Looking for something to cover desk surface and be usable as mousepad but can't find the right term

Discussion in 'Gaming & Office Furniture' started by viivo, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. viivo

    viivo Gawd

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    The desk surface is 72"Wx28"D. I'm looking for something close to veneer, but thicker and more durable like truck bed liner and also slick/smooth enough to use a mouse on it. Anything like the texture of a Ratpad that comes in large enough sheets that I can cut to fit the desk top?
     
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  3. viivo

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    Does melamine come in thicker sheets? All I've seen is paper thin covering on fiberboard shelving and such.
     
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    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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    Formica is the name brand of cabinet top covering that uses Melamine. Definitely not paper thin. You use a type of resin to apply it normally.
     
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  6. ItWasMe

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    Alibaba has large sheets of ESD rubberized material. It is what my Lab people order to replace their workstation tops.

    Cant link to it because I'm at work, but if you search for 'ESD table mat', I'm sure you'll find something.
     
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    westrock2000 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    28" is under 1 yard, so you could also buy simulated leather from any fabric store.
     
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    I use a MTG play mat, might not be as big as what you are looking for but it def works well
     
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    But then he wouldn't be able to use metal utensils...
     
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    i lost my shit at the submarine

    how do i replace my skin with this
     
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