Quickly soften acrylic sheets for easy bending, Plastic photos frames, Arts and crafts, Custom work shop fabricating
Note: Bending material before it is thoroughly heated will result in stress crazing (small internal fractures along the bend) Practice on scrap material first. Acrylic sheet in thickness greater than 1/4” should not be strip formed.
Do not leave strip heater unattended. Work in a well-ventilated area. Have a general purpose ABC rated (dry power) fire extinguisher nearby. Do not heat acrylic sheet with an open flame or in kitchen ovens—such ovens are not equipped with adequate temperature controls and safety devices for this type of work.
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