Molding plastic.(PVC)

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    Molding plastic.(PVC)

    Hey,guys!
    Right now I have an interest in molding PVC plastic. I won't be able to start any time soon,(you know,football,school,etc.)

    I'm more interested in making helmets than armor,as I know were to buy mando armor,and some clone armor. I found out the melting point for it,and I have some more info,but
    I would like to get as much info possible.

    If anyone has an opinion that they would like to share,please do.

    Thanks,vode.

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    Re: Molding plastic.(PVC)

    PVC smells really, really bad when you heat it.

    I highly recommend NOT doing that.

    ABS stinks a bit. HIPS does not smell too bad.

    I suggest reading a LOT of threads and watching a LOT of videos. Molding helmets is a lot of work and a lot of money. Be aware of what you are getting into.

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    Re: Molding plastic.(PVC)

    Thanks,I think this is a great place to read up on this sort of thing. I'm also reading up on the mandomercs site,and CT.net.

    I'll unquestionably keep up my research.

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