[OpenSCAD] Joining parts
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Sun Jul 21 08:03:37 EDT 2019
Note I haven't tried solvent welding with it yet but I have dissolved PLA
with it and I use to clean my glass bed when printing PLA.
On Sat, 20 Jul 2019 at 16:23, Dan Shriver <tabbydan at gmail.com> wrote:
> gewoods3 that works, and was stated before. nop_head was also reporting
> ethyl acetate works; ethyl acetate has a MUCH lower to toxicity, and is
> easier on the environment. You could probably substitute many other ester
> solvents (though ethyl acetate is probably the least expensive). Solvent
> welds will have a lower strength than a continuously cast part, but
> considering PLA is not exactly known for durability probably a good option.
> On Sat, Jul 20, 2019 at 11:04 AM gewoods3 <gewoods3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have not read this entire thread, so I hope this is not duplicate
>> information. The active ingredient for bonding PLA parts is
>> or methylene chloride, same thing. Search "PLA dichloromethane". 3D Gloop
>> PLA (https://www.3dgloop.com/shop/pla-gloop) and SCIGRIP 16 (Amazon) have
>> dichloromethane. I prefer SCIGRIP 16. Either of these products don''t just
>> glue PLA, they bond PLA as one part. 3D Gloop might send you a sample if
>> ask nicely.
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