Foam used on tanks

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  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi Guys,
    i see that now you are using a foam in your builds, may i ask what/which it is?
    I think vatso has it on his tank as well, he got from you

    thanks
     
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    I saw is on @vatso 's tank very impressed
     
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    [​IMG]

    the black foam is in the lower left
     
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    yes thats the stuff
     
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    What's it called, where can you get it?
     
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    Idol i assume?
     
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    Is it not black neoprene foam?
     
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    Did it look similar to pic? (closed cell sponge)
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    Can ask Idol for strips. As you only use it where it is directly on the frame.

    If you want a sheet, there is a company to the south of Joburg who does this. But I can not not remember the code for the product. There are 5 types of closed cell foam, with different attributes. Some are softer and can be used for weather strips on windows.
     
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    and go for the 20mm
     
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    dallasg Thread Starter Moderator MASA Contributor

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    thanks riaan
     
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    Hi Dallas

    Yes we have the stuff. We use a quite thick one about 35mm and it has to be firm otherwise it colapses too much.

    Cheers

    Rob.
     
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    thanks bob
     
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