Acrylic Garage Doors
For homeowners seeking a garage door that is both strong and stylish, Steel-Line’s acrylic models are a safe and popular choice. Our acrylic doors look fantastic as part of almost any exterior décor and they are also reliably sturdy. This ensures you can keep your family and belongings secure while still keeping that personalised dream-home look.
Why Choose Acrylic Garage Doors?
- Available in transparent, translucent, colours and matt finish
- Superb clarity and light transmission / light diffusing properties
- High impact strength (250 times stronger than glass)
- Proprietary UV resistance
- Light weight
- Available in range of thickness
- Excellent weatherability
- Achieve a maximum C3 wind rating for wind regions C and D in Australia
- Finger proof safety
Backed with special reflective films or mirror-coat, acrylics create the illusion of extra space and can make any garage seem more expansive. Our acrylic panels are typically mounted on aluminium frames – please contact us if you’d like to learn more or explore other options.
Plenty of Choice
Our acrylic garage doors are a versatile product. The panels are available in five attractive standard colours, including:
They are also manufactured in a variety of thicknesses, so there is bound to be an option to suit your tastes and requirements.
We have a massive selection of frame colours you can pair with your acrylic panels too, from Manor Red and Classic Cream to Cottage Green and Night Sky. You can mix and match to create the perfect look for your home.
Frame is available in mill finish and Dulux Colorbond colours along with Dulux Silver Pearl and Citi Pearl.
Acrylic vs. Glass
When compared to glass panels, acrylic garage door panels have several advantages. For example:
- They are more lightweight
- They have greater breakage resistance
- They reduce (or even eliminate) glare
- They provide better insulation.
With acrylic, you get the glass-like qualities of clarity, brilliance and translucence, but at half the weight and 250 times the impact resistance. Less risk of a breakage means less danger of having to deal with broken glass and the injuries that can come from it (not to mention the headaches!).
Acrylic panels are superior when it comes to blocking both UV rays and noise as well. Sheets of acrylic are better thermal insulators than their glass counterparts as they provide about 20% more insulation. In fact, ordinary glass heats approximately 4 times faster than acrylic does, which means this option can reduce some of your garage’s heat and relieve some of the burden on your air conditioner.
The only way to match these benefits with a glass panel is to have the glass toughened and tinted. This is why acrylic panels are usually the more affordable option.
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