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im looking for different types of acrylic that are available in the UK, im looking mainly for either a dark smoked acrylic or one that looks like a mirror untill the internal lights are turned on at which point it gives a transparancy.

any help apreciated,

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there used to be a paint that kids would use on their tail lights to give them that effect. not really a mirrored, but a blacked out look.
 
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post #3 of 5
You might have more success buying clear acrylic and applying a sheet of Mylar with the properties you want.
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There is a company named TAP Plastics:

http://www.tapplastics.com/

I realise that you will not have the same store-chain, but look for something similar, either local of online that will ship to you.

There are numerous types of acrylic: Bronze, Smoke, Clear, Azure, Opaque, balh, blah, blah.

Bronze acrylic is similar to what you were inquiring after.
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Mylar works well, especially with LED's for bling.
  
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