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Bubble wrap link

Paul Fredricks_3
Paul Fredricks_3 Member Posts: 1,557
You can right click and zoom in if you want to pop a big one.

Unfortunately, I don't think this answers the original question. But I feel better.


  • Tony_23
    Tony_23 Member Posts: 1,033
    Can't find it

    Can somebody post a link to the bubble wrap study for me ?

    I think I'm going to need it :)

    I just can't let someone blindly believe the hype.

  • kevin coppinger_12
    kevin coppinger_12 Member Posts: 27
    go to ...

  • Perry_3
    Perry_3 Member Posts: 498
    Sounds like you need the other use for bubblewrap as well:

    Stress Relief: Bubblewrap's most important funcion.

    For an electronic version; goto:


    Note, Manic mode is for those in real need.

  • Brad White
    Brad White Member Posts: 2,398
    That is what I was thinking, Perry

    "I.... Want.... More!!!"

    That should settle the real benefit of bubble wrap once and for all.

    Who said you had no sense of humor? :)
    "If you do not know the answer, say, "I do not know the answer", and you will be correct!"

    -Ernie White, my Dad
  • Rob Blair
    Rob Blair Member Posts: 227
    Too Funny!!

  • Tony_23
    Tony_23 Member Posts: 1,033

    Someone on another board believes that spacing Reflectix off ductwork makes it R-6, and doubling it makes it R-8.

    Apparently advertising is truth :)
  • Glenn Sossin_2
    Glenn Sossin_2 Member Posts: 592

  • Dave_4
    Dave_4 Member Posts: 1,405

    Apparently, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Assoc concludes that bubble wrap does not meet International Mechanical Code for duct systems.

  • Weezbo
    Weezbo Member Posts: 6,232
    Thank You Perry. *~/:)

    this is about the best form of insulation one can find ,from the stress and strain of the heated conversation :)

  • Perry_3
    Perry_3 Member Posts: 498
    Not Exactly...

    That is for insulation.

    Bubble wrap can be used to wrap the ducting for shipping and handling. That way it prevents the stress and strain of shipping and handling from damaging the ductwork (and might prevent injury to the handlers as well).

    Bubblewrap is all about stress relief. Either physical protection - or emotional relief (see my post above on this).

    So, I have no problem wrapping bubble wrap arround a pice of ductwork at the right time... besides, you can pop a few then... Ahhhh.

    However, I will concede that if you are planning to use it for insulation purposes... "Must have.. more..." indefinetely applies. It really is not a long term stable insulating material.

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