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    An example of water ballast holding drinking water
     
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    Fitting Windows

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    1) paint Lexcan overlap on the inside.

    2) Hold in place with 3M VHB 4991 which is 2.3mm thick, he was given the similar but thinner variety. The 1.1mm variety is more common but the right stuff is 2.3mm thick.

    3) You need a silicone of the correct colour (black in my case) with a neutral cure. If using Perspex you may get away with only a 20% + or- joint movement capability. With lexan or polycarbonate you need more because it's rate of expansion is greater. I found the right stuff at “Lincoln Sentry” in Mackay. It is Dow Corning brand, silicone # 791 with a whopping movement rate of 50%!. The Dow material is intended for the construction industry. Those glass and steel office buildings use very large panels of glass. Because of the size of the glass, they can expand a lot and this silicone is intended to tolerate that.
     
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    Some valuable info was passed in the shaft tunnel thread.
     
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