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Gluing and Solvent Bonding

What solvent is used to bond polycarbonate?

Polycarbonate can be bonded using a solvent called methylene chloride (also known as dichloromethane). This solvent has a high solubility...

What solvent is used to bond ABS?

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) can be solvent welded using a variety of solvents, but the most commonly used solvent is...

Can you solvent bond polyethylene?

Solvent bonding is generally not effective for polyethylene (PE) because it has low surface energy and poor chemical resistance to...

What solvent is used to weld acrylic?

Acrylic, also known as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), is a thermoplastic material that can be easily welded using a solvent. The...

Gluing or Solvent Bonding of Plastics

Solvent bonding involves coating plastics together with a solvent and clamping them together. The solvent softens the plastic and when it evaporates the plastics are bonded together, but the bond is not homogenous.