Alro logo Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick. Today, Alro is comprised of Alro Steel, Alro Metals, Alro Plastics and Alro Metals Outlet.

Alro Plastics Product: DURAPLEX® (Acrylic)

Duraplex Typical Properties

Size and Availability:

- Thickness: .040”thk to 1/2”thk
- Sheet sizes: 48”wide, 60”wide and 104”wide
- Run to size, custom run to almost any width/length

DURAPLEX® is a continuously processed impact modified acrylic sheet that offers superior impact strength. Ideal applications include displays, skylights, signage, windows, doors and any indoor/outdoor application where durability is needed. Custom and non-stock items available.

DURAPLEX® has been successfully implemented in a variety of industries. Its durability and versatility in thermoforming and weatherability make DURAPLEX® the perfect choice for many applications.

Product Industries:

  • Superior impact/shatter resistance, 10 times stronger than standard acrylic and 40 times stronger than single straight glass.
  • Low orientation – low shrinkage
  • Excellent weatherability
  • Chemical resistant
  • Economical alternative to polycarbonate and/or PETG
  • Tremendous thermoforming characteristics
  • Optically clear with outstanding light transmission properties


  • P.O.P. Displays
  • Windows and doors
  • Patio enclosures
  • Sneeze and splash guards
  • Machine windows
  • Signage & glazing
  • Retail stores