glazing materials

The table below shows sizes of sheets of glazing materials typically available to consumers in the United States. Of course, smaller pieces can be cut from sheets. In the mid 1990s, acrylic was the same price as double layer glass or, in the larger sizes, a few dollars cheaper. Polycarbonate was about twice the price of double layer glass.

Especially with respect to the largest sizes of single layer glass, bear in mind that a sheet's being offered for sale is no guarantee the local building code permits its use. Some codes do not permit single layer glass at all.

Dimensions
in inches
single layer glass double layer glass acrylic (0.93 inch) polycarbonate
8 by 10     checkmark checkmark
11 by 14     checkmark checkmark
12 by 24 checkmark   checkmark checkmark
12 by 36 checkmark      
16 by 20     checkmark checkmark
18 by 24 checkmark   checkmark checkmark
18 by 48 checkmark      
24 by 30 checkmark checkmark    
24 by 36 checkmark checkmark    
24 by 48 checkmark checkmark    
30 by 36 checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
30 by 40     checkmark checkmark
32 by 44     checkmark checkmark
36 by 48 checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
36 by 72     checkmark checkmark

For glass thicknesses, see glass.

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