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plastic coating , great for foamies

found this just brousing youtube

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Rory connell21/02/2016 16:26:28
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plastic coating for that extra strength on foam, great for depron and other foam models , i assume it can be put on all sorts of other materials

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDwQg6CX25A

you can buy it here

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Polycraft-SG2000-2kg-Fast-Cast-Polyurethane-Liquid-Plastic-Casting-Resin-Kit-/321410325676?hash=item4ad58c5cac:g:VjIAAOSwcBhWXuJR

TigerOC21/02/2016 21:26:26
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I would be concerned by the added weight. I use WBPU ( water based poly) extensively for glassing sheeted wings and it is cheap[, light, hard and durable. Have used it on depron as well but laminating would probably be better long term.

Rob

john davidson 121/02/2016 22:07:06
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An alternative is available from sign printing shops. Ask for offcuts of vinyl for small jobs or larger pieces can be bought at a reasonable price . I have used it to cover flat depron wings and to make folded depron wings with an aerofoil section (google E-SHARK to see how to do it) It makes the wing very strong, I over banked my E-Shark on a low turn and caught a wing tip resulting in a cartwheel,the wing was intact and with little work on the nose and finit flies perfect again

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