Plexiglass Repair


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Old 10-16-22, 07:23 PM
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Plexiglass Repair

I hope I've reached the right place for this question. I have a piece of colored plexiglass or acrylic, not sure, that I want to repair if possible. It doesn't have to look perfect.

I was thinking possibly melting the edges together with a soldering iron or torch? Or is there a certain glue that would fuse the edges together?

Once this is back in place it won't be that noticeable or subject to much stress. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks!

 
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Old 10-16-22, 07:37 PM
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Plexiglass is a trade name for acrylic. It can be joined using a solvent cement like this one: https://www.amazon.com/Plastruct-Pla...99913766&psc=1

 
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Old 10-17-22, 12:04 AM
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The cement works very well, you can also use super glue or epoxy if you happen to have that laying around!
 
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Old 10-17-22, 07:11 AM
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Must determine if it acrylic or polystyrene. Whatever you use, check if it's made to use on plastic.
 
 

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