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About PLEXIGLAS® Molding Compounds

Frequently Asked Questions

Which PLEXIGLAS® standard molding compounds are most frequently used for injection molding?

Which PLEXIGLAS® standard molding compounds are most frequently used for extrusion?


Which are the most frequently used impact-modified PLEXIGLAS® molding compounds?

PLEXIGLAS® Resist zk4BR, PLEXIGLAS® Resist zk5BR 

What is the light transmission of PLEXIGLAS® molding compound in the UV (ultraviolet) range?

Most of our colored molding compound grades are light-absorbing in the range from 250 to 380 nm (UV range). In transparent grades, the UV transmission depends on the grade. PLEXIGLAS® 7N is UV-transmitting in the range from 250 to 380 nm, whereas PLEXIGLAS® 8N absorbs almost all UV light. 

We will be pleased to provide corresponding transmission diagrams on request. Please use our contact form. 


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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.