I work for a building materials firm. We cut 1/8" & 1/4" plexiglass
every day. A carbide circular saw blade and slow feed is all you
need. I would think that an abrasive blade would heat up and melt
it's way through.
73 de Terry KK6T
At 06:31 PM 9/16/2002 -0500, Dale L Martin wrote:
>The Internet is an awesome thing. I just did a search on "cutting
>plexiglass" on yahoo.com and came up with 6,200 hits. Looking at the first
>few, they look like they might answer some questions about how to cut
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Mike Rhodes
> > Sent: Monday, September 16, 2002 1:13 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Handling plexiglass
> > Interesting topic as I will be needing to cut some Plexiglas myself soon.
> > So what is the preferred method of cutting down a large sheet to
> > manageable
> > size if you don't have a large bandsaw at your disposal. Maybe an abrasive
> > blade of some sort for a power handsaw?
> > Thanks.
> > Mike / W8DN
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