where to buy acrylic tube?

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  1. Mr.Nano

    Mr.Nano Jay

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    HI all

    Im looking to make a kalk reactor, im looking for a place that sells acrylic tube between 100mm and 200mm diameter and 500mm to 800mm high in cape town.
    shot for input .
     
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    Try Andrag Agrico in Bellville.
     
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    Maizies has every size (or can order) from 10mm right through to 500mm (with nearly all wall thicknesses you can think of).
    Phone the pretoria branch first on 0123522000. Very helpful.
     
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    Will be cheaper to buy a new Kalk reactor. Maizeys sells by the meter but it is encredibly expensive
     
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    so what do most people use for DIY reactors then ?
     
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    kalk2.jpg
    I think he is looking for something like this ...

    kalk2.jpg
     
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    Well, to give you an idea of cost from maizies.
    Outer dia 10mm x 6mm inner dia = R20/m
    20x16mm = R39/m
    50x44mm = R117/m
    100x92 = R302/m
    200x192 = R541/m

    Problem is, they only sell in 1m increments. (you cannot buy 500mm etc.)

    For a kalk reactor, you would probably use 100-130mm diameter. It would still be cheaper to make your own if you have good diy skills & right tools...
     
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    Thats Intresting! Maizey here by Me (Vereeniging) Sells any Size!
     
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    Mr.Nano Thread Starter Jay

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    can i use a plastic tube of the same size for a reactor ?
     
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    If you can find a way to seal a base & cap on... Yes.
    (you could try a plastic welding gun if you can find one)
     
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