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water tight cylinder - what material?

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Postby petn7 » Tue Jun 24, 2003 7:24 pm

what material should the water tight cylinder be made of? i looked on david merriman's website and it looked as if he used lexan. would any other material work? acrylic, polycarbonate, etc?
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Postby bo@ti » Tue Jun 24, 2003 7:38 pm

petn7 wrote:what material should the water tight cylinder be made of? i looked on david merriman's website and it looked as if he used lexan. would any other material work? acrylic, polycarbonate, etc?

Hi, Lexan is Polycarbonate or PC. U can use PVC, PEHD, POM and so on....
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Postby petn7 » Tue Jun 24, 2003 8:28 pm

ahhhh, ok. thanks
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Postby David H » Wed Jun 25, 2003 3:30 am

G'day

Acrylic Cylinder works for me. Usually around 5 mm thickness is good.


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