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stretching acrylic

How would I go about stretching end the of a 16mil piece of clear acrylic tubing to make a lily pipe-like end, would it split?
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Just heat the plastic to the temperature where it loses its tensile strength, and you can bend it, stretch it, etc. almost without limits.

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Here's a couple of previous threads where people built their own out of acrylic:

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=99443



https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=132322
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