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Posted on HMWPE runners expanding when screwed (for crosscut jig)

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 02:58 PM

Polyethylene is very soft. any countersunk hole in PE will deform the material. You might have better luck using a screw with a flat bottom head such as a cap screw or a pan head, but it will still deform to some extent. It’s the nature of the material.

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