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Forum topic by Joker9125 posted 04-19-2009 06:54 AM 909 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-19-2009 06:54 AM

I need to know what size of square PVC tube I need to buy so that the inside is 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch.

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#1 posted 04-20-2009 05:14 AM

OK Joker, if this is a joke question, here is an answer. Buy a square PVC tube that the outside is larger than 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch inside.

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#2 posted 04-20-2009 07:01 AM

Not a joke and maybe I need to re-word my question. I need the inside diameter to be exactly 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch. A few millimeters to large is ok, but that’s all the margin of error I can afford.

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#3 posted 04-20-2009 03:08 PM

Try US plastics, they sell square extruded acrylic tubing, the 3/4” OD gives you an 5/8” ID since the wall thickness is 1/16”.

Square Acrylic

If you give them a call they might be able to find something closer to what you are looking for.

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#4 posted 04-22-2009 01:17 AM

thanks for the help!

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#5 posted 04-23-2009 07:19 PM

Also try McMaster-Carr. This site is SUPER easy to use and order from (This site should be the template for any wholesale supplier’s website…really good!) and they will have the stock you are after. Shipping is reasonable and quick. Search for PVC and the options will appear before you…:)

Good Luck.

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