Re: [DML] Ever wonder how your windshield is made?
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Re: [DML] Ever wonder how your windshield is made?

Polycarbonate plastics don't last all that long, at least not in their original state.
Just look at all of those polycarb headlight enclosures that are all yellowed, 
hazed, or otherwise less than transparent after 10 or 15 years. 


-------------- Original message from Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@xxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 

> I have often wondered why windshields are still made from glass. Why not 
> make the windshield out of thicker transparent vinyl? Or for better 
> scratch resistance, you could use a polycarbonate material. As long as 
> it can be pushed out from the inside in the event of an accident, I 
> can't see why it would be a bigger problem than glass. 
> I hope someone can answer this question. I have no engineering 
> experience, just a load of questions. :) 
> Farrar Hudkins 
> #2613 

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