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aviphysics

where to get glass for build platform in U.S.?

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I was told by my glass shop not to get tempered. While it does hold up against impacts better, it handles thermal stress worse. Either go all the way to borosilicate (eg. Pyrex) or go cheap like I did with ordinary 1/8" window pane glass. I paid $10ea., cut and smoothed to UM1 bed size. Unless you are in NYC, my shop won't be much help to you.

 

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