Waterjet glass cutting

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  1. Loki

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    Does any1 know if their is a company in JHB that does this type of cutting?:whistling:
     
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    may i ask why?
     
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    Buddy of mine sez i can have some of his bullet proof glass, so i wanted to build a nano. Is there another way of cutting it Leslie?
     
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    Do you stay in a bad area of Guateng that you wanna use BP glass? :whistling:
     
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    Bad area..?? i didn't know there was a good 1!!:lol:
    Lol.. I don't complain about free glass, even if it's BP...
     
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    :lol: True.

    I know what you mean bud, I too can get my hands on some big pieces, 3m x 1m, but at 40mm think its a bit heavy.
     
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    Convince your goverment to let you build a awesome, massive in wall tank:p
    Why cut the glass, just cut the hole in the wall bigger;)
    Cheers
     
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    I thought about the weight .. hence the nano idea..
    Plus the pieces he's got aren't that big, so trying to squeeze the biggest tank out of 1 or 2 pieces is a mission..
    Think BP glass that you find at the bank tellers..
     
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    Thought about this but the powerball muti isn't working..;)
     
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    I think Justin has tried very hard to convince his better half to allow him to build a big tank in their house. The thought of knocking a huge hole into the house wall did freak her out a little.:(
    Justin time to try asking again;)
    Cheers
     
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    Do the glass not have that green tint?
    Or is the new BP glass clear?
     
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    Just a little....:whistling:

    but time will come!
     
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    cool now i understand.. thanks for clearing it up.. and putting my curiosity to rest..

    not sure what to advise to be honest..
     
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    Loki

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    i know it can be done.
    just wonder if it'll be too expensive (i.e. cutting glas would cost more than making 1 instead)
     
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    I visited a place once called Aquajet (if I remember correctly :p)

    They told me they can cut anything with water except a diamond as no one are willing to give them a diamond to try :p
    I saw the machine in action, awesome, it even cuts tungsten and was accurate to 0.03mm if I'm not mistaken. It has a big flat bed with a robotic arm doing the cutting according to a sketch scanned by the attached pc system.
    It might cost you a bit though, but no harm in trying to get a quote.
     

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