Acrylic in the Health Care

Acrylic is a popular material in the Health Care industry because of its optical clarity, it being easy to clean, its durability, flexibility and strength.

Acrylic is commonly used in the manufacturing of medical devices such as prosthetics, surgical instruments and laboratory equipment. It is such a versatile that can be bent, molded and shaped into all sorts of intricate medical supplies for health care workers to use daily.

It is an excellent material for safety screens as it can be built in different sizes and with various design options (flat pack, counter-standing, hanging, floor standing). It is necessary to stop the spread of airborne illnesses, specifically prone in the medical setting, such as germs passed on through coughing, sneezing or speaking. View our Safety Screen Catalogue.

Medical furniture can also be manufactured using acrylic. This is because it is a transparent material that is strong, durable and easy to clean. Medical furniture includes examination tables, cabinets and many more.

Laboratory equipment such as test tubes, pipettes and petri dishes are typically made from acrylic because the transparency allows the viewer to easily observe and conduct experiments. The material is perfect for strong, long-lasting medical and scientific apparatus.

It is also a material used in dental applications which include creating dentures as well as holders and ones dentures.