This windshield is assembled using a patented adhesive process for the continuous hinge. All mounting hardware is provided in the false bottom of the box. This is built with the standard OPTIX Acrylic, however, cut to a thinker thickness than the economy windshields. Specifically cut to a 0.220-inch nominal thickness. This is referred to as ¬º inch Acrylic. If you’re looking for a more wallet friendly windshield, we may suggest a windshield with a thickness of 0.168-inches. This windshield will be packaged individually for damage-free shipping with a protective film applied to both sides. This is a high-quality windshield made in America since 1993. You may also want to consider wind blockers and air dams to help effectively eliminate the wind drafts from above the windshield. This is a quality RedDot Product.