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Will gasoline damage blue foam?

Old 09-23-2006, 01:46 PM
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Default Will gasoline damage blue foam?

If regular unleaded gasoline comes into contact with unprotected blue foam, will it damage/dissolve the foam?

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Old 09-23-2006, 02:12 PM
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Default RE: Will gasoline damage blue foam?

It will dissolve the foam, quickly!
Old 09-25-2006, 07:09 AM
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Default RE: Will gasoline damage blue foam?

An old-school way (man but what a HazMat problem) to build a one-off glass fuselage....
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Default RE: Will gasoline damage blue foam?

it will weaken epoxy as well. not a good idea to disolve molds that way for a fiberglass setup.
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Default RE: Will gasoline damage blue foam?

If you airframe has blue foam in the tank area it would be good to line the compartment witn a layer of glass cloth and epoxy too.
I wouldn't disolve foam with gas ever, I prefer paint thinner or acetone the gas smell never goes away completely.

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