Safety Check

—  Read Chapter 5 on health and safety

—  Obtain professional training and supervision before using power or machine tools

—  Wear a dust mask and use a dust-collection system or vacuum frequently when sanding

—  Read MSDS information

Polyurethane (PU) modeling board is a high-quality material that can be sculpted to a fine level of detail and finish. Specifically developed for applications to replace wood, it is dimensionally stable, does not have a grain structure, and will not rot. The density is consistent and available in specific increments. In addition to its use in modelmaking it is used as a coring material in marine and aviation applications. Being a thermoset plastic material, it has strong ...

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