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A brief talk on the application of acrylic in bathroom

- Jul 07, 2018 -

Acrylic in the field of sanitary ware is still a new type of material, acrylic price, acrylic toilet and bathtub is also lack of standards. The noun explains the Chinese name of acrylic Acrylic in English. The literal translation is plexiglass, the chemical name is polymethyl methacrylate. As an early development of the first thermoplastic plastic, acrylic has better transparency, chemical stability, molding methods are casting, injection, extrusion, thermoforming and other processes. Acrylic materials are widely used in color mask, aircraft and boat and window glass, daily necessities, bathroom supplies, kitchen supplies and so on. The research and development of acrylic.

It has a history of more than 100 years ago. Acrylic light box 1948 the world's first acrylic bathtub was born. In China, acrylic materials were applied in the bathroom field in the 90s of last century, and gradually become a replacement material for cast iron and ceramics. Advantages and disadvantages: acrylic bathroom products slow heat transfer, so good heat preservation, contact with the body without ice cold feeling. Compared with cast iron or steel bathtub, it has a kind of warmth and softness, so it is suitable for bathtub products. Besides, it has good gloss, light weight, easy installation of acrylic mirror, rich shape and color changes, low price and so on.

Disadvantages: poor resistance to high temperature; poor pressure resistance; no wear resistance, no easy repair after scratch; surface aging, hardness reduction or discoloration; water injection noise is larger. Acrylic surface is not as smooth as ceramic and enamel surface. It does not have self-cleaning function. It can easily stain dirt. Therefore, acrylic materials are not suitable for toilets with very high frequency. Acrylic bathtub is very common in the furniture building material market, acrylic beads acrylic material of the number of sanitary ware? What kind of material is filled in the interior of its products.


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