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SHOW HISTORY

DOING IT RIGHT SINCE 1950

The Plaskolite success story spans six decades. See how it all began.

1951

Plastic drinking straws gave us our first taste of success.

1952

Plaskolite introduces the "lifetime fly swatter," the must-have accessory for every front porch.

1954

As fluorescent lighting fixtures become popular, Plaskolite begins extruding prismatic patterned lenses.

1960

Remember the hula hoop craze? Plaskolite manufactured hula hoops in the early sixties.

1970

Plaskolite begins producing smooth acrylic sheets for storm doors and windows; it's much safer than plate glass.

1974

Plaskolite builds its first polymer plant, enabling us to produce our own pellets for sheet production.

1994

With the purchase of MIR-ACRYL, Plaskolite begins producing mirrored acrylic sheet; security mirrors; and hard-coated acrylic sheet products.

1996

Plaskolite acquires Continental Acrylics, a specialty polymers business.

1997

The acquisition of RAM PRODUCTS' flat sheet business enables Plaskolite to begin production of 19 acrylic mirror colors.

2000

In August, Plaskolite completes construction on a state-of-the-art 245,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Zanesville, Ohio.

2006

Plaskolite acquired Bunker Plastics, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate mirror; formed security and transportation mirror; and performance enhancement plastic coatings.

2007

Plaskolite acquires the continuously processed acrylic sheet division of Lucite International, including manufacturing plants in Olive Branch, Miss., and Monterrey, Mexico.

2012

Plaskolite acquires the North American VIVAK® line of PETG sheet from Bayer MaterialScience LLC.

2014

Plaskolite acquires the mirror sheet product line
from SPECCHIDEA s.r.l. of Torino, Italy.

FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror

Sheet

For both excellent durability and special design needs, FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror is an ideal choice. Available in prismatic and Non-Glare patterns, FABBACK provides the industry’s toughest protective back coating, which protects against scratching during fabrication. FABBACK Textured Acrylic Mirror is available in a 48" x 96" sheet size and .125" thickness.

Stock & Non-Stock Patterns

Product Details

Stock item

  • Thickness: .125" - .125"
  • Width: 5" - 48"
  • Length: 10" - 96"
Item # Finishes Thickness (in.) Size (in.) Sq. Ft. Pack Qty. Skid Qty. Masking
C100607M PL-21 Prismatic .125 48" x 96" 32 N/A 80 No Masking
C100683M Non-Glare .125 48" x 96" 32 N/A 80 No Masking
  • Decorative mirror patterns
  • Shatter-resistant
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PhysicalTest methodUnitsFABBACK
Specific Gravity/Relative DensityASTM D-7921.19
Water AbsorptionASTM D-570% By wt0.4
MechanicalTest methodUnitsFABBACK
Tensile StrengthASTM D-638psi**11,030
Tensile Modulus of Elasticity--psi**490,000
Flexural StrengthASTM D-790psi**17,000
Izod Impact Strength – Molded NotchASTM D-256ft-lb/in Notch**0.4
Rockwell HardnessASTM D-785**M-95
ThermalTest methodUnitsFABBACK
Maximum Recommended Continuous Service Temperature°F160
Softening Temperature°F210-220
Melting Temperature°F300-315
Deflection Temperature @ 264 psi (1.8 MPa)ASTM D-648°F203
Deflection Temperature @ 66 psi (0.45 MPa)ASTM D-648°F207
Coefficient of Thermal ExpansionASTM D-696in/(in-°F ) x 10-53.0
Flammability (Burning Rate)ASTM D-635In/minute1.019
Smoke Density RatingASTM D-2843%3.4
Self-Ignition TemperatureASTM D-1929°F833

**Applicable to the acrylic substrate

These suggestions and data are based on information we believe to be reliable. They are offered in good faith, but without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use are beyond our control. We recommend that the prospective user determine the suitability of our materials and suggestions before adopting them on a commercial scale.

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