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Kevin Rodden
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Acrylic glue

Postby Kevin Rodden » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:59 pm

Can anyone recommend an Acrylic glue/cement that is available in the Uk.
I do fancy trying Weld On 4 but i can’t find any over here.

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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Keith Sherwin » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:03 pm

Kev, I did a lookup and found -
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Acrylic+Glue+UK&t=ffsb&ia=web
Let us know if you find something suitable please.
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Kevin Rodden » Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:29 pm

Keith Sherwin wrote:Kev, I did a lookup and found -
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Acrylic+Glue+UK&t=ffsb&ia=web
Let us know if you find something suitable please.


Thanks Keith will do.
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Martín Lázaro » Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:41 pm

Here is dificult find out this specific adhesives... y simply use cyanocrylate, avoiding fumes because transform transparency in a white "fume"...
But works
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Kevin Rodden » Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:10 pm

Martín Lázaro wrote:Here is dificult find out this specific adhesives... y simply use cyanocrylate, avoiding fumes because transform transparency in a white "fume"...
But works
Martín.-


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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Gene Uselman » Fri Nov 18, 2016 3:56 pm

I use Weld-on #3, which is very fast and water thin and #16 which is much thicker (in a tube) and is better if your parts do not have perfect alignment. Gene
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Kevin Rodden » Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:41 am

Gene Uselman wrote:I use Weld-on #3, which is very fast and water thin and #16 which is much thicker (in a tube) and is better if your parts do not have perfect alignment. Gene


Thanks Gene, i did fancy trying Weld on at first but i was struggling trying to find it over here without paying stupid postal prices.
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Simon Morris » Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:08 am

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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Gene Uselman » Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:07 am

I think this could be developed into a FAQ feature- I have also picked up a few tips and procedures used by acrylic fabricators which I would like to share. For the moment here is the chemicals on these US Weld-on product which I consider the most useful:

Weld-on 3- water-thin for very close fits- no gaps
Weldon 3.jpg


Weld-on 16- for less well fitting pieces
Weldon 16.jpg
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Re: Acrylic glue

Postby Kevin Rodden » Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:22 pm

Gene Uselman wrote:I think this could be developed into a FAQ feature- I have also picked up a few tips and procedures used by acrylic fabricators which I would like to share. For the moment here is the chemicals on these US Weld-on product which I consider the most useful:

Weld-on 3- water-thin for very close fits- no gaps
Weldon 3.jpg

Weld-on 16- for less well fitting pieces
Weldon 16.jpg


Thank you Gene going to give the weld on 16 a go.
Nice find.

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