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Weed Suppressant Membrane Fraying

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by RobFJ, 12 Feb 2021.

  1. RobFJ

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    Has any one worked out a better way of stopping the cut edge from fraying. I've tried turning it underneath and that's OK until I move the membrane; ducktape lasts a season but the edge then has to be recut.
     
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    have you tried heat?

    You could buy a cheap Hotwire from amazon - ideally with a temperature control because mine doesn't have one and is probably too hot.

    make a V block to match so the hot wire has a locator.
    Even a circular saw cut in a bit of hardwood?
    If you wanted to be flash you could make a hinged thing out of two similar sized bits of timber, with a spring to hold it slightly open. Insert the fabric, press against the spring, count to 5..10 and release?
     
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  4. scbk

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    Don't know how it fairs over time but a blowtorch lighter will cut it and seal it
     
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