Recycled content acrylic resin panel with recycled glass
Varia Crush is made from one hundred percent post consumer,
recycled glass which is crushed, washed and pressed into the
standard Varia forty percent recycled acrylic resin. A range of
colours and patterns are available, including interlays which can
be sourced from natural materials and metals. The panel product has
a broad range of applications including decorative treatments to
walls, ceilings, horizontal surfaces, furniture, lighting, signage,
shower screens etc.
Panels types includes Varia, Signature, Stuttura. A UV stablised
version is available for external use. The panel is available in
gauges from 1.6 mm to 12 mm and up to 25mm for custom orders
The advantages of the Varia panel over decorative glass, cast
acrylics, metals and laminates are numerous. It will not shatter,
crack or discolour, can be contour heat draped to any form, it is
half the weight of glass, odour-free and chemical resistant. It is
very workable in that it can be bonded with adhesives, tapes,
ultrasonic welding and rivets, drilled on site, cut easily with a
table saw and sanded. Its strength allows for the use of
thinner-gauge sheet than with other common materials.
3form is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, a promoter
of the LEED program, an enviromental rating tool in the United
The company's manufacturing processes reportedly involves no
VOCs, solvents, or other potentially harmful emissions. The panel
is made from a basic PETG, food grade resin which can be recycled.
PET is the primary raw material used in the production of plastic
drink bottles. Major reclaimers of PET material include carpet
manufacturers who recycle PET into carpet yarn.
3form recycles the packaging materials of the raw materials
shipped into the factory for use as packaging material for the
finished panel product as they are a similar size.
Information last verified on: 04th