Clear Round & Square Acrylic Tube

Acrylic tube is rigid, lightweight, and hollow. Acrylic tubes are available in a range of diameters and wall thicknesses in clear and coloured finishes. Acrylic plastic tubes are strong yet lightweight and suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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clear round acrylic tube

Round Acrylic tube

Outer Diameter: 3mm – 1500mm
Thickness:0.5mm – 20mm
Length: 1m or custom
Color: Clear & Colored
Material brand: Evonik

clear Square acrylic tube

Square Acrylic tube

Outer Diameter: 3mm – 200mm
Thickness:0.5mm – 5mm
Length: 1m or custom
Color: Clear & Colored
Material brand: Evonik

Clear Round Acrylic Tube prices

In StockOuter Diameter5mm6mm7mm8mm8mm9mm10mm12mm14mm16mm18mm 18mm
Thickness1mm1mm1mm1.5mm2mm1mm2mm2mm2mm2mm2mm 3mm
Length1m1m1m1m1m1m1m1m1m1m1m 1m
Price (one piece)$0.5 – $1.1$0.6 – $1.2$0.6 – $1.2$0.6 – $1.3$1.0 – $1.9$0.8 – $1.6$0.9 – $1.8$1.0 – $2.0$1.1 – $2.2$1.2 – $2.4$1.3 – $2.6$1.5 – $3.0
Price can be adjusted according Volume.
Outer Diameter20mm22mm24mm28mm32mm40mm50mm60mm70mm75mm90mm110mm
Price (one piece)$1.6 – $3.2$1.7 – $3.4$1.6 – $3.6$2.0 – $4.0$2.5 – $5.2$2.8 – $5.6$3.0 – $6.0$4.0 – $8.0$5.0 – $10.0$6.0 – $11.0$7.0 – $13.0$9.0 – $18.0

Clear Square Acrylic Tube prices

In stockOuter Size10mmX10mm17mmX17mm18mmX20mm15mmX25mm25mmX25mm30mmX30mm40mmX40mm50mmX50mm
Price (one PCS)$0.6 – $1.2$1.2 – $2.3$1.3 – $2.6$1.5 – $3.0$1.6 – $3.2$2.1 – $4.2$2.5 – $5.0$3.0 – $6.0
Price can be adjusted according Volume.
Outer Size60mmX60mm70mmX70mm80mmX80mm100mmX100mm120mmX120mm150mmX150mm170mmX170mm
Price (one PCS)$4.0 – $8.0$4.5 – $9.0$7.0 – $14$10 – $20$12 – $25$15- $30$20 – $40

more Acrylic Tubes For Your Program

frosted acrylic tube

kUSLA offers Extruded frosted acrylic tube, range of frosted acrylic tube diameters 20mm – 250mm. This tube has a frosted finish and is great for lighting applications. Standard wall thickness is 3mm for all frosted tubes. 

Colored acrylic tube

Available in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Black and White.range of colored acrylic tube diameters 20mm – 500mm. standaard wall thickness is 3mm

Applications of Acrylic tubes

Frequently Asked Questions about Acrylic tubes

An acrylic tube is a type of plastic tubing. Like any material that falls under “acrylic,” acrylic tubes are made from acrylic resins, which are produced by mixing pure acrylic acid with several additional ingredients

popular uses of Acrylic tube include POP displays, light fixtures, podiums, display stands and home decor.

Acrylic/Plexiglass tubes are durable, scratch-resistant, and tougher 11x stronger than glass, making them a perfect fit for any number of projects! Acrylic tubes won’t succumb to wear and tear like glass and is more impact resistant than Glass as well.

Due to its incredible durability, acrylic can be used over a wide temperature range and has superior weather resistance compared to glass and other forms of plastic. Under high impact, it will not shatter and if it does break, it fractures into large, dull-edged pieces.

Acrylic tubes are generally UV resistant to some extent. However, the level of UV resistance can vary depending on the specific type and quality of the acrylic material used. Standard acrylic tubes may have inherent UV resistance that helps protect against the damaging effects of UV radiation. However, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can eventually cause some degree of yellowing or surface degradation in acrylic tubes. To enhance the UV resistance of acrylic tubes, manufacturers may offer UV-stabilized or UV-coated acrylic options that provide better protection against UV radiation and help maintain the clarity and color stability of the tubes over time. It is advisable to consult with the manufacturer or supplier to determine the UV resistance properties of the specific acrylic tube product being considered for use.

Yes, acrylic tubes can be cut and shaped to specific dimensions. Acrylic is a versatile material that can be easily machined, sawed, drilled, and shaped using various cutting tools and techniques. It can be cut to length, and the ends can be finished or polished to achieve a desired look. Acrylic can also be heat-formed and bent to create curves or custom shapes. This makes acrylic tubes highly customizable and suitable for a wide range of applications where specific dimensions and shapes are required. It is important to use proper cutting tools and techniques for acrylic to ensure clean cuts and minimize the risk of cracking or chipping.

Acrylic tubes have a relatively low melting point compared to some other materials, which makes them less suitable for high-temperature environments. Acrylic typically begins to soften and deform around 160-190°C (320-374°F), depending on the specific grade and thickness. Therefore, it is important to consider the operating temperature requirements of your application before using acrylic tubes in high-temperature environments. If your application requires withstanding high temperatures, other materials like glass or certain types of plastics may be more suitable. It is always recommended to consult the manufacturer’s specifications and guidelines to ensure the appropriate material is chosen for your specific temperature requirements.

Acrylic tubes offer good resistance to many common chemicals, including acids, bases, and solvents. However, their resistance can vary depending on the specific chemical and concentration involved. Acrylic is generally resistant to mild acids and bases, such as household cleaners and diluted solutions. It is also resistant to alcohols, oils, and many organic solvents. However, acrylic may be less resistant to strong acids, alkalis, and certain organic solvents.

Cleaning and maintaining acrylic tubes is relatively simple. Here are some guidelines:

  1. Use a mild soap or detergent: Mix a small amount of mild soap or dishwashing detergent with warm water.
  2. Gently wipe the surface: Dip a soft cloth or sponge into the soapy water and gently wipe the surface of the acrylic tube. Avoid using abrasive materials or scrub brushes that can scratch the surface.
  3. Rinse with clean water: After cleaning, rinse the acrylic tube thoroughly with clean water to remove any soap residue.
  4. Dry with a soft cloth: Use a soft, lint-free cloth to dry the acrylic tube. Avoid using rough or abrasive materials that can leave scratches.
  5. Avoid harsh chemicals and cleaners: Do not use abrasive cleaners, strong solvents, or ammonia-based products, as they can damage the acrylic surface.
  6. Handle with care: When handling acrylic tubes, use clean hands or wear gloves to prevent transferring oils or dirt to the surface. Avoid placing heavy objects or applying excessive pressure that can cause stress or cracks in the acrylic.
  7. Regular inspection: Periodically inspect the acrylic tube for any signs of damage, such as scratches, cracks, or discoloration. Promptly address any issues to prevent further damage or compromise to the tube.

Yes, acrylic tubes are commonly used for lighting and LED displays due to their excellent light transmission properties. Acrylic has high clarity, allowing light to pass through with minimal loss or distortion. This makes it ideal for applications where the illumination needs to be evenly distributed and visually appealing.

Acrylic tubes can be used to create various lighting effects, such as decorative lighting fixtures, signage, architectural lighting, light sculptures, and more. They can be easily shaped and fabricated into different forms, including straight tubes, curved tubes, or custom designs, to accommodate specific lighting requirements.

Furthermore, acrylic tubes can be customized with various finishes, such as frosted or diffused surfaces, to enhance light diffusion and create unique lighting effects. This versatility makes acrylic tubes a popular choice in the lighting industry, offering flexibility, durability, and excellent light transmission for a wide range of lighting and LED display applications.

A comparison table between acrylic tubes, glass tubes, and polycarbonate tubes:

PropertiesAcrylic TubesGlass TubesPolycarbonate Tubes
TransparencyExcellentExcellentGood to Excellent
Impact ResistanceGoodFragileExcellent
UV ResistanceVaries (some grades)YesYes
Chemical ResistanceVariesExcellentVaries
Thermal ResistanceModerateGoodGood
Shatter ResistanceLowFragileHigh
CostAffordableModerate to HighModerate
Design FlexibilityExcellentLimitedGood

To cut acrylic tubes, you can follow these steps:

  1. Measure and mark: Use a measuring tape or ruler to mark the desired length on the acrylic tube. Ensure that the mark is clear and easily visible.
  2. Secure the tube: Place the acrylic tube in a vise or clamp it securely to a stable surface. This will prevent it from moving during the cutting process.
  3. Choose the cutting method: There are multiple methods to cut acrylic tubes, including using a circular saw, a table saw, a hacksaw, or a plastic tubing cutter. The choice of method depends on the available tools and the thickness of the tube.
    • Circular saw or table saw: These power tools are suitable for cutting thicker acrylic tubes. Use a fine-toothed blade specifically designed for cutting plastic or acrylic. Adjust the saw to the appropriate cutting depth and carefully guide the tube along the marked line while keeping your hands clear of the blade.
    • Hacksaw: A hacksaw with a fine-toothed blade can be used for thinner acrylic tubes. Place the tube in the vise and slowly and steadily cut along the marked line using even strokes. Take care to keep the saw blade perpendicular to the tube for a clean cut.
    • Plastic tubing cutter: This specialized tool is designed to cut plastic tubes, including acrylic. Simply place the cutter around the tube, align it with the marked line, and rotate it around the tube while applying gentle pressure. Repeat the rotation several times until the tube is cut through.
  4. Smooth the edges: After cutting, the edges of the acrylic tube may be rough or uneven. To smooth them, use a deburring tool, sandpaper, or a file. Gently file or sand the cut edge until it becomes smooth and even.
  5. Clean the tube: Once the cutting and smoothing process is complete, clean the acrylic tube using a mild soap or plastic cleaner and a soft cloth. This will remove any debris or residue from the cutting process.

Remember to wear appropriate safety gear, such as safety goggles and gloves, when cutting acrylic tubes to protect yourself from potential hazards. Additionally, ensure that you follow all safety guidelines and instructions provided with the tools and equipment you are using.

To drill holes in acrylic tubes, you can follow these steps:

  1. Gather the necessary tools: You will need a power drill, drill bits suitable for drilling acrylic, a marker or pencil for marking the hole location, masking tape, and a clamp or vise to secure the tube.
  2. Mark the hole location: Use a marker or pencil to mark the exact spot where you want to drill the hole on the acrylic tube. Ensure the mark is clear and easily visible.
  3. Secure the tube: Clamp the acrylic tube securely in a vise or clamp, ensuring that it is stable and won’t move during the drilling process. This will help prevent the tube from cracking or breaking.
  4. Apply masking tape: Place a strip of masking tape over the area where you’ll be drilling the hole. This will help prevent the drill bit from slipping and provide additional support for the acrylic.
  5. Select the appropriate drill bit: Choose a drill bit specifically designed for drilling acrylic or plastics. Acrylic drill bits typically have a sharp point and a flute design that helps remove material efficiently.
  6. Set up the drill: Insert the appropriate drill bit into the power drill and tighten it securely. Adjust the drill speed to a moderate setting, as drilling too fast can generate excess heat and potentially damage the acrylic.
  7. Start drilling: Position the drill bit at the marked location on the acrylic tube, making sure it is perpendicular to the surface. Apply steady and even pressure as you slowly begin drilling. Start with a small pilot hole and gradually increase the drill bit size if needed.
  8. Use a controlled speed: Maintain a controlled and steady drilling speed to avoid overheating the acrylic. Applying too much pressure or drilling too fast can cause the material to melt or crack.
  9. Remove the masking tape: Once the hole is drilled, carefully remove the masking tape from the acrylic tube.
  10. Clean the tube: After drilling, clean the acrylic tube using a mild soap or plastic cleaner and a soft cloth to remove any debris or residue.

Always wear appropriate safety gear, including safety goggles and gloves, when drilling acrylic to protect yourself from any potential hazards. Take your time and be patient to ensure a clean and accurate hole without damaging the acrylic.

To bend acrylic tubes, you can do as following:

  1. Select the right type of acrylic tube: Ensure you are using an acrylic tube specifically designed for bending. These tubes are typically labeled as “bendable” or “flexible” and are more suitable for shaping.
  2. Measure and mark the bending point: Use a measuring tape to determine the desired bending point on the acrylic tube. Mark this point with a pencil or marker, ensuring the mark is clear and easily visible.
  3. Prepare the heating source: Acrylic tubes can be bent using a heat source, such as a heat gun or a blowtorch. Ensure you have a heat source suitable for the thickness of the acrylic tube and have it set to the appropriate temperature.
  4. Heat the bending area: Hold the heat source about 2-3 inches away from the marked bending point on the acrylic tube. Move the heat source back and forth along the bending area to evenly distribute the heat. Avoid keeping the heat source in one spot for too long, as it can cause the acrylic to melt or warp.
  5. Monitor the temperature: Keep a close eye on the acrylic tube as you heat it. You want to bring it to a pliable state without overheating it. The ideal temperature for bending acrylic is typically around 300-350°F (150-175°C). Use a temperature gun or a thermometer to monitor the temperature.
  6. Start bending: Once the acrylic tube reaches the appropriate temperature, carefully remove it from the heat source. Quickly and gently bend the tube along the marked bending point, applying even pressure with your hands or using a bending jig.
  7. Hold the shape: Hold the acrylic tube in the bent position until it cools and solidifies. You can use a bending jig or a support structure to maintain the desired shape while the acrylic cools.
  8. Allow cooling time: Give the acrylic tube sufficient time to cool down and harden. This typically takes a few minutes, but the exact cooling time can vary depending on the thickness and size of the tube.
  9. Trim excess length (optional): If needed, you can trim any excess length from the acrylic tube using a saw or a tube cutter. Ensure to measure and mark the desired length accurately before cutting.

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