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djXternal
11-11-2003, 01:02 PM
Ok I Read A While Back About Using 1" Acrylic Sheeting For Windows On Enclosures. I Wasn't Sure Has Anyone Used This Before? Is It Like A Solid Plastic Type Material? I'm Working On A Whole Setup Design To Change The Bottom Portion Of My Trunk So Can Acrylic Sheeting Support Some Weight?

Any Help Would Be Appreciated

carolinaACCORD
11-11-2003, 03:05 PM
Acrylic is very strong, especially in 1" thickness.

We use 1/4" acrylic for some displays here at my work, supported (hanging) by just two 3" acrylic "arms".

I've actually tested it before, and just one of them held a 12" L7 and a couple thick books, before it broke.

So, yes 1" acrylic would be very strong. Especially if the "foundation" is strong.

djXternal
11-11-2003, 04:20 PM
Ok And What About 1/4" Lexan?? Any Experience With That? Also Where Can You Get Acrylic Sheeting?

Grimolfr
11-11-2003, 08:03 PM
http://www.selectproducts.com/

Either go to the "Select Products" link in the menu, then go to the next page, and look under "Plexiglass" or use the category index and go straight to "Plexiglass."

LoneRanger
11-11-2003, 09:57 PM
i priced half inch plexi at a local distributor at $400+ per sheet....

paikiah
11-12-2003, 10:12 AM
a full sheet is almost always expensive. It's not cheap to make thick plexi sheets.

PeaveyBassist
11-14-2003, 08:48 PM
http://www.mcmaster.com/

Search for 'plexiglass' Not too expensive I dont think.

Will