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Re: Re: Joining Plexiglas
Gary Lange pointed out:
> Silicone does NOT hold plexiglass together for very long. I'm not
> sure I'd
> try this with a tank. It's sort of like trying to silicone seal one
> those old slate bottom tanks. The only way you get a good seal with
> that is
> to epoxy it first and then stick the silcone sealant to it after it
Thanks for the correction, Gary. I think I just assumed that joints I
have made, which were subject to less tension than water containers,
would exemply any silicone-plexiglass bonds. Silicone sealant is
relativley low-adhesion and sometimes I surprised it even sticks to
glass, although it obviusly does :-) .
Do you know if the same is true for the clear polycarbonates, such as
Lexan, which is thermoformable but more resistant to scratching than
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