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Flexible Astragal or Appliqué Trim 1 3/4" x 11/16" thick, 8ft long in flexible polyurethane. Although yellowish in color, it accepts primer and paint the same way as MDF does. Perfect for curved staircase, curved walls, arched windows or arched openings. When installed next to our rigid trim and painted forms a seamless joint. You should maximize the use of the rigid profile and use the polyurethane equivalent only for the curved portion of the project. Most popular for making picture frames or Appliques wainscoting as a ceiling treatment.
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Flexible Astragal or Appliqué Trim, 1 3/4" wide x 11/16" thick, 8ft long. Can be used for any curved surface. Made from a polyurethane resin, this product can be painted or stained.
Most popular for making picture frames or Appliques wainscoting as a ceiling treatment.
To save on costs, maximize the use of the rigid MDF profile and use the flexible equivalent only for the curved portion of the project. The maximum per one length we can supply is 12 feet; for orders over 12 feet, it will be made in multiple sections.
We also offer this matching profile in MDF.
FasteningFor best results, the use of construction type adhesive in addition to pneumatic pin nailing to wall or ceiling abutments, Mitre Bond instant adhesive on all end joints, is recommended. Use of tape or clamps may be helpful in securing material in position while adhesives bond. Nails should be kept to a minimum 3/8" from any edge.
CuttingMaterial can be cut, shaped and sanded using standard woodworking equipment. Note that the wood grain on stain grade material is only on the surface and will be eliminated if sanded.
StainingThe use of water base stain such as Minwax work wells and is recommended. Apply with brush or rag and wipe off. Additional coats may be applied if necessary to match wood. Be sure to allow first coat to dry completely before applying more stain. Finish with clear coat after staining.
PaintingPrimer coats are not recommended. Use water based Acrylic Latex Paint.When using Alkyd Enamels an exterior primer such as Kilz® is required. When using Alkyd Enamels additional drying time may be necessary. Never paint before installation. The material is flexible and the paint may crack during installation.
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