Covering up your Amp
We are constantly wrestling with the question of do we cover our amp to protect our tubes from dust, damage and keeping our pets safe. We most commonly fabricate Acrylic amp covers for our amp lovers that are trying to keep their pets safe from the hot tubes that cats are drawn by the warmth. Amp tubes get really hot and can cause serious burns to your pets, so we at Stereo Squares recommend that yes a custom cover makes so much sense in many ways. Not only will the Acrylic cover protect your investment and keep the family cat safe, Stereo Squares is audio jewelry that is wife approved. Just check out some of our pictures below. Your wife will say you’ve done well.
Turntable Dust Covers and Amplifier Dust Covers are just part of our extensive acrylic business.
Acrylic plastic refers to a family of synthetic, or man-made, plastic materials containing one or more derivatives of acrylic acid. The most common acrylic plastic is polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), which is sold under the brand names of Plexiglas, Lucite, Perspex, and Crystallite. PMMA is a tough, highly transparent material with excellent resistance to ultraviolet radiation and weathering. It can be colored, molded, cut, drilled, and formed. These properties make it ideal for many applications including airplane windshields, skylights, automobile taillights, and outdoor signs that being said your precious audio gear will be under superior protection. Stereo Squares will custom fabricates from your Cad File or drawing of just about any reproduction or just secure your valuable art work or family heirlooms.
Like all plastics, acrylic plastics are polymers. The word polymer comes from the Greek words poly, meaning many, and meros, meaning a part. A polymer, therefore, is a material made up of many molecules, or parts, linked together like a chain. Polymers may have hundreds, or even thousands, of molecules linked together. More importantly, a polymer is a material that has properties entirely different than its component parts. The process of making a polymer, known as polymerization, has been likened to shoveling scrap glass, copper, and other materials into a box, shaking the box, and coming back in an hour to find a working color television set. The glass, copper, and other component parts are still there, but they have been reassembled into something that looks and functions entirely differently.
Acrylic Dust Covers have outstanding resistance to long-term exposure to sunlight and weathering. Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), a hard, rigid, and transparent plastic, is the most widely used member of the acrylic family. Check out our turntable covers or request a quote for a custom cover.