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Difference between PC and PMMA

PMMA Prototype

PC and PMMA material are popular in prototyping,but how to choose the most suitable material for your project?Please see following comparative analysis.

  1. Price:About sheet material price,PMMA is higher than PC.If clients have special requirements,imported PMMA is also a good choice.

  2. Properties: PC was more advantages in heat resistance and toughness.

  3. Surface treatment:Fumigation is often used to make PC clear,but hi-polish is better for PMMA.

  4. Effect: PMMA is more transparent compared to PC. Light transmittance of PMMA can be reached 95%,but only 75% for PC.

All in all,high strength of transparent part,PC is better.PMMA is best for nice appearance.

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