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Old 09-09-2012, 09:13 PM   #12
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Default Re: Broken Door handle

Originally Posted by Lunchbox1984 View Post
Until then i need to re-glue the top plastic piece back on and another piece. the yellow glue they used is crap, doesn't work well here in the Texas heat. anyone got any ideas on some different epoxy's i could use that works on this type of application.
It would help I knew "what" you were trying to bond to "what". If the two pieces are made of a hard material and you don't want them to flex at all, JB Weld's metalized epoxies have never let me down. Most other two-part epoxies remain slightly flexible when cured, so that might be a better alternative when working with plastics. Very few of those epoxies are waterproof or resistant at really high temperatures, so read the backs for that (I'd recommend PC's Super Epoxy if that's what you're looking for). For a strong non-epoxy, I usually swear by Goop, although it takes something like 8 HRs to partially cure and 24 HRs to fully cure.

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