Acrylic

Plexiglas® G-IG

This impact grade (IG) material has been specifically created for those types of sheet applications where transparency, high impact strength and excellent chemical resistance/outdoor weathering are required.

An impact modified version of Plexiglas® G acrylic sheet, Plexiglas G-IG impact acrylic sheet offers added performance properties to our cell cast line of products. This impact grade (IG) material has been specifically created for those types of sheet applications where transparency, high impact strength and excellent chemical resistance/outdoor weathering are required.

Plexiglas® G-IG impact acrylic sheet is a premium cell cast acrylic sheet that satisfies the requirements of nearly all high performance applications including motorcycle windscreens, marine parts, glazing, signs and skylights. The material is nearly four times tougher than Plexiglas® G acrylic sheet and can be fabricated exactly like standard cast acrylic. Plexiglas® G-IG impact acrylic sheet meets the requirements of ANSI Z26.1-1996, AS7 and FMVSS 205 for motorcycle windscreens. The product offering includes a broad range of colorless and colored options, including whites.

Plexiglas® G-IG impact acrylic sheet — the perfect solution to applications requiring higher standards in tough environments.

  • Nearly four times tougher than standard acrylic
  • High performance cell cast acrylic sheet
  • Exceptional optical clarity
  • Weather resistant
  • Lightweight – half the weight of glass
  • Formable to complex shapes
  • Machinable and durable

Plexiglas G-IG impact acrylic sheet is a versatile impact acrylic sheet that has a number of residential, commercial, industrial and professional uses. It combines the strength of impact modified cast acrylic sheet with excellent chemical resistance and outdoor weathering.

The attached chart shows the physical property comparison between standard Plexiglas® G acrylic sheet and Plexiglas® G-IG impact acrylic sheet.

Availability:

Thicknesses
0.118” through 0.472"

Sheet Sizes
48", 60" and 72" by 96"
(4', 5' and 6' x 8')

Colors
Available in a broad range of colors including colorless, 2404 and 2370 bronze, 3030 green and 7508 white with a blue/blue masking.

Pricing
Colors quoted upon request.

1/4" Thickness ASTM Method Units Plexiglas® G Cast Acrylic Sheet Plexiglas® G-IG
Impact Grade Cast Acrylic Sheet
Specific Gravity D-792 g/cm3 1.19 1.19
Optical
Refractive Index D-542 N/A 1.49 1.49
Transmission D-1003 % 92.0 92.0
Haze D-1003 % 1.0 1.0
Impact
Dynatup
1st break energy D-3763 ft-lb 1.0 3.9
Total energy D-3763 ft-lb 3.4 5.0
Notched Izod (73 ° F) D-256 ft-lbs/in 0.4 0.5
Hardness
Rockwell M-scale D-785 M-scale
(10kg min load)
101 97
Chemical Resistance
Craze Test - 75% IPA 0.8% cont. strain Time > 600 s > 600 s
Flextural
Stress at Max. D-790 PSI 16,600 15,100
Flexural Modulus D-790 PSI 457,000 409,000
Tensile
Strength at Break D-638 PSI 10,000 9,900
Elongation at Break D-638 % 4.0 8.0
Tensile Modulus D-638 PSI 487,000 445,000
Vicat Softening
Temperature D-1525 °F (1kg Load) 248 250
D-1525 °F (5 kg Load) 236 239
Heat Deflection
Temperature (°F) D-648 °F (264 PSI) 221 225