Acrylic sheet exhibits glass-like qualities—clarity, brilliance, and transparency—but at half the weight and many times the impact resistance of glass form.
Acrylic sheet is used in everything from windows and wall partitions to lighting fixtures and canopies. Acrylic for Transportation Applications– Acrylic is used throughout the transportation industry in instrument panels, windows, windshields, and mirrors
Acrylic is very lightweight, and is approximately half the weight of a similar glass panel. Acrylic is 6 to 17 times more impact resistant than a similar-sized sheet of glass. It is difficult to shatter acrylic, and it is more likely to crack under immense impact or pressure.