multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

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fred ungewitter
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by fred ungewitter » Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:40 am

I searched using "multi-layer sign engraving plastic uk" and found at least one that appears to be valid:
http://www.bayplastics.co.uk/engravinglaminates.htm
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Jason Wright » Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:45 am

thank you Fred
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Gene Uselman » Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:08 am

Here is the website- sometimes you need the correct terms to search for items. Gene

http://www.kingplastic.com/products/king-starboard/

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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Jason Wright » Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:12 am

thanks Gene, i think shipping a large sheet from Florida might be a lot to the UK though
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Simon Morris » Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:24 am

E-bay Blue & White "50W (40 W) Laser" (644XG) TL
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Jason Wright » Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:30 am

yes that looks good

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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Simon Morris » Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:09 am

I've used the gold - it's very good
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Re: multi layer plastic sheets (different colours)

Post by Jason Wright » Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:35 am

hopefully its better than the acrylic mirror im currently working on, by all accounts there are 2x types cast and extruded, think i must have the extruded type that etches clear and not the frosted effect i was hoping for, still you live and learn
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