40155Re: [hobbicast] new casting foam (at least to me)
- Jan 3, 2010Rupert, it's just a pad to go under the water heater. I no longer have the brand name, when I get to the hardware store I'll write it down. it's probably the same as the 2lb or 3lb foam found here.
--- On Sat, 1/2/10, Rupert <rwenig2@...> wrote:
From: Rupert <rwenig2@...>
Subject: Re: [hobbicast] new casting foam (at least to me)
Date: Saturday, January 2, 2010, 2:30 PM
Which type of water heater has the foam- gas or electric? The 3 month
shelf live is a bummer.
Guess I better read the specs again. I thought they were talking about
using smaller beads to make sheets for customers. Having to make a mold
first to make a pattern would not be of any advantage for me.
David Patterson wrote:
> Rupert, look for a water heater insulation base. It's about 24" in
> diameter 2" thick. It looks to be the same stuff. I've used it,
> machines good, still has the same look as the rest of the bead type
> of foams, just smaller beads. Reading the specs, if you pour it into
> a mold you need to have a steam chest to heat/steam the beads to get
> them to expand. you also have a 3 month shelf life.
> Dave Patterson odd_kins@yahoo. com
> http://home. comcast.net/ ~oddkins/ foundry_home. html
> --- On Sat, 1/2/10, Rupert <rwenig2@xplornet. com> wrote:
> From: Rupert <rwenig2@xplornet. com> Subject: [hobbicast] new casting
> foam (at least to me) To: hobbicast@yahoogrou ps.com Date: Saturday,
> January 2, 2010, 5:41 AM
> Hello Guys, Has anyone tried out this foam for making castings?
> <http://www.jsp. com/eu/home/ products/ CLEARPOR_ Casting_Foam. php>
> Sounds like it should be a good foam to use according to the
> ------------ --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- -
> No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> Version: 9.0.725 / Virus Database: 270.14.124/2597 - Release Date:
> 01/02/10 01:22:00
Camrose, Alberta, Canada.
email: rwenig2@xplornet. com
http://users. xplornet. com/~rwenig/ Home/
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- << Previous post in topic