Perspex Prices

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Hi Guys,

I'm in the process of designing a few setups and was wondering what you guys pay for perspex. Here is the prices I got and it seems a bit rediculous (prices are all per sqm):


3mmClear R 535.00
3mmBlack R 360.00
5mmClear R 815.00
5mmBlack R 915.00
8mmClear R 1,335.00
10mmClear R 1,900.00

If anyone can get better prices at a place that does the cutting please let me know.
 
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Just be careful with perspex, as it becomes brittle with time. Rather use acrylic.
 

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Guys, AFAIK Perspex is just a brand of acylic. As is plexiglass and Akrilik.

Acrylic is a group name. I don't think you can buy acrylic as such. We just happen to use the word perspex here because it's the most widely used cast acrylic.
 
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Why go for 6mm? I plan on going today to get 1500x700 and 850x700 and 250x500 and 500x500. I was planning on 3mm...

I also want to stick it inside the tank as I think it will look better then seeing blobs of silicone on the outside?
 

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Sims, I build the tanks with it so 3mm is not suitable for almost any size tank.
 

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