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    Anyone know much about (or work with) plastics?

    ..oh and I'm not talking about breast enlargement or credit/debit cards

    I need a couple of thicknesses of plastic for custom consoles. 2-2.5mm thick for framework, and 1-1.5mm for fascias. Question is, what sort of plastic would be most suitable. in almost applications it'd be painted, so it'd need to be suitable for that as well.

    Next query is cost. Any clues on the best place to go?
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    Quote Originally Posted by peteg2004 View Post
    ..oh and I'm not talking about breast enlargement or credit/debit cards

    I need a couple of thicknesses of plastic for custom consoles. 2-2.5mm thick for framework, and 1-1.5mm for fascias. Question is, what sort of plastic would be most suitable. in almost applications it'd be painted, so it'd need to be suitable for that as well.

    Next query is cost. Any clues on the best place to go?
    Speak to Munkie, he works with plastics I think. Helped me out before
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    nice one cheers Joe

    i have no idea whether to go for PVC, HDPC, or something else.
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    Pete,
    Might sound daft but we sometimes deal with plastic companies, Amari Plastics in Norwich give them a bell and they should give you some help over the phone.
    How much they can advise I have no idea
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