Fridge "Plexiglass" Shelf for A1242-4

Stock Number: ES1562230

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  • Fridges & Freezers

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Can't find the right fridge shelf for your model? This could be the spare for you. This is a universal spare, made out of plexiglass so you can cut it to size yourself.

  • Size: 55cm x 48cm x 0.5cm
  • Cut to size
  • Suitable for most models

Prior to purchase of this item please check the dimensions to make sure this is the same size or slightly larger. 

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Rated 4.1 out of 5 (87 customers)
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    cut it doubled it up. broke when i put 2 litres milk on it
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    My original glass shelf was broken and a problem arose when trying to obtain a replacement. My fridge is full height and integrated and there is no make or serial numbers visible without removing it from its casing. Most companies do not give dimensions on replacement shelves so unless you have the make and serial number it is impossible to know if it would fit. This Plexiglass shelf seemed to be an option and as it was in any case cheaper than any of the glass shelves on offer I felt it was worth trying. Delivery was well within the time frame stated by e-Spares. After careful (double) measuring and marking, the shelf was easily cut with a tenon saw, keeping the saw fairly flat, ie at a slight angle to ensure the top ridge on the saw didn't damage the Plexiglass. The edges were finished with a fine sandpaper. The whole job took around 20 minutes. The shelf would bend a bit if any weight was placed on it but the plastic front edging from our original shelf fitted which helps to keep the shelf rigid. All in all a successful outcome.
  • Ordered Shelves arrived very quickly, but are not very rigid!

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    Having the ordered the shelves just before the Christmas holiday, I was very pleasantly surprised to see that they arrived within about 2 days of ordering, which was excellent. Having read some previous reviews, I realised that it would be hard work to cut the shelves to size, but it wasn't too difficult. My main criticism is that the plexiglass is not very rigid and easily bends if a bottle of wine or similar heavy object is placed on them. Also, no shelf edging is provided, which might have helped to improve the shelf rigidity and also to cover my basic sawed edges. So I also thought that the shelves are expensive without any edging being provided. Having received the product, if I knew when ordering what I know now, I would have just purchased a large sheet of plexiglass and cut a number of required shelves from that directly.

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  • Q What to cut plexi glass with 2 Answers

    By Anonymous - 26 June 2014

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      Well believe it or not ..... I used all I had available A SAW ! Yep normal wood saw and it took me five mins . A couple of tips whilst your trying . Keep the saw as level as possible so cutting more across the length rather than into it and just go along with its OWN speed ! When you near the end take it slowly with NO pressure else it may crack , and its done .

      By Anonymous - Oxford - 11 October 2014

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      Check some of the reviews, most seem to have success using a fine toothed saw.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 27 June 2014

  • Q I have a Whirlpool american style fridge freezer 20RI-D3 SF the shelf size is 395 x 285mm could the glass be cut to this size? 2 Answers

    By Mike - Haywards Heath - 20 July 2013

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      (I think the earlier answer may be for a different question!!) This plexiglass is plastic rather than true glass, and the intention is for you to cut the shelf to size. Measure and mark carefully, maybe applying something you can write on, preferably to the removable plastic film ('magic tape' or labels or decorators tape etc). Use either a fine-tooth saw or a jigsaw or a water-cooled diamond-wheel tile-cutting machine, then gently smooth off the cut edges, e.g. with a sanding block. Do NOT try score-and-snap, it doesn't work well on this material. If you could cope with a width of 273.5mm rather than 285mm, you'd just get 2 shelves out of this item.

      By Ron - Kingston area - 05 August 2014

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      Closely check whether the door is closing squarely to the cabinet. If not, the door hinges may be faulty. Try removing the door seal to determine whether the door closes further - if it does not this would indicate a fault with the hinges. Otherwise, you may need to replace the seal.

      By Lloyd Handahu eSpares Staff - 23 July 2013

  • Q Please advise how we cut this shelf? 1 Answer

    By Julia f - Newcastle - 05 November 2014

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      We suggest you carefully cut it with a fine tooth saw like a tenon saw or hacksaw. It can be brittle so go slow and do a trial cut on the 'waste' area.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 06 November 2014

  • Q trims included? 1 Answer

    I have the glass but the trim has broken at the back. Do I need the whole shelf? Can I buy the trim for the back?

    By westy - oldham - 14 October 2014

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      In order for us to answer your question or source the exact part you require please provide us with the following information: Appliance make, model and serial number of your appliance. For further help visit the "Finding Model Numbers" page on our website here: http://www.espares.co.uk/findingmodelnumbers. Alternatively please copy and paste this link into your web browser.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 15 October 2014

  • Q what is Plexiglass made of? 1 Answer

    By Sacker - Birmingham - 17 September 2014

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      Poly(methyl methacrylate) It is an acrylic poly carbon material similar to the roof panels used on some conservatory and greenhouses.

      By Chris eSpares Staff - 18 September 2014