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Derek Heron

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Post Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:54 am

anybody struggling in the heat

hi all heard a couple of stories from mates who are struggling in the heat to apply vinyls
i had trouble at goodwood applying in the sunshine phew!!
also had trouble getting prints dry
cannot imagine doing a wrap in this heat
derek

just got to the unit 26 c inside
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Post Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:31 pm

Finding it hellish...anything over 28° and I'm melting. Office faces west and gets sun majority of day...no through breeze as windows and doors on same side...fan just turbo charges the warm air!
Vinyl application hard inside or outside as ambient temp high...dark vans are killer as the vinyl is actually blistering with micro bubbles due to the minute amount of air trapped under it as it expands just sitting in the car park as the panels get up to 70+°c. Never known anything like it since I started.

Prints drying fine...

Having to drink 2-3 litres a day just to stay alive!
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Post Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:01 am

I spend to long frozen stiff in agnoy from the cold I can take any amount of this for the time being.
Adjusted the machines and fitting times to suit
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Post Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:14 pm

Doing my printing late at night as the latex printer sends the workshop temperature up to 33c :o :o
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Martin Cole

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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:26 pm

I'm doing snow clearance and gritting vehicles at the moment.....just doesn't seem right.... :cool: :cry:
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Neil Davey

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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 1:24 pm

Did this wrap last week and it was a bit of a nightmare!! The vinyl just grabbed as soon as applied. Our unit has a roof light so becomes a greenhouse in this heat, great for tomatoes!! I wouldn't mind this weather till Christmas though :cool:
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Warren Beard

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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:01 pm

So should I turn my aircon off so I know what you are all going on about :lol1: This isn't heat (says he who comes from the humid coast of South Africa :wink: )

We have a wrao to do end of next week so hopefully a little cooler buy then, I'm trying to stay out the workshop as much as possible although hope it lasts as I'm going to Cornwall for 5 days at the end of the week :)
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:17 pm

[quote="Warren Beard"]So should I turn my aircon off so I know what you are all going on about :lol1:

So your heat exchanger is still doing the job then Warren? I still haven't got around to getting one...
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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:22 pm

Yip....really struggling with the heat here while on holiday in Turkey.......thank goodness it's all inclusive and we are never more than 20m from either a bar or a swimming pool :D

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Post Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:13 pm

Lorraine Clinch wrote:
Warren Beard wrote:So should I turn my aircon off so I know what you are all going on about :lol1:

So your heat exchanger is still doing the job then Warren? I still haven't got around to getting one...


Oh yes it's awesome, got 2 of them now, one in each room since the expansion. They are costly to buy but not bad running costs and heats and cools really well.

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