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Old 07-14-2007, 05:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How do you add a window to a case.

I have got a case I would like to add a window to I know how you cut the hole but I was wondering what is the best way to attach the Plexi glass to the case panel? Hot melt glue or supper glue or some other way?
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I think you can use Scotch brand 3M #4010 adhesive tape. I heard it's really strong.

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Humm thanks for the help, but I was thinking that it might be better to glue it in place.
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That tape would do fine. It's not like the plexiglass is heavy enough to fall off. Plus it would be easier to take off the Window, if you wanted to do any changes, for any reason.

...lol...I use masking tape, to hold a glass panel, to the side panel.
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OK thanks for the input I will have a go with the tape then and see how it goes.
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silicone or epoxy resin are usually used. Just bolting it on to the front of the panel can look good, you can also use window rubber liner like for car windows just like any case modding a car modding shop is your bestfriend. hot glue won't work as it is to thick it would look rubbish and super glue is likely to become unstuck as the bond isn't actually that strong.
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