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Old 07-11-2009, 04:30   #1
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Hi All

Doing a refit, one thing leads to another and so on!

I have had to take the windows out in order to remove the Vinyl. The windows being 30years old are crazed and scratched, this is the best time to replace them.
The windows are fixed into a rebate in the GRP and are curved and brown tinted, can someone (simply) tell me is it should I use acrylic or polycarbonate to replace them?

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Old 07-11-2009, 05:52   #2
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This was just recently discussed in depth here:

Portlight Glass

Use cast acrylic products.

Some cast acrylic brand names from Gordmay:
Acrylite, Hesa-Glas, Lucite L, Lucite Utran, Plexiglas®, Poly II, Poly 76, Poly 84, Shinkolite A, USS Acrylic Sheet
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Portlight Glass seems all about glass not acrylic and polycarbonate!
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Portlight Glass seems all about glass not acrylic and polycarbonate!
One might think so, from the title (which was a question); but it turns out not to be so.
Modern portlights are almost exclusively plastic.
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Acrylic and / or Polycarbonate ? Confused !
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So what plastic do I order?
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Just take your pick in post #2. I'd go for thickest and most available in your area for your Portlights.
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