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    clear pvc pipe

    Hello,

    anyone know were I can find a 12 or 24 inch piece of 4" clear PVC pipe.

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    canus plastics in Ottawa as well as possibly GE polymers in Ottawa would carry this stuff.

    cheers!

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
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    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Thumbs up

    about 40 bucks a foot :b13:

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    ya.. cpvc isn't cheap
    but man is it amazing, easy to machine, easy to bind/glue to pvc etc.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    that was my main concern was gluing to pvc caps etc. I was going to build a kalk reactor

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    well... you could use acrylic if you can find it in a tight fit and use pvc glue or a very heavy bead of weld-on 16.. let it dry for a few days and try that.
    for low pressure .. the bond between acrylic and pvc is ok ( my 2cents )
    scuff both sides with a large grid sandpaper for extra addesion and it should work.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    just use normal acrylic sheet and make your reactor square or octagonal shaped if you want close to round. Much cheaper and kalk doesn't care what shape.
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    yup.. very true.. i did that for my collection cup.. its actually easier to clean too and much cheaper to attain larger sizes.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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