Acrylic: A rigid, thermoplastic material, available in transparent, translucent and opaque forms. Its characteristics include optical clarity and exceptional UV resistance. We often use it to create awards, plaques and signs. It can be laser engraved. It’s also known under various brand names such as Plexiglass and Lucite.
Acrylic sheets are durable and is a safer substitute for traditional glass, they are usually colorless and transparent. But also available in different colors (tinted or opaque) and frosted.