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Score the acrylic along the edge of the ruler where you want to cut. Make several firm passes along it with a scoring tool to mark the cutting line. Position the mirror so the scored line is hanging over the edge of the table. ... Keep pressing down on the scored portion of acrylic until the piece breaks away
Mirrors may be drilled with a commercial power drill without hammer action. We recommend using a drill bit designed for acrylic or steel. When drilling holes it is always advisable to have a piece of scrap wood underneath the acrylic so you have something to drill through into.
Due to the nature of the product acrylic mirrors can reflect a distorted reflection in any mirror size and is more prominent with larger pieces as the material is more flexible
Acrylic also adapts well to different temperatures, so it's great for a variety of applications in and around your home, or for commercial spaces. With the right care, acrylic mirrors can last in great condition for up to 20 years.
Acrylic will become bendable at 143 °C to 163 °C. Bending should be done at the coldest possible temperature requiring gentle force to make the bend. 3mm mirror should become pliable enough to bend within 20 to 25 seconds.
Acrylic Mirrors are prone to scratches and chips in the mirror coating. Proper maintenance is a must to keep it looking amazing.
To get the maximum life out of your plexiglass, never, ever use cleaning solution that contains ammonia to clean your plastic. Cleaners such as Windex or 409 will do more harm than good. Use only products specifically recommended for cleaning acrylic such as Novus #1 or Brillianize, and a soft cloth