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Title: Hot air repair of PVC-U profiles
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Ref Code: IP12/01
Authors: C Newman

Abstract1: BRE has investigated the effectiveness of hot air repair techniques on dents in PVC-U profiles, typically seen as a result of damage caused by a burglar. Satisfactory repair on PVC-U frames requires a high level of training and skill. Where feasible, it is a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution than replacement. Trials on colour fastness of repaired profiles under conditions of artificial weathering indicate no significant effects on colour or gloss.

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Year Published: 2001

ISBN: 978-1-86081-487-7

 

Pages: 6

 

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