Epoxy for pool filter

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Old 07-13-18, 07:06 AM
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Epoxy for pool filter

I have a S180T sand filter. The flange clamp split and is leaking. It is made from Noryl, a PPE resin.

I have ordered the part and it will be in within a few days. Is there any epoxy/glue that I can use to fix this for a short time that will hold against the pressure and water?

I can also drill a few holes and screw it together but it will really need a strong epoxy/glue to hold and seal it. I remember this type of materiel is tough to glue together but I am hoping someone will have some ideas.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 07-13-18, 09:19 AM
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You can try the JB Weld for plastic or a two part epoxy glue.
 
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Old 07-13-18, 02:49 PM
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I have used JB Weld per the above... and Atlas 2 part, EpoxyBond. Both worked fine.
 
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Old 07-13-18, 11:59 PM
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If you're talking about the flange where the valve mounts on top of the tank.... I doubt any glue/epoxy would work. Maybe a big worm gear clamp to squeeze it together.

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