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Komatex® - Expanded PVC Sheet

I am considering the use of Komatex® - Expanded PVC Sheet as a headliner. One consideration is the distance between the trim strips that hold the PVC in place. I have not used Komatex® - Expanded PVC Sheet and am wondering how thick the material will need to be to span 12", 18" or 24" for a 96" run?

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It depends... is the material going to be supporting just itself? Also, is the material going to be a flat panel or a curved panel. A curved panel will often need fewer trim strips to hold it in place properly, since the curvature of the panel will often provide the panel significant support—this is why most steel tape measure blades are curved...
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