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Forum topic by PRGDesigns posted 12-25-2017 03:51 AM 774 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-25-2017 03:51 AM

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We’re looking for a source from which to obtain phenolic resin panels. We’re looking to use the phenolic resin panel for part of a vacuum system for our CNC. 1/2’ thick, minimum 24” x 60”, or larger, if size makes a difference. Anywhere near Dallas / Ft Worth TX would be a bonus, just to be able to pick it up.

FYI – we’ve sourced a melamine sheet with iron on edging locally, if we can’t find the preferred phenolic resin panel.

Thanks in advance for any consideration you can give this request.

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#1 posted 12-25-2017 12:29 PM

US Plastics has abut any thing you could want in phenolic sheets, and based on their prices they are very proud of it. Even so, they ave it and deal with shipping to commercial customers.

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#2 posted 12-25-2017 06:36 PM

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#3 posted 12-26-2017 09:34 PM

You can buy phenolic backer sheets cheaply (4X8 is in the $9 to $12 price range) and laminate them to whatever substrate you want. They should be available wherever laminates are sold in your area.

Perhaps this will meet your requirements and not break the bank.

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#4 posted 12-28-2017 03:10 AM

Thanks for all your suggestions. We’re following up on some of them to see if they’re viable for our particular application.

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