How strong is king StarBoard?

How strong is king StarBoard?

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Properties Units Nominal Values
Tensile Strength @ Yield psi >4,100
Tensile Modulus psi 255,000
Elongation @ Break % >600
Elongation @ Yield % 9.8

What is King StarBoard made from?

high-density polyethylene plastic
King StarBoard is a type of high-density polyethylene plastic (HDPE) material. Marine-grade StarBoard sheets are consistently flat, the result of a proprietary manufacturing process.

What thickness does StarBoard come in?

Sheet / Slab stock – Sheet size: 48” x 96” available in 1-1/2” thick ONLY. King StarBoard® is the original marine-grade polymer and the industry standard. It is the product of a proprietary process called K-Stran™, the most advanced manufacturing process available for producing consistently flat continuous sheets.

Is StarBoard heavier than plywood?

Starboard is about the same weight as wood. It has been around for a while. Most new boat builders use it. Weight difference is not enough to use more fuel.

Does King StarBoard float?

It definitely floats. Thanks much for the replies, nice price on the stuff from US Plastics.

Can you router StarBoard?

King StarBoard AS comes with a non-skid dot pattern finish on one side and a matte finish on the reverse. Edges may be finished with a router. Sanding may be used, but a very fine sandpaper is required to avoid creating small, hard-to-clean scratches.

Why is it called StarBoard?

Most sailors were right handed, so the steering oar was placed over or through the right side of the stern . Sailors began calling the right side the steering side, which soon became “starboard” by combining two Old English words: stéor (meaning “steer”) and bord (meaning “the side of a boat”).

Is StarBoard just HDPE?

HDPE Smooth StarBoard® is a marine-grade polymer material that is quickly becoming the industry standard because it can be used to fabricate a whole host of fixtures on boats of all kinds. Best of all, this marine substrate is made to maintain its color and finish for the lifetime of the boat.

Can you staple StarBoard?

King StarBoard® cannot be glued using standard adhesives. Staples work well with King StarBoard®. However, it may be necessary to use a tack hammer to drive the staple all the way in.

What is King starboard?

King StarBoard® is environmentally stabilized to withstand the harshest marine conditions. It will not warp, rot, or delaminate when exposed to humidity or water. King StarBoard® is easy to fabricate with standard woodworking tools and requires little or no finishing. Sizes: 54″ x 96″ full sheets or custom cut-to-size

What are the sizes of King starboard sheets?

King StarBoard® is easy to fabricate with standard woodworking tools and requires little or no finishing. Sizes: 54″ x 96″ full sheets or custom cut-to-size Thicknesses: ¼”, 3/8”, ½”, ¾”, 1”, 1½” Colors: Black, Charcoal Gray, Dolphin Gray, Light Gray, Sanshade, Seafoam, Arctic White, White/White

What is the finish of King starboard?

King StarBoard® has a matte finish on both sides of the sheet. It is environmentally stabilized to withstand the harshest outdoor conditions. King StarBoard® will not rust, delaminate or rot when exposed to UV, humidity or water.

Is the king starboard® upgradable with King flameshield?

King StarBoard® is upgradable with King FlameShield, for ASTM E-84 Class A Flame Compliance and CAN/ULC-S102 for Canadian Compliance. For more information about King MicroShield® and King FlameShield, please visit those product pages.