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Old 28-09-2012, 16:10   #16
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Re: Will epoxy bond to plastic?

Some glues "melt" what is being joined, which would be a chemical bond. The glue used to join PVC pipe is an example. These glues are typically very specific to the material being joined. 5200 would be an example of a physical bond...which can in many cases be good enough.
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Old 28-09-2012, 16:19   #17
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Re: Will epoxy bond to plastic?

waxy plastic will not bond with epoxy. tried it on my kayak. gflex willnot either--tried it.
i also tried resistol , a 2 part plastic looking stuff that works like splash zone--that works on plastic .is available in mexico. donot know if it is available in usa. i use the blue, as opposed to the green, and it worked well .
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