Thank you, list!

feldman.r at feldman.r at
Thu Feb 15 09:06:05 CST 2007

There is a product called Cyanopoxy that was written up in the model railroad press a few years ago. It can bond materials such as nylon and delrin. I haven't tried it myself, but the reviews are favorable. It is fairly expensive, though. The link is:

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Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:45:40 -0600 (CST)
From: Tothwolf <tothwolf at>
Subject: Re: Thank you, list!
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On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, John Robertson wrote:
> At 1:40 PM -0800 2/13/07, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>> Great that it worked for you, but be advised that acetone will also (in 
>> my experience)  turn some plastics into grainy mush, so it's not a 
>> universal solution for plastics.
> Yes, methylene chloride is the proper plastic solvent for styrene types. 
> Plexiglass, Lexan, and many plastics will soften with this, and bond 
> almost instantly. Hold for a few seconds to set, then let sit overnight 
> to reach maximum hardness. Doesn't dissolve the plastic other than at 
> the contact point. This is the stuff they use in plastic shops...along 
> with some other solvents.
Has anyone found a solvent that will solidly weld the PC+ABS blends yet? I 
run into various blends of PC+ABS all the time and have yet to find 
anything that will work well. Methylene Chloride will melt the ABS part of 
the blend, but it makes a brittle joint.

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