foam rubber


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foam rubber

[¦fōm ′rəb·ər]
(materials)

sponge rubber, foam rubber

Expanded rubber having a cellular structure; usually has interconnecting cells; used as resilient padding and as thermal insulation.
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Solutions: In the short term, use foam rubber self-adhesive strips around windows and doors for protection that will last up to a year.
Most unforgettably, The Sand Castle (1977) followed a team of strange, seemingly half-formed creatures that emerged from the primal sand to build a magnificent curvilinear edifice; they were made out of bulky foam rubber over a solder armature.
It's amatter of releasing at the same time a fuel droplet and a camera focused on the droplet, allowing them to plummet 25 feet into a cushion of foam rubber chunks.
The Madballs Classic Series II includes six disgusting styles of soft foam rubber balls that are approximately the size of a baseball.
They include Having a Whale of a Time, created from welded steel and foam rubber, and Canoodling Canoe Gnus, a 16ft Canadian canoe containing two gnus going for a romantic river ride.
The supporting corner pieces of wood were deliberately left standing six inches proud of the uppermost floorboards, each covered with a lump of foam rubber to soften the hard corners and finished off by wrapping a carrier bag around each one.
Actifoam foam rubber is activated by fire and will then expand vigorously to completely fill any openings.
In another room was Naviganti (Voyagers), 2003, which consists of a sort of foam rubber relief map covered with canvas that's been dyed sea green.
20 shore is about the softest with the consistency of foam rubber.
under a men's room sink turned out to be foam rubber wrapped in duct tape - insulation that fell off a pipe.
It may look like a sex toy for an octupus, but it's actually an aerofoil fan made out of high- density foam rubber by German interior design guru Elmar Flototto For more info contact www.