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Old 05-16-2018, 12:05 PM   #1  
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Question Flat Floor materials

Excluding splitter and diffuser and going to the pinch seams we have about 2.3m by 1.3m or 7.5ft by 4.5ft dependent on your measurement desire.
Obviously most materials come in
  1. 2440mm by 1220mm or 8ft by 4ft
  2. 3050mm by 1500mm or 10ft by 5ft
Aluminium (or aluminum if you wish), alupanel, dibond, plywood have had their discussion but for those not in the US get sign material at those sort of sizes is expensive.
I'd like to snag a alupanel for a few bucks as most say but it is 65 ($88) for 8x4 sheet for me from a local sign place yet 12mm (0.5") plywood is 22 ($30).
3x the price for a 1/3 of the mass and half the rigidity doesn't seem that good to me but then again every ounce shaved helps.

What materials are you using for your underfloor (not splitter or diffuser)?
How much was it in local currency?
Where did you get it?

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Old 05-22-2018, 10:54 AM   #2  
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Ok so I'll list a few peoples details with some costs from poor old blighty for discussion.
1993ka24det has .063" (1.6mm) 6061 (T6) Aluminium flat floor covering almost all the area seam to seam and center to center.
ThePass has undisclosed thickness and grade aluminium ($3/lb is all we have) flat floor covering between the frame rails and shy of the centers.
I've checked into alupanel and plywood so will include the information.
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I'll update if people give data
Plywood 9.0mm 0.35" 2440mm 96.0" 1220mm 48.0" 17.41kg 38.38lbs 28.61 $38.38 0.75/kg $1.00/lbs
Aluminium 1.5mm 0.06" 2500mm 98.4" 1250mm 49.2" 12.70kg 28.00lbs 88.30 $119.13 6.95/kg $4.25/lb
Alupanel 3.4mm (0.2-3.0-0.2) 0.00" 2440mm 96.0" 1220mm 48.0" 13.15kg 29.00lbs 65.00 $88.00 4.94/kg $3.03/lb
AluFlute 5.0mm(0.3-2.4-0.3) 0.20" 2440mm 96.0" 1220mm 48.0" 9.82kg 21.65bs 00.00 $00.00 0.00/kg $0.00/lb
AluFlute 8.0mm(0.3-5.4-0.3) 0.31" 2440mm 96.0" 1220mm 48.0" 10.42kg 22.97bs 00.00 $00.00 0.00/kg $0.00/lb

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