Did you know?: Thick acrylic glass at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa
The huge tank at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is made from acrylic glass that’s about 24 inches thick. It takes the two-footthick glass to support the 7,500 tons of seawater inside. To see just how thick the structure is, the aquarium has a piece of the same acrylic glass on display.
 

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