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Offline MeFryRice

Re: Plastic Welding
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2012, 11:40:49 PM »
I bought the acetone and have spare ABS plastic that I will be using to attempt Clocker's way.  I'll try it out on Sunday and report back to you guys.

Offline clocker

Re: Plastic Welding
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2012, 06:07:34 AM »
I bought the acetone and have spare ABS plastic that I will be using to attempt Clocker's way.  I'll try it out on Sunday and report back to you guys.
My homemade plastic bondo requires some advance prep, mainly dissolving the solid ABS.
The smaller the chips you start with, the faster it goes and you'll need to adjust the ratio of solids>acetone to get the consistency you want.


You want the mixture relatively loose, not like water, more like Karo syrup.
The more acetone the better because that's what dissolves the parent material and makes the bond.

Offline Leggman1

Re: Plastic Welding
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2012, 09:28:12 AM »
I found a product called Plastifix (no kidding). It's from Urethane supply company. Not too bad on price and works great. They have a video on youtube.

Offline VladtheSmiter

Re: Plastic Welding
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2014, 08:21:40 AM »
What about using the 3M plastic tab repair stuff. I would have tried it to make new mounting posts in my dash but couldnt find it and got impatient and high temp hot glued everything back together.
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Re: Plastic Welding
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2014, 09:03:51 AM »
I use 3M panel bond.  It bonds..  well, damn near anything.   Been very happy with it.  Warning, NOT cheap.
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