How To Cut Acrylic Roof Panels Without Breaking – Acrylic is a clear, tough plastic used for a variety of construction purposes. It is often replace glass because it is impact resistant and lightweight. Thin sheets of acrylic are also used as the ceiling to cover the lamps and fixtures. When you install an acrylic roof panel, you need to cut it in a certain size. Fortunately, acrylic ceiling panels are thin and cut them requires only basic cutting tools.
Add acrylic roof panels of a flat, sturdy table. If the panel has a decorative side, check that it is facing down. Add a tape to the panel to determine where you should cut it on. Place a straight edge on the desired cutting place and a dry erase marker to draw a cut line on the panel.
Keep the straight edge and hold firmly with the hand. Place the blade of a utility knife along the side of the straight edge and press down when you pull it all the way along the cut line to cut acrylic roof panels. Re cut panel seven or eight times with the same method aside the straight edge and utility knife. Move panel acyclic to the edge of the table until the pink line hanging with 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Place one hand firmly on the top panel acrylic. Understanding the overhanging edge with the other hand and snap it down firmly to break it off of the panel.