Rubberizing a piece of metal

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Old 10-20-13, 09:54 PM
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Rubberizing a piece of metal

What could I use to rubberize a piece of metal? 5"x8" Here's what I have in mind Plasti-Dip with a clear coat to extend the longevity of the Plasti-Dip.
Flex-Seal same thing with a clear coat on top or Alumilite? But I don't think I could dip the whole piece in Aluminite that would be a giant mess. Any other products on the market I need something permanent and durable.
 
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Old 10-21-13, 04:30 AM
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What is the intended use for this metal? Would something like a can of aerosol bed liner work? It's doubtful a clear coating would hold up long term over any flexible coating.
 
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Old 10-21-13, 06:05 AM
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It's a 1/8" piece of metal that I used to make to protect for a switch at work I chose metal since it was easy to design and to bend all the corners are rounded and the edges filed but I'm afraid people could scratch themselves on it
 
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Old 10-21-13, 06:10 AM
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Can you bend the edges over? That takes away the risk of getting cut on the edges. With the edges being so thin, I doubt any coating would help much.
 
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Everything is bent and all the edges are filed
 
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Old 10-21-13, 11:15 AM
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If the perimeter is folded over or bent - what is there to file? How/where would the user get scratched?
Maybe a pic would better explain what you have.
 
 

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