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https://www.estreetplastics.com/Transparent_Red_Plexiglass_Sheet_s/57.htm
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Can't find any data sheet on that particular product, but another vendor carries the same stuff and I found this http://www.rplastics.com/plexiglass-chemical-resistance.html
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well I clean all the acrylic In my case with Windex for mounts now no cracks/ fogg are anything and I had a phobya tube res I did the same and never a issue
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I can't understand it. It's a mystery to me that you've not had problems. I found the manufacturer page, and even they say
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Chemical Resistance
While most household cleaners can safely be used with Plexiglas® sheet, the material is affected by alcohol, paint thinners, turpentine and similar solvents. Chemical resistance can be influenced by several factors, including stresses generated by fabricating operations and end-use stresses caused by changes in temperature, etc.
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hmmm , i do not know 0___0
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hmmm , i do not know 0___0

Props for proving your point thumb.gif Found a interesting video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8MEhbH6DK4
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I guess it depends on the kind that you use rolleyes.gif
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Props for proving your point thumb.gif Found a interesting video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8MEhbH6DK4

Well - lets hope that Phoyba has not used laser cutting on that round res thing as I know some people who are running car antifreeze in their loops and these are kinda alcohol based. I'm one of these people. Actually first res I got was all cracked up similar to that acrylic sheet in the video you linked, but Aquatuning RMA'd my piece and sent me new res when I complained about cracking. There are the pictures of that caked res - http://www.overclock.net/t/1318138/phobya-balancer-150-damaged-or-supposed-to-be-that-way I sure would not be happy at all if I'm filling my loop and all the sudden res cracks like that just bcos I'm using antifreeze. And yea - I do need to use antifreeze as my system gets exposed to below freezing temperatures from time to time.


Edit: I'm happy to report that just warm water an soap worked well. It was not particularly strong sticker-glue fortunately. So under hot water I was able to slowly push it away from the acrylic tube little by little with finger. There is little scratching from dirt that was stuck on that glue but nothing that shows unless you know what to look for or under particularly close scrutiny.
Edited by Carniflex - 5/28/13 at 11:46am
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I guess it depends on the kind that you use rolleyes.gif

Fair enough, you've convinced me about the Windex (+rep), and I guess a little wipe of isopropyl is okay too. But that video of the acrylic cracking scares me. Not that anyone's likely to pour that much alcohol on a res smile.gif
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