- Drilling holes in acrylic successfully is possible but requires you to be very careful. Here’s how to do it:
- If the acrylic panel isn’t covered on the front and back of the target area use masking tape on both sides.
- Pick a sharp drill bit. It doesn’t matter if its for wood or metal. Keep in mind you’re fairly limited in hole size to under 1/4” or around 6mm. Anything larger and you’re better off using a laser.
- Use a slow speed on the drill bit and push very lightly as you drill. It should take several minutes to successfully drill through even a thin 3mm sheet. If you push hard the acrylic will probably crack.
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