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How to polish/buff polycarbonate (lexan) on roughly cut edge?

I'm not talking about minor scratches. I would like to polish 1/2" thick cube that I cut out with table saw, it's not transparent at all on the edges (due to rough cut), but I'd like it to be :)  Can I do it with some kind of Dremel attachment?

pfred22 years ago
I've seen clear plastic flame polished but that might not work with the kind you have. This page describes several ways of polishing Plexiglass:

http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/Plexiglass_Edge_Polishing_Charges

Sounds to me like Hand Polishing is the nicest process.
bratan (author)  pfred22 years ago
Wow Impressive!!! Thanks for the info!