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Plastic Sheets

Page history last edited by PBworks 14 years ago

(Created by John Edmark 11/20/06)

 

 

 

From Jenny Buck

 

http://www.conservation-by-design.co.uk/ringbind/ringbind11.html

 

http://www.vtsdoeflex.co.uk/products/polypro/polypro.html

 

http://www.professionalplastics.com/cgi-bin/main/co_disp/displ/prrfnbr/85485/sesent/00/Polypropylene

 

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From Meg Bruce

 

I can definitely help you get clear or white flexible plastic sheeting at non-production run sizes.

My company is 3form and we make enviro resins, poly ethalene based with recycled content.

I am the N.California rep, just give a call or better yet - check out the web then call.

www.3-form.com; if you want simple go to materials, then Varia, then colors, or just go ahead and get lost online theres a lot of really cool stuff. The product is used mostly for architectureal applications, but we also do a ton of architectural lighting.

 

www.3-form.com

 

 

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From Robert Garrett

 

Another thing you might look for is Nomex sheet… it’s white(ish), comes in multiple thicknesses, and it’s heat resistant.

 

 

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From Fred Bould

 

i have a catalogue for a french lamp shade materials company that makes something like this. it may be difficult to actually get some unless you buy it in production quantities but they may send a sample. you are welcome to stop by and have a look.

 

 

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From David Northway

 

http://www.sdplastics.com/printablepolypropylenesheet.html

 

http://www.albox.com.au/promeg.asp

 

Also,

 

Those "thin" cutting boards that are sold at Target that you can cut on and

then "bend" to pour cut item into a pot are made from PP,...perhaps you

could contact the manf of those?

 

Northway

 

 

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From Chris McCaslin

 

I'm assuming that you already looked at this, and I know it's $$, but I have

some PTFE sheets from McMaster that were described as "translucent with

white tint" and they look a lot like that polypro. In 15 mil (thinnest I

have) it completely diffuses a 300W halogen bulb at close range, and it's

true white.

 

I think IKEA sells several lamps made

of a like material, and they're pretty cheap. If it's for a proto, there

might be big enough pieces to deconstruct one of those, depending on your

application.

 

 

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From Thomas Howell

 

i think i remember seeing such plastic at TAP plastic.

sheets, about 24X36"

 

also, look at plastic file folders,

at Office Depot

 

 

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From Colter Leys

 

i've been fairly successful in getting this place over in newark to order specific plastics (usually comes in a couple days). They're called Tri-city plastics at (510) 742-8008. I usually talk to Tim. Might give 'em a try.

 

 

 

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From Arne Lang-Ree

 

You may have already found them on the web, but you might try calling Modern

Plastics, a massive distributor of stock materials.

 

www.modernplastics.com

 

 

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From Chris Miksovsky

 

You might try Plastics SRT:

 

Plastics SRT

2626 E. Bayshore Prkwy.

Mountain View, CA 94043 (415) 968-0100

ABS, acrylic, Plastic sheet, Plastic rod, Plastic tube SRT = Sheet, Rod, and

Tube. Small pieces only. High prices but will cut small pieces to order and

has plenty of hard to find stock on hand.

 

 

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From Scott Sullivan

 

I found this website:

 

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=USPlastic&category%5Fname=9122&product%5Fid=10400

 

Seems to have white Polypropylene sheet and it's close to the right thickness 1/32".

 

Check out ThomasRegister.com - put in polypropylene sheet and you'll get a bunch of hits.

 

 

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From Art Sandoval

 

Hey John...these guys might have it...I've gotten translucent pp from them before--not white though, and not so thin...http://pvctech.com/pages/pg_polypro/pp_sheet.shtml

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