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Can you cut acrylic with a chop saw?
Last Updated: 18th March, 2020
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Also know, can you cut acrylic with a saw?
Sheet acrylic plastic is a versatile, glasslike construction material that can be cut or shaped for a wide variety of items. Straight cuts of acrylic sheet can be made on an ordinary circular-blade table saw, but completing a successful cut requires care and attention.
Additionally, what do you cut plexiglass with? You can use a jigsaw to make straight cuts as well as rounded cuts so it's a good option if you need to cut a specific shape or a circular piece out of a sheet of plexiglass. Use an uncoated blade with fine teeth to cut plexiglass.
Thereof, what kind of saw blade do you use to cut plexiglass?
For best results with Plexiglas® MC acrylic sheet, circular saw blades should be the largest diameter possible and contain 60 carbide-tipped teeth with a triple-chip-tooth design. Teeth should be shaped with a 5° to 10° positive rake angle and have sharp cutting edges with adequate clearance.
What is the difference between acrylic and plexiglass?
The biggest difference is in their ductility, acrylic is "softer" than plexiglass and more forgiving under stress. 2.They are the same thing. Plexiglass is just a trade name. In other words, it's just what they call it.