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Frequently Asked Questions

About PLEXIGLAS® Molding Compounds
Which types of steel can be used for extrusion molds?
In principle, all types of high-gloss steel can be used. We recommend chromium steel owing to its better resistance to corrosion. For detailed information, please refer to our product information sheet "Steel Grades ex." . 

Which types of steel can be used for injection molds?
In principle, all types of high-gloss steel can be used. We recommend chromium steel owing to its better resistance to corrosion. For detailed information, please refer to our product information sheet "Steel Grades sp." .

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The Business Unit Performance Polymers of Evonik is a worldwide manufacturer of PMMA molding compounds sold under the PLEXIGLAS® trademark on the European, Asian, African and Australian Continent and under the trademark ACRYLITE® in the Americas.