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Old 30-11-2018, 12:57   #1
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Good Source for 1" foam?

I'm looking for 1" foam. Can be whatever as long as it isn't friable. Making some doors.

Anyone have a good source?

I only need 5 sheets so nobody wants to sell it to me.

Also need 15 gallons of epoxy/hardener.
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Old 30-11-2018, 13:23   #2
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

foam mart, burbank , CA
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Old 30-11-2018, 13:35   #3
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

Should prob start with a location
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Should prob start with a location
Anywhere. But need the foam in Florida.

The place in Burbank doesn't have the right foam.
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Anywhere. But need the foam in Florida.

The place in Burbank doesn't have the right foam.
I usually use Viking Plastics in Edmonton for resin but it looks poem they donít sell foam anymore.
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Old 30-11-2018, 17:36   #6
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

So what exactly is the right kind of foam you're looking for?

rigid, floppy, strength, insulating?

been to Menards / Lowes / Home Depot?

big sheets are crazy pricey to ship, best to buy local
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

have you tried insulation company they use foam in refrigeration systems armoflex is a trade mane2 look in yellow pages for insulation warehouses
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Old 30-11-2018, 18:48   #8
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

Ok. Sorry for the lack of clarity. Foam for boats. Airex, Divinycell, Corecell, Kledgecell, even balsa.

Making doors.

I only need 5 sheets so no one is willing to sell it to me.

Not worth their time or effort apparently.
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Cabin doors?
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Cabin doors?
Yes. Both the big sliding exterior doors (under a canopy where no rain touches them) as well as interior cabin doors.
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What about a plastic like hdpe/hmhdpe? Should be easy to find in hardware stores, relatively cheap and just needs to be cut and shaped, hardware install. Comes in 4x8 sheets and varrying thicknesses.
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Thanks for the thought but

HDPE is 59lbs per cubic foot.

Corecell and Divinycell is 5lbs per cubic foot.

Not trying to ruin my boats performance.
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there is a place in ohio fiber glast development that has resin fiberglass Kevlar and all kinds of fiber material they also have foam do not know any thing bout that there number is 800 eight three eight 8979. I have bought fiber glass tape and Kevlar from then never had a problem
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Re: Good Source for 1" foam?

I really don't understand why you are having problems finding this material.

Core Materials for Composites, PVC, Balsa, Coremat, Divinycell
https://fiberglasssupplydepot.com/Pl...-Building.html
https://www.jamestowndistributors.co...ct.do?pid=1588

There... 5 minutes on the internet... three sources. What's the problem???
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I really don't understand why you are having problems finding this material.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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There... 5 minutes on the internet... three sources. What's the problem???



Lack of effort.


You just did his work for him.


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