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Acrylic The synthetic polymer polymethyl methacrylate (acrylic) was developed in 1928. While most acrylic items are often referred to as lucite or plexiglas, Lucite is the brand name of the polymer developed by DuPont and Plexiglas is the brand name of the Rohm & Haas polymer. Each manufacturer calls it by their own trade name such as: Lucite, Plexiglas, Polycast, Perspex, Acreylex, Acrylite, among others. Acrylic was used in .