- Polycarbonate to Polycarbonate
- Dissimilar materials: Acrylic, Styrene, Vinyl, and PVC
- Good joint strength
- Fast setting
General Description: SC-325 is the simplest method of joining polycarbonate to itself or some other dissimilar materials. SC-325 polycarbonate cement has an anti-blush agent, but you may still experience blushing under certain conditions, such as high humidity. Because of its water-thin and fast-setting characteristics, it is excellent for joining molded parts.
Preparation of the joints: The surface to be cemented should fit accurately without forcing. The edges should be true and matched.
Cementing methods: Capillary Method:
Capillary cementing performs best when the parts can be assembled in a jig(s). The cement is introduced into the joint using an eye dropper or syringe. The joining surfaces are held under light pressure until the joint sets.
Jigs: The success of a cementing job often depends on the design of the jig(s). The jig should keep the two parts together but not force them out of shape. If the part is flexed or forced out of shape, local areas will be stressed and may cause joint failure. The pressure should be great enough to (a) Squeeze all air bubbles from the joint, (b) avoid stress concentrated at any one point, and (c) compensate for shrinkage that takes place in the joint during setting or hardening. A uniform pressure of approximately 1 to 10 psi is satisfactory for most joints.
Note: This information is based on test results believed to be accurate and reliable. This information is not to be considered a warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the application and performance of this cement, since conditions of use are beyond our control.
For proper shipping, health, safety precautions, and disposal information, refer to this product's Material Safety Data Sheet.
Title: How do you apply the SC-325 polycarbonate cement?
Description: General information on the polycarbonate cement
Last Edited: 1/4/2023
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