SailNet Community - View Single Post - cutting board as backing plate material?
View Single Post
post #9 of Old 04-09-2011
DonScribner
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 733
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Cutting boards are usually HDPE (High Density PolyEthylene). If you are interested in using a plastic, use UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight polyethylene). It's more expensive but still affordable in the sizes that you would require. We shim skylights weighing many tons with the stuff. It is available, among other places, at McMasterCarr.com
DonScribner is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome