[Lab] Glue for lamination.

Jean-Philippe Cormier jpcormier at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 15:23:39 EDT 2014

Thanks Peter,

Given your feedback I decided to bolt these plates together... it seems to
be working ok.  :)


On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:44 PM, Peter Schamerhorn <
peter.schamerhorn at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Delrin is really hard to glue.  There are some specialty adhesives (
> such as
> http://www.loctiteproducts.com/p/epxy_plstc_s/technical-data/Loctite-Epoxy-Plastic-Bonder.htm
> or 3M Soctch-Weld Structural Plastic Adhesive DP-8010 ), but they are
> usually optimized for plastic to plastic interfaces.  You might want to
> reconsider the whole lamination thing unless there is an unavoidable
> reason for it.  If your Delrin is thick enough, you could try mechanical
> fasteners such as rivets.
> I once tried to glue teflon sheet (which had been properly etched on the
> glue-up side) and it was a challenging task, and the resulting part was
> not particularly strong/stable.
> --Peter Schamerhorn
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