By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by Allendale Jan 24th

band a bond belting

how do you join it

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
geoff warner 129/03/2020 17:21:06
5 forum posts

hi all

i am trying to join some circular band a bond belting without success it just will not bond i have used it before and it has been ok

regards geoff

Howard Lewis29/03/2020 18:28:44
3146 forum posts
2 photos

Will cyanoacrylate bond it? If it will, the joint will be stronger than the parent material. But cyanoacrylate does not like all plastics!

Howard

Michael Gilligan29/03/2020 18:57:44
avatar
15478 forum posts
668 photos

Geoff,

Is your new ‘band a bond’ the real thing [bond a band] or a ‘clone’ with a similar name ?

Obviously, different plastics will require different welding temperatures, etc.

But you may find some guidance here: **LINK**

https://www.bondaband.com/other-products

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 29/03/2020 19:16:04

Dave Halford29/03/2020 19:01:55
698 forum posts
6 photos

A soldering iron used to work ok, melt both ends at the same time and bring them together whilst still wet.

Mark Rand30/03/2020 03:17:50
875 forum posts
3 photos

Use a fairly substantial piece of gauge plate or CRS. Heat it until it is hot enough to melt the belting after no more than a couple of seconds. Hold the ends of the belt at right angles to it for four or five seconds to get them well melted. Now hold the ends of the belt together firmly, without moving for a minimum of five minutes, preferably ten.

It's most important to keep the pressure on and avoid movement for far longer than appears neccessary. It takes time for the centre of the material to solidify and it takes more time for it to cool enough to have any strength.

Then leave it for a while longer, trim the flash off the joint and it should be ok.

geoff warner 130/03/2020 09:12:29
5 forum posts

many thanks to all who replied hopefully i will be ok

geoff

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!

Find Model Engineer & Model Engineers' Workshop

Support Our Partners
ChesterUK
Ausee.com.au
Warco
Allendale Electronics
Eccentric July 5 2018
cowells
emcomachinetools
Eccentric Engineering
Subscription Offer

Latest "For Sale" Ads
Latest "Wanted" Ads
Get In Touch!

Do you want to contact the Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop team?

You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.

Click THIS LINK for full contact details.

For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.

Digital Back Issues

Social Media online

'Like' us on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter
 Twitter Logo

Pin us on Pinterest