How to Cut Plexiglass?
So, have you ever heard about plexiglass? What is plexiglass actually? If you have that kind of question, plexiglass is a substance which is clear and made from acrylic and commonly used in place of glass. The thing also called with soft acrylic which has meaning that plexiglass is sensible to heat compared to other harder acrylic materials. So, just in case you are now (or you will have it later) having a project with plexiglass and don’t really know what to do for cutting it, then here in this article I will show you the ways of how to cut plexiglass. Are you ready floks? Let’s roll!
First thing you need to take is a rule in order to get the desired plexiglass’ thickness determined. Use saw blade with more teeth in order to get the maximal result since plastic is different from wooden materials (this is for reducing the chipping risk). You can search on the net about the most suitable plastic saw blade for your project. Since you have measured the thickness that you want to cut with ruler before, now it’s time for starting the project. Do it carefully and avoid chipping result. Beforehand, you will need to get the most suitable blade for your saw and if I may recommend you, a circular or table saw will be the best for your project.
Put safety beforehand by using goggles and also gloves for protecting your hands. Now it’s time to get your project done. Be careful when cutting it, make sure there is no much chipping in your work. After cutting it, get it (the cut area) smoothed using sandpaper and then your plexiglass is ready. If you really have no knowledge at all about cutting anything or doing any home project, it’s better for hiring pros for getting the job done.