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Frequently Asked Questions

Are volume discounts available?
Yes! We encourage and reward larger orders as a means of keeping our cost and yours to a minimum.

How long will it take to receive my order?
Lead times can vary from item to item due to a variety of factors. Acryl design provides and confirms lead times at the time of order acknowledgement. Acryl design strives to achieve the highest On-Time Delivery possible.

Do you install?
Yes we provide a full installation service Call to confirm

Do you ship?
We can coordinate shipping for you to anywhere with an outside shipping or courier company for a nominal fee. We do not have our own delivery trucks.

Are there different types of plastic?
Yes there are many different types of plastics Acrylic, Polycarbonate, Petg, Polyethylene, Polypropylene etc… Acryl design has over 30 years of working with plastics and can suggest what materials will work best for your application

What types of edge finishes are available?
The following edge finishes are available:

  • Saw cut
  • Jointed edge $
  • Scraped edge $
  • Bull nosed edge $$
  • Flame polished edges $$$
  • Sand and hand polish edge $$$$

Do you cut to size acrylic sheets?
We will cut or router parts to any dimension you may require

What form of Payment do you take?
We take Cash, cheque, Visa & Master card

Do you have a minimum order?
Minimum order for cut to size is $25.00 Minimum order for fabrication is $50.00

I’d like to email a drawing. What file formats do you prefer?
Ideally we require an AutoCAD file such as a DXF or DWG. we can also accept vector format files from most graphics packages AI , EPS CDR. If you are unsure please phone and we would be happy to help you out.
How big are sheets of Acrylic?
Sheet sizes vary; the standard sizes are 4ft x 8ft, 5ft x 8ft & 4ft x10ft Larger sheets are available please call to confirm availability

What thicknesses are available?
We carry 1/16″, 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 3/4″ & 1″

What colours are available?
Clear, white & black are standard colors. There are many different colors available on special order. Call to confirm availability.

Can you provide precision parts?
With over 30 years of precision plastics experience Acryl Design Ltd. is best utilized during the project design phase, assisting with design , feasibility & cost We will be happy to have our experienced design staff assist you with creating the product you require Our capabilities are many and may be able to achieve tolerances that other plastic companies cannot

Can you print on plastics?
We have a full service print shop in house allowing us to digitally print directly on most substrates; we also can apply a wide variety of vinyl colors Please contact us for more information

Do you produce parts for the medical industry?
Yes we can, please contact us for more information

Can you create items in 3-D?
Yes we can provide 3-D routering, please contact us for more information

I need a display with lighting
We specialize in lighting projects we create, contact us to arrange a meeting with one of our designers for more information

Can you engrave?
We are able to engrave on many substrates, please contact us for more information

How does acrylic compare to glass?
.125″ thickness of acrylic is 2 to 3 times more impact resistant than double strength window glass, 4 to 5 times more impact resistant than wire glass or other glasses. A .250″ thickness of acrylic is 9 to 10 times more impact resistant than wire or other glasses. Acrylic is stronger, more impact resistant, lighter in weight, won’t shatter, is easier to fabricate, and can be easily formed.

How does acrylic compare to other plastics in strength?
Polycarbonate is strongest, followed by PETG/PET, impact modified acrylic sheet, then general-purpose acrylic sheet.

What type of facilities do you have?
We have a full range of production equipment including 3 axis routers, 2 axis routers, flatbed UV printers, roll to roll printer, laminator, vacuum former, etc

What are your hours?
We are open Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm CST and are available outside those hours by appointment.

How big is your facility?
We have 15,000 square feet of production area

What are you minimum and maximum order quantities?
We perform prototyping services so we can manufacture one unit or small order amounts. We also do production services and can handle virtually any quantity. We can manage projects and co-ordinate between facilities & cub-contractors if required.

What services do you provide?
We work with you as you need our services. We can design, draw, graphic, prototype, manufacture, produce, assemble, kit and ship. We are happy to work with you on one, all or some of the services as required by you.