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    Plexi or Acrylic

    Which is better acrylic or plexi glass?? How much do either cost???? Where can you find these???







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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    plexi is acrylic. i would guess your question would be acrylic or poly carbonate{lexan}? lexan is expensive but unbreakable.




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    Quote Originally Posted by uncleroman
    plexi is acrylic. i would guess your question would be acrylic or poly carbonate{lexan}? lexan is expensive but unbreakable.
    break resistant--by no means is it unbreakable--i've broken it quite a few times at my job.



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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    ok




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    lexan is the way to go. what are you using this for?




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    Its for a speaker box, http://www.decware.com/whorn.htm that one, how much wouldi cost to cover one side?




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    1400$


















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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    that box is freaking ridiculous.......



    i want one...



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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    Quote Originally Posted by bri487
    lexan is the way to go. what are you using this for?
    Yep. Plexiglass is too prone to shattering, in my experience, while lexan tends to hold up much better. However, I haven't used the obscenely thick versions of plexi, so your mileage with that variety might vary.




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    1/2" of lexan should do the trick.




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    What is lexan? Ive never even heard of it until now, hahah




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    aren't they bullet resistant "glass" as used on mythbusters?



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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    Quote Originally Posted by kjwiehoff
    that box is freaking ridiculous.......



    i want one...
    then make one;
    http://www.decware.com/whornok.htm

    i think i might try it with some smaller woofers!




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    I use UL-listed 752 Bullet Resistant Acrylic. Works great in 3/4 or 1" thickness. If you brace strong enough, and seal that acrylic flush or inset on the INTERIOR of the enclosure, you wont barely sense that anything is flexing. like a rock, with i dunno... dual 2000 watters inside? Whatever you want. It'd be a tank.




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    Re: Plexi or Acrylic

    Where can you buy this lexan stuff? home depot canadian tire???? Still how much??? to ocver it im the 24 by 36 size




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