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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:05 pm

Anyone know which Adhesive for plastic locator to acm

I have been trying to bond a plastic locator's to a letter made from brushed alli finish aluminum composite material. I have been using Q Bond with the metal to metal powder. However it is not sticking as well as should be. I have tried it with both smooth and then roughing up the area but still not working. Any advice would be helpful.
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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:38 pm

Not sure if you will find anything suitable but worth a look here.

http://www.eurobond-adhesives.co.uk/

I use a couple of their adhesives and they are pretty good.
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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:48 pm

Hi Peter,

Normally its a 2 part adhesive but make sure it cures together at a low temperature, if not it will soften the PU middle and you will get pot marks where the adhesive is showing through the sheet,

Hope that helps.
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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:24 pm

who's Peter :D
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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:56 pm

Peter is the guy who Jonathan asked the question on behalf of Lynn, see these suppliers know more than you think :lol1: :lol1:
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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:03 pm

oh Martin silly me :D

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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:17 pm

We've used double sided 3m tape punched out with a circular metal punch before with no problems

I must stress however that this has been with the snapfix jumbo locators which have a decent size footprint compared to some others and the letters have been just flat cut (not built up's) at an average size of no more than 400 mm high

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