Cyanoacrylate and baking soda (was Re: Multimeter recomendations)
geneb at deltasoft.com
Wed Oct 13 09:06:08 CDT 2010
On Wed, 13 Oct 2010, John Foust wrote:
> At 10:54 PM 9/21/2010, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>>> up with joining plastic parts with cyano-acrylate (super-glue) and then
>>>> running a soldering iron along the joint.
>> On Tue, 21 Sep 2010, John Foust wrote:
>>> What does that do? Heat helps it?
>> Welding the joint at the surface.
>> Even that shallow weld substantially reduces the stress on the joint.
>> Obviously only suitable for SOME types of plastics.
> While googling for rubber restorer alternatives to improve the pickup
> rollers on old Laserjets (in particular the use of Marvel Mystery Oil)
> I stumbled on discussions of mixing baking soda with super-glues.
> It acts as a hardening accelerant (leading to exothermy) and as a filler
> of small gaps. It sounds like it hardens almost instantly, ready for
> sanding and paint.
Those of us that build R/C airplanes use a product called "microbaloons"
that are used this same way, quite often mixed with epoxy.
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