Not a single day goes by that one of our customers doesn’t inquire about vintage lucite furniture they are searching for. The popularity of this style is remarkable. Lucite, associated with decor of the 1960s and 1970s, was introduced by DuPont in 1936, the same year Rohm & Haas debuted Plexiglas. That’s right, the difference is a trademark! World War 2 put a stop to the design of the .
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 .
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