What are Post Tube Pads made from?
The inside material is open cell foam and the outer shell is made out of tough, durable vinyl. During production, the foam and vinyl covering are bonded together (co-extruded)
How do you attach the Post Tube Pads?
Normally the post tube pads slip over metal tubes that are not more than 2 1/8" in diameter. The length of the tube is pre-scored in case there is a need to cut lengthwise and place around a metal post.
Best to use several plastic ties to firmly attach each psst tube pad
If you use outside, best to seal the exposed foam with silicone so that it does not absorb water
In what shapes are the Post Tube Pads available?
● Only in tube shape
● Each tube is 8 feet long
If you do not see it on our website, we do not have it.
How do you ship Post Tube Pads?
They The Post Tube Pads are sold only in full boxes of 20. The boxes are considered as "oversize:" by Fedex ground and must be shipped via Truck Freight. Contact us for a freight quote.
Are Post Tube Pads long lasting?
They can last many, many years if used in the manner it was designed as safety padding. However, durability is relative to the amount and type of use. Longevity will be reduced by excessive or aggressive use. It is impossible for us to advise customers on "longevity" as there are thousands of different applications and different environments.
Can the Post Tube Pads be used outside?
Post Pads can be used indoors or outdoors. Keep in mind, all rubber/plastic products, even those that are UV treated, will eventually fade in the sun. The stronger the sun, the faster it fades. The darker the initial color, the stronger it fades. In addition the impact absorbing characteristics are reduced in very cold (below 32F) and very hot (over 100 F) weather. These factors will vary from region to region.
It is best if the product is not exposed to direct sunlight for extended periods.
In what colors are the Post Pads available?
Currently available 8 different colors. Customer must order full boxes of 20 pieces for any color. No mixing of colors
Custom colors are avaible bu the product must be ordered in many thousands of feet at a time.
How do you clean and maintain the Post Tube padding?
See separate page on "Cleaning". If possible, do not use solvents such as methylene chloride, acetone, laquer thinner, Benzene, Toluene, Xylene etc. Do not clean polyurethane with acids.
Can you use around water activities?
Yes - the vinyl shell is waterproof. With extended exposure to chlorinated water, there may be some surface discoloration (greenish) and even more so near water with high TDS (Totally Dissolved Solids). There have not been any specific tests to determine the amount of discoloration, based on the concentration of chlorine (& TDS) over extended periods of time.
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