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Re: Anyone did gum on Forex before?

This sounds like a kink of foamcore board.  Anyone know the difference
between forex and standard foamcore

I've research many foamcores for making pinhole cameras - but never
thought about printing on them

Gatorboard is available in NorthAmerica

found  a foamcore with an aluminum face


This page lists a archival foam core


Loris Medici wrote:

>I just had few sample pieces of Forex Smart. The material is pretty
>interesting, whiteness and surface is just perfect -> looks very much like
>very smooth hot press paper but with a semi-matte/semi-glossy surface. The
>surface feels very toothy (micro scale) the touch and it looks like one
>could print gum on it w/o any special preparation!
>Will try it tonight and report back to the list. If it works, that means I
>finally found the holy grail (to me!) of gum on a synthetic / highly
>permanent / rigid surface... (Another good news is -> it's very low
>density, light but also rigid and hard panel which floats in water.)
>Any experience with Forex?