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Old 11-20-2018, 12:05 PM
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These polish up like the celluloid/pen blanks and similar plastics. The acrylic is pretty soft and the white compound on the buffer works well. Acrylic will also flame polish in the 3000 F range but one has to be careful to not get the material to burn. The one problem that translates in buffing is that crisp edges will be smoothed over very quickly.

This USA made acrylic has excellent optical properties. It is clear enough that they are pretty transparent in water and other liquids. For a photograph I would prefer them to show up more.

The ones on left are from the USA made acrylic. Ones on right are the budget ones from Amazon that I broke into pieces to test.
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