Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by EugeneSF, San Francisco, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:42 (291 days ago)

I am looking to buy a 1/4" thick piece of plexi/acrylic and have it cut to size.
Are there any shops that have this in Zihuatanejo?
Thanks.

Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by Canada1, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:00 (291 days ago) @ EugeneSF

I am looking to buy a 1/4" thick piece of plexi/acrylic and have it cut to size.
Are there any shops that have this in Zihuatanejo?
Thanks.

Just my experience but the plexi will definitely cost less, glass for sure will have a longer life with no warping from the heat, as well plexi will show weathering and abrasions much more.

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Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:47 (291 days ago) @ Canada1

Plexiglas (acrylic plastic) should not warp from the heat. It won't shatter as easily as glass, because it's softer and more flexible than glass. Because it's softer, it will scratch fairly easily, so use only a soft cloth to clean it; never paper towels.

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Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by EugeneSF, San Francisco, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:51 (291 days ago) @ frostbite

I'm well aware of the properties of plexi/acrylic.
Thanks for the info......but I need as supplier if there is one in town.

Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by suztamasopo @, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11:59 (291 days ago) @ EugeneSF

Last year we looked long and hard for this item and found nothing. We ended up bringing it down form USA.

Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by Canada1, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 13:28 (291 days ago) @ frostbite

Last summer had a 2' x 1' x 1/4" warp up here in Alberta.

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Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by frostbite ⌂ @, Hamilton MT, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 15:54 (291 days ago) @ Canada1

Interesting. I was in the forming and fabricating business for 5 years and never heard of any problems.

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Acrylic/plexiglass in Zihuatanejo

by Talley Ho @, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 12:18 (291 days ago) @ EugeneSF

I'd check with Vidrios y Aluminios Diana, behind La Papa Loca. They are the go to people for glass, screens, mirrors, all that stuff. If it's available here, they either will have it or know who does. If it's not available here, they will know that too.

Vidrios y Aluminios Diana
Del Palmar 18, Centro, 40890 Zihuatanejo, Gro
755 100 6007