Polymethylmethacrylate or Polymethyl methacrylate is the chemical name of a transparent thermoplastic that is commonly manufactured into sheets of various dimensions and thicknesses.
For the chemists out there, the full chemical name is:
It is also referred to as:
- PMMA (PolyMethlMethAcrylate)
Because of its similarity to glass, acrylic is commonly called acrylic glass.
Some of the brand names of acrylic glass are: