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Modding where to get aluminum film?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by master_akira, 25 Oct 2003.

  1. master_akira

    master_akira What's a Dremel?

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    I am currently thinking about building a new computer case and would like to use aluminum film such as this:
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    does anyone know where i can get such a product in the US. It would need no structural stability of its own, it will be affixed to a plexiglas body

    Akira
     
  2. Teek5449

    Teek5449 What's a Dremel?

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    It looks like common flashing that builders use which is made of aluminum and comes in various widths.
     
  3. master_akira

    master_akira What's a Dremel?

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    what thickness would anyone think to be appropriate for what i am attempting to do?
     
  4. LCDNinja

    LCDNinja What's a Dremel?

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    what exactly are you attempting to do?

    from what it sounds like you're trying to do, you'd only need 1-3mm thick
     
  5. Twernmilt

    Twernmilt What's a Dremel?

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    If your just slapping it on the back of some plexi then it doesn't matter, if its goin on the front however make sure its big enough to resist some scratching
     
  6. funkymunky

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    Thats a point... where could i get hold of ths stuff really cheaply in the united kingdom... any ideas??? :p
     
  7. bard

    bard Modding isn't what it used to be

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    1-3mm!?! He's talking about a flexible sheet here... My bezel is made of 1.5mm free standing aluminum...
    (Maybe you mean .1-.3? :p
     
  8. kong

    kong cnc-guy

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    I'm with Bard.
    I have made fan grills from 0.9mm ali and they are plenty strong.
    Incidently, you can get silver coated acrylic, might be worth a thought?
     
  9. funkymunky

    funkymunky Guest

    where would we think of getting this type of stuff... a normal fabrication works..? or perhaps a local DIY store???

    Rm :p
     
  10. Zeke_D

    Zeke_D What's a Dremel?

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  11. master_akira

    master_akira What's a Dremel?

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    The film will be attached the outside of a plexiglas body.

    Thanks Zeke_D, the stuff from tapeease is not possible due to its high minimum order, but alsacorp looks affordable (enough). Do you think their product will resist sratching if placed on the outside of the case?

    Thanks for all the input
     
  12. master_akira

    master_akira What's a Dremel?

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    Oops, i forgot something. In looking for aluminum flashing I came across this ,Amerimax Flashing , any comments on it?
     

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