how do you join it
|geoff warner 1||29/03/2020 17:21:06|
|5 forum posts|
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
|Howard Lewis||29/03/2020 18:28:44|
|3146 forum posts|
Will cyanoacrylate bond it? If it will, the joint will be stronger than the parent material. But cyanoacrylate does not like all plastics!
|Michael Gilligan||29/03/2020 18:57:44|
15478 forum posts
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**
Edited By Michael Gilligan on 29/03/2020 19:16:04
|Dave Halford||29/03/2020 19:01:55|
|698 forum posts|
A soldering iron used to work ok, melt both ends at the same time and bring them together whilst still wet.
|Mark Rand||30/03/2020 03:17:50|
|875 forum posts|
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 1||30/03/2020 09:12:29|
|5 forum posts|
many thanks to all who replied hopefully i will be ok
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