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Old 05-02-2012, 21:10   #1
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closed cell foam in a can?

anyone know of an alternative to PU foam in a can which is we think open cell? i am using it to reinforce and water proof a double walled ply deckhouse!
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:46   #2
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Re: closed cell foam in a can?

Try this:

While it's not a can, this may work for you.

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Re: closed cell foam in a can?

polystyrene is closed cell. If it is compressable it is open cell. The spray in PU foam can be bagged to stop water instrusion.
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