Anyone used GS as a shipping insulator?

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Anyone used GS as a shipping insulator?

Postby DavisG » Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:50 pm

I have received a few packages (not animals) with Great Stuff sprayed around the inner box to provide protection through its rigid profile. I'm wondering if anyone has shipped frogs like this, having a layer of rigid foam would provide much more protection that shipping peanuts or news paper. Just some thoughts.

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Re: Anyone used GS as a shipping insulator?

Postby Philsuma » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:27 pm

It certainly would work....don't see why not.

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Re: Anyone used GS as a shipping insulator?

Postby Boondoggle » Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:30 pm

It's sold as insulation, that's what it does. Some of the insulated boxes I've used in the past that I got from the medical industry were constructed with spray foam. The only issue I can see with the home-made version is that you would really want to make SURE that the GS had cured before closing any frogs into the box with any potential fumes.


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