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01-05-2015 05:26 PM

Topic tags/keywords: gripper diy gripper ordex

I saw the following post here and have a question…

The poster – Stelios L.A Stavrinides said he used 3mm “Ordex” non slip mat for the “Anti-skid grip”

Does anyone know where to get this or is there a BORG, Hobby Lobby or ??? alternative?



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#1 posted 01-05-2015 08:44 PM

I believe Ordex is a European product. I’d be surprised if 3M doesn’t have an equivalent product.

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#2 posted 01-06-2015 01:40 AM

You might want to look at the gripper built by DeLayne Peck to see what he used on his version … I believe it was a mouse pad.

The drawer liner for tool chest or 1/8” diaphragm rubber (really sticky stuff) works too! I got my diaphram rubber material at a local hardware store.

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#3 posted 01-06-2015 01:45 AM

How about the rubber type material used under small area rugs…that ought’a work

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#4 posted 01-06-2015 04:38 AM

I used reclaimed material from a messed up grout float.

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#5 posted 01-08-2015 02:30 AM

Ordex is a nonslip rubber mat that is used for yoga mats in the U.K. Almost any kind of nonslip rubber matting will do . 3 MM is about an 1/8 of an inch ,best I can figure , check with some of these Europeans on here they can tell you.

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