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post #10 of (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 12:51 PM
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Acrylic plastic has a molecular structure that takes up moisture, so on the side that is exposed to humidity, you get swelling and bowing.

Polycarbonate (Lexan brand is an example) is a different molecular structure that does not do this much.

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