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#1390840 - 06/09/15 03:27 PM Industrial Netting
Snuggiemunchkins Offline
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Has anyone ever used the netting from Industrial netting? Is it safe to use?

http://www.industrialnetting.com/xb1135.html

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#1390859 - 06/09/15 09:01 PM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: Snuggiemunchkins]
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I wouldn't use anything that wasn't FDA compliant. The mesh you have the link for is non compliant and could be toxic to your sugar gliders.
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#1390861 - 06/09/15 09:45 PM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: Snuggiemunchkins]
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The hole width on the product description is 0.75 inch which means a glider could either squeeze through it - or get their head through and become entrapped in the mesh.

The black plastic hardware cloth sold in the garden section at Lowe's or Home Depot has 1/2 inch holes and is safer for making glider cages or toys.
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#1390862 - 06/09/15 11:07 PM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: CandyOtte]
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Ok I wont use it then. Could someone please post a link to the hardware cloth from lowes or home depot that is safe? I want to make sure I get the right thing.

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#1390872 - 06/10/15 09:42 AM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: Snuggiemunchkins]
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Lowe's

http://www.lowes.com/pd_157763-13113-751397_1z0wg62Z1z10uc4__?productId=3457514&pl=1


This can be cut with scissors. Cut close to the edge to remove small sharp nubs left behind if you cut down the middle of a row of holes.



Edited by CandyOtte (06/10/15 09:44 AM)
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#1390877 - 06/10/15 01:10 PM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: Snuggiemunchkins]
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Thank you so much!:)

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#1390903 - 06/12/15 09:49 AM Re: Industrial Netting [Re: Snuggiemunchkins]
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If you can't cut it close enough, you can probably use a lighter to melt the sharp spots smooth.
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