Lexan® is the brand name for polycarbonate. This plastic sheeting is durable, heat resistant and so impact resistant that some “bulletproof” glass is made of Lexan®. Lexan® is ideal for applications which are more demanding and where there is a higher risk of breakage. It comes in a variety of thicknesses and Nashua Glass can cut to your specifications.
Laminated glass consists of two or more sheets of safety glass held together with a sheet of bonding plastic. When broken, bonding plastic holds glass in place. Laminated glass is used in storefronts, skylights, and glass doors, and is ideal with its use and locations risks impact between persons and glass.
Plexiglas® is the brand name for acrylic. It is scratch resistant and UV resistant, but is quite durable and comes in a variety of shades and hues. Plexiglas® is also available in a variety of thicknesses and can be easily formed to the needs of the buyer. This type of glass is used for door glass, table tops, storm windows, countertops, display cases, and many other varieties of applications.