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Old 12-03-2008, 13:08   #16
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We do all kinds of backing plates out of cast Almag 35 (aluminum-magnesium). This eliminates corrosion from the SS nuts/bolts and is much stronger, and often lighter, than many polycarbonates, let alone regular aluminum. We carry backing plates from 6"x6" all the way up to 12"x16" all by about 1/2" thick. These get used for mounting cranes and davits off the transom of powerboats so they are well strong. Send me a private message for more info.
I have worked with StarBoard in the past and find it is much more useful as an engine room cover, etc. It is easy to work with and does not melt when you cut it.
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Originally Posted by rtbates View Post
Gorilla Glue will glue it and most anything else you can imagine
Gorrilla Glue is just a Polyurethane adhesive, not unlike (but not as good as) 3M "5200".
It does, what it does.

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