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Glue? [message #32020] Wed, 03 August 2011 15:50 UTC Go to next message
avatar Yort  is currently offline Yort
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I need to bond some plastic pieces to a frosted detail (acrylic) printed model. I also need to bond two frosted detail and ultra detail model's together. I know the obvious choice is to try super glue, but I have never had much success with CA. The bond needs to be rather strong, almost like a weld. I was thinking about trying some industrial strength PVC glue or glue that softens the plastic and literally welds the plastic together.
Does anyone have any experience with glue or can offer some advice, thanks.
Re: Glue? [message #32022 is a reply to message #32020 ] Wed, 03 August 2011 16:43 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Youknowwho4eva  is currently offline Youknowwho4eva
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I know if you use Gorilla Glue, and it bonds properly the print will break before the bond does. I think all you'd have to do is rough up the joining surfaces a little with some high grit sand paper.


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Re: Glue? [message #32152 is a reply to message #32022 ] Fri, 05 August 2011 20:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar rtrmetro  is currently offline rtrmetro
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i recomend UHU glue it gives good results and it dries in seconds but i would be careful in account at the rate that it dries at it can be quite annoying to remove it.
Re: Glue? [message #32741 is a reply to message #32020 ] Mon, 15 August 2011 15:53 UTC Go to previous message
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This was recommended to me although I haven't yet tried it: E6000

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