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post #15 of (permalink) Old 08-11-2013, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Digs View Post
Also the lexan dosen't bow like acrylic does which is nice.
Lexan has a lower flexural strength than acrylic, meaning it is more susceptible to bowing or bending. I'm guessing yours not bowing is due to the thickness of the lid and not the material.

On the upswing, your lid is probably bulletproof and looks fantastic.

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