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post #9 of (permalink) Old 06-14-2013, 04:36 AM
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Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
Try it out but generally, silicone will eventually peel away from plastics. It's too smooth like teflon.
Glass is just as smooth. Glass needs silicone as acrylic need solvents. I doubt if roughing up acrylic would do much. Silicone will stick to acrylic but it won't be a strong bond my any means. One of two things will happen. It will eventually fail or it can be easily pulled apart, which ever happens first.

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