Plastic sheets and acrylic sheets are made of strong, durable plastic or plastic-like materials that are suitable for various applications and are available as either plain or perforated form. Plastic sheets are typically used across a wide range of industries such as:DIYConstruction IndustryFood TechnologyMechanical EngineeringElectronics IndustryAutomotive IndustryAircraft and Aerospace TechnologyThere are a variety of different coloured or clear plastic sheets, all available in different lengths and widths. RS offers a range of high-quality plastic sheeting in many different sizes and thicknesses, as well as being able to be cut to the required size.
Types of Plastic Sheet
RS offers a range of clear and coloured plastic sheets in a variety of materials such as acrylic, PTFE, PETG a quick guide below will help you pick the right type:Polycarbonate sheets
known as plastic roofing sheets, or polycarbonate roofing sheets, these are lightweight as well as being impact resistant. These plastic sheets can be used in everyday items and projects including many roofing applications.Perspex Sheets
also known as Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) sheets, or acrylic sheeting is a transparent thermoplastic which is a hard-plastic sheet often used as an alternative to glass due to it being strong, shatter-proof, and lightweight. These sheets of Perspex can be used in numerous applications.PVC sheets
also known as Polyvinyl chloride come in two forms, rigid and flexible. Rigid form is used for pipes such as water and waste pipes, plastic cladding, conservatories, and window frames. Flexible forms are used in plumbing, electrical cable installation, flooring, signage, and inflatable products. It is one of the most widely used plastics in everyday items, due to it being a low-cost, lightweight, and a strong material.Polypropylene Sheeting
(PP) is a fantastic option that has excellent chemical resistance, low water absorption and good electrical insulating properties.Plastic sheeting roll
is widely used within construction to cover windows, doors, and flooring, as it is a vapour retarder. Polyethene sheets can be used to seal off rooms and cover materials to protect against dust or water.Perforated plastic Sheets
come in a range of hole layouts, hole sizes, open area percentages and pattern numbers. They are suitable for a wide range of applications.