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"Douglas Shannon" <professor03-at-hotmail.com>
RE: Cutting and drilling plexiglass/acrylic [TANKS]
Mon, 03 Oct 2005 12:10:45 -0400
I had worked with a carpenter at a government job for a short time and he
said that one of the keys to preventing plexi from shattering is to leave
the protective coating on.
Plus it helps to drill pilot holes and step through the various sizes of
bits to keep pressure and vibration to a minimum.
He had a special circular saw blade that was designed for cutting plexiglass
(looked like one I saw on a chop saw in an aluminum fabricators shop), but
it was seriously expensive!
>From: "Jaap Krol" <frisianjack-at-hotmail.com>
>Subject: RE: Cutting and drilling plexiglass/acrylic [TANKS]
>Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 17:24:40 +0200
>Its also possible to put tape on the surface of the plexiglass where you
>want to dril or cut. Or leave the protective plastic on the plastic :)
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