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Re: Kawasaki Rebuild Program at Alstom Discussion

Postby chrisf » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:59 am

BandA wrote:The glass is actually Plexiglas, right? And there is clearly photodegradation involved.

They're Lexan or other brand polycarbonate rather than Plexiglas.
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Re: Kawasaki Rebuild Program at Alstom Discussion

Postby BandA » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:56 pm

chrisf wrote:
BandA wrote:The glass is actually Plexiglas, right? And there is clearly photodegradation involved.

They're Lexan or other brand polycarbonate rather than Plexiglas.
Lexan (polycarbonate) apparently generally has greater impact resistance than Plexiglas (poly methyl methacrylate), which is more flexible and has greater tensile strength.
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