English as She is Spoke! Do you know what opaque means?

Many customers contact us and ask for opaque acrylic to use in a skylight. Really, opaque material in a skylight would defeat the purpose as, according to the Macquarie Dictionary opaque is defined as “not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through”. What customers should be asking for is translucent acrylic.

We carry a range of translucent opal coloured acrylic specifically for use in skylights, light boxes etc.

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