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Observation
Posted by: Ken Finch (149.202.98.---)
Date: April 09, 2018 05:21PM

It seems to me that in terms of EVA foam grip material, the brighter colors are softer than the darker colors. I wonder if the color chemical or whatever is added to get the color has something to do with this. Anybody else notice the difference in hardness between the same EVA stock but in lighter versus darker colors?

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Billy Vivona (---.nycmny.fios.verizon.net)
Date: April 09, 2018 05:26PM

There is no difference with the EVA blocks I sell. With the EVA I use for my image inlays, it comes in several densities, and they are all consistent regardless of color.

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Robert A. Guist (---.dhcp.embarqhsd.net)
Date: April 09, 2018 05:50PM

Hello Ken.

I'm with Billy 100%, the color has nothing to do with it , but there are other densities out there, so you have to look out for that.

Call your favorite supplier and ask him what densities they sell and if they have more than one density in the same colors, bet they won't, but you never know.


Tight Wraps & Tighter Lines.

Bob,

Bridgeton, NC.

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Travis Thompson (---.mobile.uscc.net)
Date: April 09, 2018 08:25PM

I know I ordered flo green camo and a block of straight flo green. The straight flo green is rubbery and fairly durable. The flo camo is gritty and not durable. wears and rubs away easily. Maybe the same density but not the same feel or durability

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Travis Thompson (---.hsd1.il.comcast.net)
Date: April 09, 2018 08:26PM

I know I ordered flo green camo and a block of straight flo green. The straight flo green is rubbery and fairly durable. The flo camo is gritty and not durable. wears and rubs away easily. Maybe the same density but not the same feel or durability

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Michael Danek (---.alma.mi.frontiernet.net)
Date: April 09, 2018 09:44PM

I expect that EVA comes in various grades and quality, like most other things. I also expect that Billy is selling a very good grade, so. . .

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Re: Observation
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: April 09, 2018 10:01PM

One note - turning EVA under high speed and light pressure will tend to soften it. It doesn't like heat. Always try and turn under good power and heavy pressure. The quicker you cut it the better the end result.

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