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Old 31-10-2011, 18:06   #16
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Re: Frig Seals

I just want to update my post. The seals arrived - and I don't think I'm going to be happy with them. I'll let you know...
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Old 31-10-2011, 19:16   #17
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Thanks; I see a couple that might fit. At least they appear to be made for this purpose rather than a window or house door.
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Re: Frig Seals

keep in mind that magnetic seals are just that.......magnetic, they need something ferric(ous) to stick to and they are also what I'd describe as a kiss type seal that is to say they are not forced closed as the magnetic pull is sufficient for the design. For thinner seals up to 1/2"ish I've had no problems with the self adhesive type seal strip applied properly, which means after a thorough desolvent rinse very gently raising the substrate ( lid) temperature a few degrees above ambient and after cutting very tight mitres stick it down, then superglue the mitres and give the seal a light wipe with silicon spray to keep it from moisture adhering, been doing this a while now and had pretty good results, oh and the raising the temp bit is to prevent moisture bloom
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Re: Frig Seals

Heres another place you might find seals:

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