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cracks in Perspex reservoir. ? not normal!

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hi all


i have a small Perspex reservoir that has small cracks in it ...
thing is that, there were no cracks in it when i got the thing on line.
i just dont get how cracks just happen like that when its not Evan moving.
its slowly getting worse.
    
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what i want to know is why this happens .is it heat are something.
    
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i've had my share of leaking platic hardware that's why it's all acrylic or sealed tops for me now. yeah plastic is prone to all kinds of changes around it. you may not have phyisically dome anything but the aread where it's located may have brought on this issue.
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post #4 of 9
Moving water creates pressure. Pressure tends to push against stuff and break it. Or maybe you've overtightened a barb in the res and its a spider crack that is growing...
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post #5 of 9
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this is what i dont get there is not lid on the reservoir so there woiud be low presure inside it.

but the cracks are still gettting worse.
    
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What reservoir is it?
    
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that one....
i have tried to copy how it looks ...i have a camera yet.
    
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Well Plastic can easily do that when moving because of expadning and contracting...Firstly I say turn off your PC and remove it as if it starts leaking you will not be smiling.
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Well Plastic can easily do that when moving because of expanding and contracting...Firstly I say turn off your PC and remove it as if it starts leaking you will not be smiling.
i know but i have just bout it.
well its not inside my pc. its external.
    
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