The "White Spill"

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The "White Spill"

Postby Eremophila » Thu 10 Mar, 2022 11:57 am

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-10/ ... /100894566

And this couldn't have been foreseen???? :evil: :cry:
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Re: The "White Spill"

Postby ofuros » Thu 10 Mar, 2022 1:32 pm

Mmmm...I don't think they're product research included destruction testing. :roll:
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Re: The "White Spill"

Postby wildwanderer » Thu 10 Mar, 2022 2:10 pm

Though there is an argument they shouldn't have been made of that stuff in the first place. What happened to wood!
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Re: The "White Spill"

Postby Eremophila » Thu 10 Mar, 2022 3:04 pm

wildwanderer wrote:Though there is an argument they shouldn't have been made of that stuff in the first place. What happened to wood!


That's what I was thinking.

I wonder what the normal expected lifespan is? When to replace? Surely it would just degrade and eventually start disintegrating in any event?
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Re: The "White Spill"

Postby ofuros » Thu 10 Mar, 2022 5:19 pm

Looks to me to be polystyrene encased within thick plastic of some kind.... probably chosen for less maintenance over the long term than steel pontoons.

Not so good for high impact resistance...
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