Marcryl in laser test

Laser cutting of high quality acrylic sheets

Marcryl FS is a product of the Northern Irish company Brett Martin. It is a high-quality acrylic with a glossy surface, which not only impresses with ints special clarity but also with excellent durability. With only half of the weight of glass, Macryl is suitable for the use in the display sector or industry.

eurolaser has now had a closer look at Marcryl. The material was tested in the in-house application laboratory with regard to the properties during laser processing.

Benefits of cutting Macryl with CO₂ lasers:

  • Smooth and clear cut edges
  • Consistently good cutting accuracy and quality of laser cuts
  • Fine details and inner contours
  • More flexibility for laser cutting than routing or sawing
  • Option of laser marking or engraving
  • Contactless cut prevents material damage or even breakage
  • No chips while cutting
  • No wear-out or tool wear
  • Very low material waste

Scope of application

Due to its properties, Marcryl is mainly used for print & display as well as in postpress. The possible uses range from illuminated and unlit advertising media to menu boards and poster covers to furniture. Marcryl is also increasingly used in interior construction projects, traffic noise barriers and glazing. Depending on your needs, Marcryl is available in different widths, thicknesses and color variants in order to provide the right solution for every need.

Properties of Marcryl:

  • Good light diffusion thanks to up to 92% light transmission
  • Excellent thermoformability
  • High scratch resistance and the possibility of removing existing scratches by polishing
  • Lighter than glass
  • Good thermal insulation
  • UV-resistant
  • High breaking strength

eurolaser tested the suitability for laser cutting of the material Marcryl:

Suitability for laser cutting: excellentlysuitable

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