Acrylic Balls

Acrylic Balls (Lucite, Plexiglass) has high optical quality and tensile strength. It also has a high resistance to heat distortion and has a highly polished finish.


Physical Properties

Specific Gravity 1.19
Water Absorbtion (Method A, 24hr)% 0.3
Tensile Strength at Yield, 100 psi 10.5
Elongated at Yield, % 5
Elastic Modulus In Tension, 10 to the 5th power psi 4.3
Flexural Strength in Tension, 10 to the 5th power psi 15
Elastic Modulus in Flexure, 10 to the 5th power psi 4.5
Compressive Strength at Yield, 1000 psi 17
Rockwell Hardness (Method A) M96
Maximum Service Temperature in °F 185
Natural Color Clear
Color Possibilities —–
Clarity transparent

The information on this web site is intended for guidance only. Since we gathered technical data from various technical sources, the actual mechanical and physical properties will vary from one lot of material to the next. Therefore, we accept no liability for deficiencies or damages arising from the use of this data, and customers should determine the suitability of a material or product by conducting practical tests under realistic conditions.