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is 0.080 Inches thickness acrylic good enough for a window?

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Hey guys, I was looking for a window for my Phantom, and i found one at home depot for fairly cheap. Its 18x24 " and it is a little thicker than 1/16" (1/12" i believe), but now as thick as the usual 1/8". Im getting it for 8.99. Is it good enough?
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That's exactly what I use...works great IMO.

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Okay, thanks alot!
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For non-structural panels (such as windows) you don't need very thick acrylic; it's just a matter of how easily you can process it without damaging the panel.
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Not thick enough. It wont stop a 7.62mm round. You never know when you'll need to use your case as cover.


Really though, as long as its not structural, it should be fine. IMO it might be a bit thin (imo 1.5mm is better, as its less fragile), but its really just personal opinion.
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Not thick enough. It wont stop a 7.62mm round. You never know when you'll need to use your case as cover.
Really though, as long as its not structural, it should be fine. IMO it might be a bit thin (imo 1.5mm is better, as its less fragile), but its really just personal opinion.

this is 2.03 mm...
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