Acrylic development and latest application
- Dec 01, 2018 -

Acrylic, common name special treatment plexiglass. The research and development of acrylic has a history of more than 100 years.The polymerization of acrylic acid was discovered in 1872.The polymerization of methacrylic acid was known in 1880.In 1901, the synthesis of propylene polypropionate was completed.In 1927, the aforesaid synthesis method was used to attempt industrial manufacturing;In 1937, the industrial manufacturing of methyl ester was successfully developed, which led to large-scale manufacturing.

During world war ii, due to the excellent strength, toughness and light transmittance of acrylic, it was first applied to the windshield of aircraft and the view mirror of the cab of tank drivers.

1948 the birth of the world's first acrylic bath, marking the application of acrylic entered a new milestone.

The latest application

Acrylic furniture

Acrylic furniture appeared in Europe at the earliest development in the 1990s, to the 21st century acrylic furniture has obtained considerable development, high-end hotels, villas can see acrylic furniture in the home decoration field interpretation of the classic beauty.

Since 1920 Germany Rohm & Haas (Rohm & Haas) company produced the first acrylic sheet, the application of acrylic is more and more extensive acrylic furniture appeared in Germany at the earliest.

In 1941, a German arts and crafts designers in the design of jewelry when sudden feeling, if can acrylic as the material of furniture that must be very perfect, so the design of a model using acrylic tea table design drawings, and tea table made out in three days later, and he originally intended appearance is perfect only the lack of structure design, thus yakeli furniture was born.

Acrylic can also be used to make environmental buttons. Because of its high transmittance, the buttons shine brightly. At the same time because its hardness is strong and not easily broken, so it can achieve the effect of long-term use.

The furniture on the market USES the traditional material such as woodiness material, metal material, glass material to make mostly, the furniture that this kind of material makes exists cost tall, not environmental protection, craft is complex wait for a problem.

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