White stuff on scanner lid

smyrnia, Aug 1, 12:53am
Hi folks,
Does anyone have an idea of the name of the white padded stuff on the inside of a scanner lid.
It's obviously is a "pure" white ie no uv brighteners etc.
Just interested to know if someone has a name for it or what do we call a pure white reflective product.

pandai, Aug 1, 1:04am
document mat

smyrnia, Aug 1, 1:21am
Thanks pandai,
That's given me a name for the beast :)
Now I'll be a bit lazy and ask if anyone knows of a product available in NZ, TMe would be good.
Yes I did do a quick Google .

pandai, Aug 1, 2:21am
It's nothing special, all it does is hold the paper flat. Wouldn't be hard to make one yourself with some foam, glue and plastic card (a place mat perhaps?)

mgc54, Aug 1, 3:03am
I have bought similar material to the white plastic coated card from Warehouse Stationery to use as a backing layer when mounting photographs in frames.
Have a browse at WS
I will have a look and see if I have an unopened packet.
UPDATE: Lucky for you I have one unused. See photo

gyrogearloose, Aug 1, 3:31am
I've got a sheet here that I ripped off the lid of an HP scanner before dumping it - HP wouldn't rewrite the driver for Vista (onwards) so it was only good for scrap.

smyrnia, Apr 12, 3:05am
Thanks folks,
All thoughts appreciated.
mgc54, yes thank you :)
gyro, yep that's how I have my current one, for the projects I'm playing with a few more will be useful.
Hence finding a sq m or something would be neat (or a few dumped beasts :) )
mgc54 has the answer :)
Thanks folks

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