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obiec 08-12-2003 11:03 AM

Ice box insulation
 
When my boat was built thay used just fiberglass insulation around the Ice box and it looses ice quikly. I wont to re insulate and am thinking of using the foam that you spray out of a can. Can any one tell me is that has a very good insulation factor. I know thay make a two part fome that you just pour togetin and it takes off. What do you think

mcain 08-12-2003 01:12 PM

Ice box insulation
 
The standard "best" insulation is the extruded styrofoam, also known as Dow "Blue Board". Available in lumber yards in various thicknesses and not real expensive. Its a board-like material and can easily be cut or sawn. Also available in a pink variety. This is not the standard white styrofoam that cups are made of--same material, different process.
The pour in foam was commonly used in the past and has good insulating properties, but it should be sealed against moisture. It also is a tremendous mess. It gets on stuff and is very hard to clean up.


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