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#1 greymack

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:31 AM

I seen someone on youtube use heating duct chrome tape is that better than bare metal foil that everyone uses?

#2 vypurr59

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 10:56 AM

It is a thicker product, so in some ways, easier to cut without tearing, but when doing fine details, could be harder to use.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 12:09 PM

The thing about BMF is that it's so thin that it conforms to almost any shape, thicker materials tend to pull up from tight bends and such because the material is thick enough to try to keep its flat shape and the adhesive isn't strong enough to hold it down.

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:11 PM

Yeah, I use a lot of aluminum foil...just for budget sakes and I can tell you...anything but BMF is horrible in a tight bend.

Edited by Skydime, 20 November 2012 - 07:12 PM.


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Posted 20 November 2012 - 07:35 PM

It does have its uses but it is no replacement for BMF. Here are two examples of useful applications:

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