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WillconcretesticktoPVC?
I'mthinkingaboutmakingaconcretetube,andIwaswonderingifIusedtwodifferent
diameterpvcpipesasthemoldifIcouldremovetheconcretewithoutdamagingittoo
badly.

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StevesW(/member/StevesW/)

10monthsago

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Sliceapostertubedownthecentersoyoucanpeelitapartlater.Waxthe
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insideoftheTubeorputsomecookingsprayinthere(likePAM)tapeitupand
pouryourconcrete.PeeltheTapewhenitcuresandsplitthecardboard.

Ronyon(/member/Ronyon/)

2yearsago

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Ihavebeenthinkingaboutthisaswell,andIthinkIwilltryanoutertubesplit
lengthwisewithnewspaperpastedontheinside.Afterpasting,thetubewould
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beducttapedbacktogether.
Theinnerwouldalsobewrappedinpaper,andaftercastingthewholething
wouldbesoaked,andhopefullytheconcretewouldrelease.

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4yearsago

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.Idon'tknow,butconcretewillsticktomostthings,soareleaseagentis
brushedorsprayedonthemoldsbeforepouring.Polyvinylalcohol(PVA)isa
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popularreleaseagentthatmayworkwithPVC.
.Ifnoonehasananswer,thatshouldpointyouintherightdirectiononyour
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IthinkPVAispolyvinylacetate.Thereareanumberofproducts
availablesuchasBondcretewhicharebasicallyPVA,andareusedto
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helpbondcementitiousproductssuchasrenderand
concrete/masonry,together.Itisalsogoodforwoodworking.IfI'mnot
mistakenandwearetalkingaboutthesamething,Iwonderhowgood
areleaseagentitwouldmake?
Althoughhavinghadsomeexperiencewiththistypeofproduct,it
seemstoemulsifywhenexposedtomoistureandthentherender
eventuallyfallsoff.Notagreatproduct.

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4yearsago

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caarntedd(/member/caarntedd/) NachoMahma

4yearsago

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Usedifferentsizedcarboardorpapertubes.Ifyouusethepvctubesyou'll
NEVERgetthemapart.Concreteshrinksslightlywhileit'sdryingsotheinside
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design/) willbe"welded"byfrictiontotheconcrete.
Youcouldmakeyourowntubestogetthecorrectsizeusingseveralormany
layersofheavybrownpaperandvarnishingitforrigidity.Thencollapseit
whentheconc.cures.

cerberustugowar(/member/cerberustugowar/)

4yearsago

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I'mfairlysureIhaveseenthosecardboardconcretetubesusedforfootings
beforeandthentheywerepeeledaway.Alsoasasidenote,theconcrete
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formsthatbuildersusewhenpouringaconcretefoundationareusually
sprayeddownwithdiesel,sothatmayhelpyouseparatesomethings.SoI
wouldsaygoonwithsomeminiexperimentsandseewhathappens

aeray(/member/aeray/)

4yearsago

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Itdoesn'tactuallystick,butthefrictionwillbesogreatthatyouwon'tbeableto
getthepipeout.Acheapsolutionmightbetouseaclosedcellfoamtube
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(a.k.a.pipeinsulation,whichwouldstretchinlengthandcontractincross
sectionwhenoneendwaspulled)fortheinsideform,anda"fabric"outside
formlike,orsimilarinconcepttothis(http://www.fab
form.com/products/fasttube/fasttube.html).Aquicker,easiertocomeby,one
offsolutionwouldbetousecardboardtubes.Theoutsideonewouldbefairly
easytopeeloff,andtheinneronemightbeabletobe"unwound"internally
likepullingribbonfromthecenterofaroll.Ifnot,itcouldbesoakedorburnt
outoncetheconcretewascured.

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