how to cut hard plastic panels

How to cut hard plastic ceiling panels


plastic  ceiling panels can be light diffusers or decorative printed panels of white  clouds on a sunny day for fluorescent installed light fixtures in hanging ceiling tile grids. Plastic  ceiling panels can be difficult to cut without cracking or breaking them, as they are made of a stiff, hard plastic. By scoring the plastic panel several times to create a snapping guide line, which works somewhat like ripping apart perforated paper, you can be sure to cut your hard plastic ceiling panels and give them smooth, straight edges that are not cracked.


Measure the dimensions of the ceiling where the hard plastic panel is going to be installed,

Measure the length and the width of the room need to install , caculate how many pcs hard pvc ceiling panels will be used .


Put on heavy work gloves. Cut edges of hard plastic panels can be sharp. Place the hard plastic panel on a flat work surface. Set the metal straight edge along the cutting line and run the  the cutting tools on the panels . cust the pvc panels for several times to make sure line is deep into the panel .


Set the scored edge off of a flat surface, such as a counter top or a table, with the scored line aligned with the edge. Firmly grasp the plastic panel edge with one hand while holding the main section of the panel steady with the other.  Push the panels from the cutting lines , and break it from the backside .


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