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Acrylic mirror has many advantages over glass mirror. You can get it in colors, it is harder to break, you can bend it, it is much lighter, and you can also drill holes in it.
Bending acrylic mirror
You can strip bend acrylic mirror. Strip bending acrylic mirror gives you a sharp bend, however it will discolor the material where the heat comes in contact with the mirror backing. You can make larger radius bends by bending it cold.
You need special drill bits to drill acrylic.
Acrylic Sheet Fabrication
Acrylic is great for making things, boat windshields, windows and hatch covers. Trade show and counter displays. Dome and skylights. Boxes, fish tanks, machine covers and guards. Car windows, motorcycle windshields and back splash shields. Taxi roof lights. Bullet Resistant windows.
We have it from 1/32 inch to 4 inches thick.
You need special drill bits to drill holes in acrylic.
It easy to cut, polish, bend, vacuum form, drape form.
You can silk screen it and vinyl letters stick to it.
It last years outdoor. Some of the acrylic boat window we replace are 40 years old.
Acrylic heat deflection temperature 195° F. Specific gravity 1.11