[OpenSCAD] Joining parts

adrianv avm4 at cornell.edu
Fri Jul 19 16:54:40 EDT 2019


Other downsides to E6000 are very strong fumes (that persisted for days on a
project where I used a lot) and short shelf life once the tube is opened. 
It starts to thicken in the tube and I think becomes difficult to use in a
couple months.  


boxcarmib wrote
> E6000 (labelled as an automotive & industrial) glue was recently
> recommended to me for PLA. It’s a gel like substance and It comes in a
> 59ml grey coloured tube and according to the testing conducted by my
> friend PLA parts will break before the bond does. I’ve not done any
> testing but I have used it and I’m finding it great. Only downside is that
> it requires a 24 hr. cure. 
> 
>> On Jul 19, 2019, at 9:07 AM, Alex Gibson <

> alex@

> > wrote:
>> 
>> I agree the gel superglue is the best for surfaces with good contact.
>> 
>> For joining parts by textured sides, I would recommend the original
>> 'Gorilla
>> glue'.  It expands slightly into the texture and makes a less brittle
>> joint.
>> 
>> Another option is I use a '3d printing pen' as a welding device.  For a
>> really solid join, if you can get the internal access to the part, make a
>> grid of holes on the mating surface and 'plug weld' the two parts
>> together
>> at those points.
>> 
>> You can add a couple of studs to the other side which line up with the
>> holes
>> for a fantastic alignment - or just a matching hole and put a bolt
>> through
>> them while you do the other welds.
>> 
>> This is a description of the process in metal but the actions are exactly
>> the same, I just use a pastel pink '3Doodler' clone!
>> https://www.mig-welding.co.uk/plug-weld.htm
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Alex Gibson
>> 
>> 
>> admg consulting
>> 
>> edumaker limited
>> 
>> . Project management
>> . Operations & Process improvement 
>> . 3D Printing
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Discuss [mailto:

> discuss-bounces at .openscad

> ] On Behalf Of Bryan
>> Lee
>> Sent: 19 July 2019 16:25
>> To: OpenSCAD general discussion
>> Subject: Re: [OpenSCAD] Joining parts
>> 
>> I was just recommended this:
>> 	https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B0778LB4RX
>> 
>> 
>> Thus 

> arnholm@

>  hast written on Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 05:15:13PM
>> +0200, and, according to prophecy, it shall come to pass that:
>>> On 2019-07-19 16:40, Bryan Lee wrote:
>>>> Other than that, I've used Cyanoacrylate/superglue to glue PLA.
>>> 
>>> Thanks for the replies. I was mostly interested in something easily
>>> available and superglue fits the bill.
>>> 
>>> Carsten Arnholm
>> 
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