View Single Post
Old 10-09-2019, 09:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
kach22i
Master EcoModder
 
kach22i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posts: 3,439
Thanks: 11
Thanked 2,216 Times in 1,556 Posts
From the Q & A section........................

Quote:
Can this plastic be painted ?
Asked by Roger 11 months ago

Verified Reply - Eric This is high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic. I suggest you check with your paint supplier for the best choice of primer and paint. With the flexibility of this plastic there will certainly need to be a flex agent added.
Quote:
How much does the roll weigh?
Asked by Jesse 4 years ago

Verified Reply - Eric This 25 foot roll of plastic weighs 23 pounds.
Also clarified that it's 22 inches tall, roll is 25 feet long.

Related, and perhaps with clues as to best installation practices.

Speedway Motors Racer's Crash Repair Kit
https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Speed...lQuery=9162009


2000mc's experience reinforces my worst fears.

Polyethylene HDPE
https://www.polymerplastics.com/corrosion_polyeth.shtml
Quote:
HDPE has a working temperature of 212 degrees F - 220 degrees F under low load conditions and it may be autoclaved at sterilizable temperatures.
Maybe you can source this as a flat product in sheets and avoid the recoiling issues?

Perhaps bonded to a rigid cellular foam backing?
__________________
George
Architect, Artist and Designer of Objects

1977 Porsche 911s Targa
1998 Chevy S-10 Pick-Up truck
1989 Scat II HP Hovercraft

Chin Spoiler:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...effective.html

Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html

Last edited by kach22i; 10-09-2019 at 09:46 AM..
  Reply With Quote