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What plastics can be bonded?
Plastics that can be bonded:
- ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
- PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
- CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride)
- UHMW (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene)
Plastics that cannot be bonded:
- LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene)
- HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)
- Plexus® MA300 Adhesive and MA310 Adhesive can be used on ABS, Acrylic, FRP, Polyester, urethanes and vinyl esters.
- Acrylic Adhesive SC-125 is mainly used for bonding acrylic to acrylic but can also be used to bond polycarbonate, butyrate and styrene.
- Polycarbonate Cement SC-325 is mainly used for bonding polycarbonate to polycarbonate but can also be used for bonding polycarbonate to acrylic, butyrate, styrene and vinyl.
- IPS® Weld-On 705™ (clear) and 711™ (grey) Cement can be used for standard PVC and IPS® Weld-on 714 Cement for CPVC.
- Click here for information on bonding UHMW.
- To learn more about which adhesive to use, contact an adhesive manufacture such as Loctite or 3M™.
Title: What plastics can be bonded?
Description: List of plastics that can or cannot be bonded or cemented.
Last Edited: 6/19/2019
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