Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic Details
One of the advantages of our dark red acrylic mirrored sheets is its deep, bold and vibrant colour. The red tint can add a pop of colour and energy to any space, making it an excellent choice for creative projects and design features. Additionally, it is shatter-resistant, lightweight, and easy to handle, making it a safer and more convenient alternative to glass mirrors. Coloured Mirrored Acrylic is a popular choice for those looking to add a touch of bold colour and energy to their projects.
Perspex® Mirrored Acrylic products feature the industry's most resilient backing, guaranteeing optimal protection for your mirror. They are also perfectly suited not just for indoor applications but also as acrylic garden mirrors in outdoor settings. Built to withstand UV exposure and harsh weather conditions, our Perspex® sheets remain resistant to discolouration over time. Cleaning and maintenance are effortless, requiring only warm soapy water and a microfibre cloth.
When you choose to purchase from Cut My, exceptional customer service, prompt delivery, and expert cutting techniques are our standard. Our cutting tolerance is maintained at +/- 1mm which ensures precise results. If you are looking for a standard mirror glass alternative, we also provide silver mirrored sheets. Additionally, If mirrored finishes are not what you are looking for, feel free to explore our coloured acrylic range too. To help you find the ideal colour or finish, we provide the option to order a sample before finalizing your order.
For installation, we suggest using a hard board and an adhesive designed to be used with mirrors, the adhesive must be non-solvent and applied evenly to the surface with a roller. See our mirror fitting guide to learn more. Some distortion may still occur due to the nature of acrylic mirrors, the distortion of the acrylic mirror is a characteristic of this product and is not a manufacturing issue.
Using an adhesive on the acrylic mirror sheet and using an MDF backing is the most common choice for both ease and simplicity, providing a professional, smooth finish and most importantly, a secure fit.
Please note that the larger the mirror the higher the chance of a distorted image being reflected, to avoid this we recommend fixing to an 18mm MDF backing and ensuring the mirror is installed fully flush to the MDF or a completely smooth wall. We strongly advise that you use a trained professional to install your mirrors in order to maintain high-quality reflection.
Acrylic mirrors are more flexible than traditional glass mirrors and need to be perfectly flat to prevent distortion. For installation, we suggest using a hard board such as MDF and an adhesive designed to be used with mirrors, the adhesive must be non-solvent and applied evenly to the surface with a roller. See our mirror fitting guide to learn more.
Some distortion may still occur due to the nature of acrylic mirrors, the distortion of the acrylic mirror is a characteristic of this product and is not a manufacturing issue.
Please note you are purchasing mirrored acrylic, there is no frame or mount included.
To install our mirrored acrylic, you only require either an appropriate drill bit or adhesive glue. While we do strongly advise that you use a professional to install your mirrors, we have also provided a DIY guide for how to install your mirror. We do also recommend that if you are intending on getting the mirror to look flat, it is backed on an engineered flat, and strong surface, such as our 18mm MDF.
Pink Mirrored Acrylic Applications
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Key Features Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® Sheets
With shatter-resistant properties, our Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets have 10 times the impact resistance compared to traditional mirrors. Due to their strong durability, they also make a great addition outside of the home, such as a garden feature. In addition to its shatter-resistant properties, it is a safer mirror to have around children and/or pet-friendly home.
As a far cheaper alternative to traditional mirrors, our Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic offers the same clear reflection and provides better durability.
Keeping your Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic clean and hygienic is also easier to maintain than a mirror, as all that is required is warm soapy water and a microfibre cloth.
Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets weigh half as much as an equivalent glass mirror, making installation, transportation, and handling an easier option.
With both UV and weather resistance, our Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets can withstand the most severe of weather conditions, making them fantastic alternatives to glass garden mirrors.
Our Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® can easily be cut and drilled by us to suit your requirements.
Mirrored Acrylic Guides
Red Mirrored Acrylic Specifications
|Finish||Mirrored - Red|
|Maximum Sheet Size||2440mm x 1220mm|
|Minimum Sheet Size||100mm x 50mm|
|Flammability||UK Class 4 Fire Rating|
|Manufacturers Tolerances||+/- 10% plus 0.4mm (e.g. 5mm cast sheet could vary from 4.1mm to 5.9mm)|
|Cutting Tolerances||+/- 1mm|
Frequently Asked Questions
How should Dark Red Acrylic Mirrors be mounted?
To install our Dark Red Mirrored acrylic, you only require either an appropriate drill bit or adhesive glue. While we do strongly advise that you use a professional to install your mirrors, we have also provided a DIY guide for how to back your mirror. We recommend that any Dark Red Mirrored acrylic sheets ordered above the size of 1m2 should be ordered to a minimum thickness of 5mm and will require a suitable backing, in order to provide a high-quality finish.
What is the difference between Acrylic and Glass Mirrors?
Made from plastic, Perspex® mirrors are lighter and stronger than glass. Making them a durable impact-resistant alternative.
Can Acrylic Mirrors be used outside?
Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets have both UV and weather resistance, meaning that they can withstand the most severe of weather conditions, and as such can be used outdoors.
Can Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic be used in bathrooms?
Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets weigh half as much as an equivalent glass mirror, making installation, transportation, and handling an easier option. They have all the same reflective properties as glass mirrors, so are an inexpensive option for bathrooms.
How do you clean Acrylic Dark Red Mirrored Sheets?
Keeping your Dark Red Mirrored acrylic clean and hygienic is also easier to maintain than a mirror, as all that is required is warm soapy water and a microfibre cloth
How do you get scratches out of Acrylic Mirrors?
You can easily remove light scratches from mirrors with a microfibre cloth and some high-quality polish. Following the instructions on the polish, the scratches will be removed using small circular motions.
Are Acrylic Mirrors cheaper than glass?
Though perceived to be more expensive than glass, acrylic mirrors are often priced similarly in relative to dimensions, and in some cases can be a cheaper option.
What’s the difference between Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® and Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic?
Perspex® is a brand of acrylic plastic. They are the same.
Can I get samples of any of your Acrylic sheets?
You can request samples of any of our products: When on the store page for the material you are interested in, first select the thickness you want, then scroll down and find the "Request Sample" button. This will add one sample unit to the shopping cart. Make sure to check your shopping cart before checking out.
Acrylic samples come as 10cm squares and are intended to let you see the colour or finish in real life. For coloured acrylic, sometimes we won't have sample stock of the exact thickness you ask for, but you'll still get the right colours. Clear and tinted samples will always be the correct thickness as the thickness can be important for the properties of the product.
Is Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® heat resistant?
Perspex® sheets will melt at high temperatures or from exposure to direct flames. The melting point for Extruded Perspex® is 80̊C so they cannot withstand extreme temperatures.
How can I cut Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic sheets?
While it is possible to cut Acrylic Sheets yourself, we do suggest that you request it cut to size before ordering as we can expertly and safely meet your requirements. We use a variety of tools here at Cut My, including saws, routers and lasers and our staff have plenty of safety equipment and knowledge of the correct techniques for cutting acrylic sheets. If you must cut acrylic sheets yourself, you will need a skill saw with an acrylic blade or a router to prevent chipping.
How do I attach Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® sheets to other materials?
Dark Red Mirrored Perspex® can be attached to other materials using a variety of methods, including screws and adhesives. The specific method used would depend on the intended application and the materials being joined.
Is Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic recyclable?
Dark Red Mirrored Acrylic is recyclable, however, as it’s not bio-degradable the process is not as easy as putting it in your recycle bin or taking it to a bottle bank. Some recycling centres will take plastic acrylic sheets. You can also re-use Perspex® by cutting larger sheets into small pieces and forming them into other products.