Test dry-erase markers on the plexiglass. You should leave a clear mark that is easy to read and can also be removed with minimal effort. Darker colors make your message easier to read than lighter pastel colors like yellow or pink.
We use dry erase markers and grease pencils on plexiglass at work (Air Traffic Control Tower) and it comes out pretty well. Just look out for scratches on the Plexiglas; The marker likes to stay in there.
The clear plexiglass goes well with our walls, which are eggshell white. You may want to start with a plexiglass sample to test if the dry erase marker is readable enough against the color of your walls.
Use rubbing alcohol and a sponge. Put a few drops of alcohol on the stain, then wipe away with the sponge.
Wet erase also works well if you give it a few moments to set. I prefer dry erase only as I don’t need a damp cloth to clean the plexi. You have to be a little extra careful not to accidentally erase parts of the board, but this wasn’t a major problem that a quick fill couldn’t fix.
What surfaces do dry erase markers work on? Wondering if you can use wet erase markers on a dry erase board? While both types of markers can be used on non-porous surfaces such as whiteboards, glass, laminated paper, metal, mirrors and plastic, each type has its own unique advantages.
Permanent markers, film markers and touch-up pens are just a few of the pens that are suitable for permanently inscribing PLEXIGLAS®.
The cool thing about chalk markers is that you can use them on other surfaces too! They write on windows, glass, windshields and more. You can even use them as dry erase markers on dry erase boards, acrylic and glass!
Test dry erase markers on the plexiglass. They should leave a clear mark that is easy to read and also easy to remove with minimal effort. Darker colors make your message easier to read than lighter pastel colors like yellow or pink.
In addition to all the advantages already discussed, acrylic allows the use of almost any standard dry erase marker – no special products are required.
Sharpie 37003 Ultra Fine Permanent Marker, Marks on paper and plastic, Lightfast and waterproof, AP Certified, Each box contains 12 markers, Pack of 12 boxes.
To put it in layman’s terms, Plexiglas® is made from acrylic, and Plexiglas is a generic term used interchangeably to describe both the name mark and the material itself.