3mm A4
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 210mm
  • Height: 297mm
  • Colour: Blue 750
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25
Was £99.30 Was £82.75 Now £81.92 Now £68.27
Pack of 25 x 3mm A3
Pack of 25 x 3mm A3
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 297mm
  • Height: 420mm
  • Colour: Blue 750
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25
Was £189.90 Was £158.25 Now £156.67 Now £130.56
Pack of 25 x 3mm A2
Pack of 25 x 3mm A2
  • Thickness: 3mm
  • Width: 420mm
  • Height: 594mm
  • Colour: Blue 750
  • Edge finish: None
  • Pack size: 25
Was £367.80 Was £306.50 Now £303.43 Now £252.86
Bespoke Fabrication

We have the machinery and expertise to manufacture bespoke items in acrylic, polycarbonate and many other plastics, from one-offs to large production runs. Read more about the various services we offer, or complete the form below to request a quote.

CNC Routing

Our advanced Multicam Apex 3R (3 Axis) CNC routers allow us to provide an extensive range of precision CNC routing services. Read more

CNC Laser Cutting

Laser cutting is a fabrication process that uses a thin, intensely focused stream of light to cut through a range of different materials, including plastics and acrylics.  Read more

Diamond & Flame polishing

Edge polishing is a fabrication process that polishes the edges of acrylic panels, removes any cutting marks, and achieves a smooth, glossy finish.  Read more

Rotary & Laser Engraving

Laser engraving is a fabrication process that uses a laser beam to physically remove the surface of a material to create an indentation that is noticeable to both the eye and touch.  Read more

Line Bending

Line bending is a process that’s used to make precise folds in plastic and acrylic components. Our line bending fabrication service allows us to bend plastic and acrylic sheets along a defined ‘line’ – without any need for gluing or joining.  Read more

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Premium cloured cast acrylic sheet available in a stunning range of vivid colours to suit all requirements. Use colour without compromising on strength or durability.

Key features

  • Wide range of attractive colours
  • High gloss finish on both sides
  • Hard wearing
  • Weather resistant
  • Easy to work with/fabricate
  • Lightweight

Typical applications

  • Signage
  • Furniture
  • Retail dislay
  • Point of sale
  • Point of purchase

Detailed description

Wide colour range

A wide range of attractive colours are available to suit all tastes and design requirements.

Hard wearing

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

Light weight

Coloured cast acrylic weighs half as much as an equivalent glass panel making fabrication, installation 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 excellent resistance to the elements, 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 high quality glass and polymerised in batches in a carefully controlled manufacturing process.

Recyclable

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

Cut to Size Perspex

Our cut to size service enables you to purchase Perspex panels at the dimensions you require without having to purchase the manufactured sheet size, normally 3m x 2m. We do not charge for cutting standard shapes/sizes that are available on our website, however we do also offer additional options such as drilled holes, rounded corners and edge polishing. In addition to our cut to size service, we also offer more bespoke fabrication services including:

Brands

Perspex®, Plexiglass®

Country of Manufacture

UK

Stock sheet sizes

3050mm x 2030mm, 2030mm x 1520mm

Minimum panel size

50mm x 50mm

Maximum panel size

3050mm x 2030mm

Relative density

1.19 g/cm³

Manufacturers thickness tolerance

+/- 10 % plus 0.4mm (e.g. 5mm cast sheet could vary from 4.1mm to 5.9mm)

Cutting tolerance

+/- 1mm

Material protection

Protective film on both sides

Fire rating

UK Class 3 fire rating

Service temperature

-40 to 80°c

Vicat softening temperature

>110°c

Water absorption

0.2%

Material Name/Scientific Name

Poly(methyl methacrylate) "PMMA"

Manufacturers guarantee

10 Year against discolouration

Recyclable

Yes 

Recycled content

Maximum 3%

Colour availability & light transmission
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Standard

Non-standard

Not available

Out of stock

Limited stock

3mm (LT) 5mm (LT)
Blue 727
(5%) (1.5%)
Blue 744
(0.2%)
Blue 750
(2%) (<1%)
Blue 751
(2%) (0.5%)
Green 6205
(7%) (0%)
Green 650
(3.2%)
Green 6643
(2%)
Green 6T81
(15%) (15%)
Grey 9640
Grey 9981
(8%) (2%)
Ivory 133
(29%) (18%)
Orange 363
(4%) (2%)
Red 433
(2%) (1.1%)
Red 440
(2.9%) (1.1%)
Red 4415
(6%)
Red 4494
(0.4%)
Violet 886
(4.3%)
Yellow 229
(19%) (11%)
Yellow 250
(31%) (21%)
Yellow 260
(19%) (12%)
Yellow 261
(29%) (19%)
Pink 4522
Turquoise 7748
(7%)
Black 962
(0%) (0%)
White 069
(9%) (4.6%)

We provide a fast delivery service throughout the UK using recognised Couriers such as Royal Mail, DHL, and Parcel Force.

Delivery prices are calculated based on the length of the longest side of the material ordered i.e. the delivery price of a panel measuring 1500mm x 1000mm would be based on the 1500mm dimension. Only one delivery charge is charged per order regardless of how many items are ordered.

UK Delivery costs

Longest side Standard Delivery Express Delivery Order value for FREE delivery
Samples (100mm x 100mm) £2.95 £9.95 £150
Less than 500mm £5.95 £12.95 £150
500mm to 1499mm £9.95 £19.95 £150
1500mm to 2499mm £14.95 £24.95 £150
2500mm or greater £19.95 £29.95 £300

Standard delivery for all accessories is £7.95, or £12.95 for Express delivery.

All prices listed include VAT.

Delivery Times

Our guidelines for delivery times are listed below:

  • Standard delivery (3-5 working days)
  • Express delivery (2-3 working days)

Express Delivery

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

Next Day Delivery

Next Day delivery is not available via our website due to the volume and bespoke nature 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.

European/EU Delivery

We have temporarily disabled European delivery for orders placed through our website whilst we make changes to ensure that the correct rate of EU VAT is being charged. Our team can however manually process orders so please contact us if you require delivery to the European Union.

Remote Areas

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 fulfill the order. In these extremely rare circumstances, the customer will be contacted first to discuss alternative options.

When delivering to some locations we can incur increased Courier delivery costs. Should delivery be required to one of the locations listed below a remote area supplement will be automatically added to the price of delivery during the checkout process.

Longest side Remote area supplement
Samples (100mm x 100mm) £0.00
Less than 500mm £0.00
500mm to 1499mm £5.00
1500mm to 2499mm £10.00
2500mm or greater £15.00

All prices listed include VAT.

Examples of delivery locations which may incur a remote area supplement are:

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

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

Can I collect my order from Simply Plastics?

Yes, of course. Orders can be collected from our premises in Colchester, Essex. At the final stage of the checkout process there is a delivery option labelled "Collection/pickup" which is free. Once your order is complete, you will be notified by email along with our address and collection times.

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.

What are polished edges?

When we cut an acrylic sheet to size, the saw blade/router toolbit produces a matte finish on the edges of the panel. We use a technique called diamond polishing 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.

You can read more about the techniques used to polish Perspex® in our blog post, The Ultimate Guide to Polishing Perspex®.

Is it possible to cut acrylic sheet myself?

Acrylic sheet can be cut using a circular saw, a jigsaw or any type of saw with a fine tooth blade. We recommend laying the acrylic flat on a firm surface, such as a workbench, and clamping it down before cutting. If you are using clamps to hold the material down, we suggest placing wood between the clamps and acrylic sheet to prevent any damage to the surface of the acrylic. Manufacturer safety precautions should always be followed when using any type of saw. Please read our "how to cut acrylic sheets" blog post for more detailed information.

Is acrylic suitable for laser cutting and engraving?
Acrylic is an extremely versatile material which provides great results when being laser cut or laser engraved. Both extruded and cast acrylic can be laser cut, however extruded acrylic can be left with a slight burr on the edge of the material after laser cutting whereas cast acrylic is left with an extremely smooth edge. Depending on the power of the laser tube it is possible to cut acrylic up to a thickness of 25mm whilst maintaining a square edge. Clear cast acrylic is normally favoured when producing awards and plaques because once engraved it turns a frosty white colour which creates a stunning finish. Certain colours do not react very well when laser cut because the pigment or dye in the acrylic reacts poorly to heat, however the edge discolouration can normally be reduced by modifying settings on the laser such as the cutting speed, the volume of air flow and the amount of power being used.
Can I buy Perspex(R) acrylic sheets near me?

Depending on where you live within the UK, it may be possible to buy acrylic sheets locally, however you should be aware that most of the large DIY retailers will only stock clear acrylic, in a small selection of sizes and thicknesses, which means you'll need the tools to cut it to size at home. The advantage of buying from Simply Plastics is that you can purchase the exact size you require, there will be no wastage and you don't need any tools to cut to size - furthermore, to make it easier we'll deliver it directly to your home or workplace just a few days later. We are based in Colchester, just 30 minutes from London but we deliver right across the UK.

Whats the difference between Plexiglass and Plexiglas®?

These two terms are pronounced the same and spelt almost identically, however, Plexiglass is the genericized trademark or proprietary emponym that has become synonymous with acrylic sheeting in most of Europe and North America whereas Plexiglas® is the brand name for acrylic sheets manufactured by Röhm GmbH in Germany. Whilst Plexiglass has become the generic trademark for acrylic sheets in Europe and North America, the brand name Perspex® is synonymous with acrylic sheeting in the UK.

Whats the difference between Plexiglas® and Perspex®?

Both Plexiglas® (most commonly spelt Plexiglass) and Perspex® are brand names of Acrylic sheet. Röhm GmbH, based in Germany, are the manufacturers of Plexiglas® whereas Perspex® is manufactured in the UK by Perspex International Limited. Both manufacturers supply a wide range of colours and thicknesses. Whilst the brand names Plexiglas® and Perspex® are different, ultimately the acrylic sheet that they manufacture is the same albeit each manufacturer might tweek the formulation to increase or enhance UV-resistance, light transmission or colour.

Which applications are best suited to Cast or Extruded Acrylic?

When deciding whether Cast Acrylic or Extruded Acrylic is best for your project it’s worth considering the specific application and desired finish you hope to achieve. The table below provides some examples of the most suitable type of acrylic sheet to use for specific applications.

  Cast Acrylic Extruded Acrylic
Application
  • Signage
  • Laser cutting (edge finish marginally better on extruded, however Cast does not produce burrs)
  • Laser engraving
  • Cutting i.e. sawing and routing
  • Furniture and interior design
  • Shopfitting
  • Exhibitions
  • POS displays
  • Aquariums
  • Museum Quality Glazing
  • Lighting
  • Cosmetic displays
  • Thermoforming (bending, forming, blowing, vacuum forming)
  • Glazing (greenhouse & sheds)
  • Boxes & Display Cases
  • Replacement Picture Framing Glass (note, UV protective acrylic only available in Cast)

In our experience, whilst some projects/applications will require specific characteristics of either Cast or Extruded Acrylic, in most cases the choice can be made based on either colour, thickness or cost, as below:

  • Clear or Colour: Extruded acrylic is generally only manufactured in clear, black and white and therefore if there is a requirement for any other colour, Cast Acrylic is the only choice.
  • Thickness: Cast acrylic is commonly manufactured in thicknesses up to 100mm whereas extruded is generally available in a maximum thickness of 20mm (Simply Plastics stock up to 50mm in Cast and 10mm in Extruded).
  • Cost: Extruded is marginally cheaper and therefore any requirement for a large quantity of sheets/panels, where the benefits of cast acrylic are not important, is likely to be more cost effective produced in Extruded acrylic.

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