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Has any one seen or used this glue

Discussion in 'General Figure Talk' started by Warren SMITH, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. Warren SMITH Active Member

    Hello there,
    Ive been looking for something to fix up the tips of some weapons, resin, plastic and metal that snapped off during my last house move. I came across this product... Has anyone used it, if so are the results as good as they say...


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  2. Wayneb A Fixture

    Worthless horseshit that's sold in second hand and flea markets in the U.S...…..Give it a shot, it's must be good for something.
  3. balder PlanetFigure Supporter

    I have tried something similar to this and honestly haven’t found a good use for it. I usually use superglue with accelerator to fix weapons.
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  4. MrBMB A Fixture

    I bet it doesn't work, just like my Thigh Master. Such high hopes with little to no effect :ROFLMAO:
  5. theBaron A Fixture

    UV-cured adhesives are used in dentistry (Dr. Joe might be able to tell us more), and I've seen those, and UV-cured resins making their way onto the hobby market. I suspect that this is a lower-end product-lower in price, but probably lower in quality.

    If you've already got a favorite glue, I'd...stick, to it. (pun intended)

  6. socko47 Active Member

    From adhesives.org
    Adhesive bonding is used to fasten two surfaces together, usually producing a smooth bond. This joining technique involves glues, epoxies, or various plastic agents that bond by evaporation of a solvent or by curing a bonding agent with heat, pressure, or time. Historically, glues have produced relatively weak bonds. However, the recent use of plastic-based agents such as the new “super-glues” that self-cure with heat has allowed adhesion with a strength approaching that of the bonded materials themselves. As a result, gluing has replaced other joining methods in many applications—especially where the bond is not exposed to prolonged heat or weathering. A large fraction of modern glues are carbon-based petrochemical derivatives. These can be used to bond almost any combination of surfaces, either by direct contact or by fastening both surfaces to a third as with adhesive tapes. Glues can serve as bonding agents in strong structural materials—one of the earliest, and still common use is the fabrication of plywood. Other related composites include fiberglass and various fiber-epoxies such as boron-epoxy and carbon-epoxy.

    In the past,about 40 years ago, dentistry replaced self cured, tooth colored resins with uv light cured resins to fill cavities. Self cured meant chemically cured and the resin darkened with age. Light initiated curing had the advantage of being color stable. However, uv light has limited penetration through tooth structure, hence the newer high intensity light cured systems. All that being said, it does not relate to the "gluing" ability of the product.
    As stated in adhesives.org, there is the adhesion to the surface of what is being glued, the internal strength of the glue, the material being glued. Remember using tube glue to put plastic models together? If you put them together immediately they stayed but years later the glue seemed to dry and the model fell apart. Then you learned to wait to give the glue time to soften the surface, pushed them together and actually "welded" the parts. Liquid cements let you assemble the parts first and would weld by melting.
    For your self written quiz learn weld vs solder vs glue. For extra credit find out why there is the need for different plastic glues. (n)
    Bottom line uv gives the advantage of setting when YOU are ready, other than ambient uv starting the set. It says nothing about the ability to attach parts with longevity. I would stick to epoxy or superglue. You could try soldering, there have been articles on solder repairs of flat figures! You just need to be excellent or love blobs.
    Sorry I got carried away in my response. :facepalm:
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  7. Warren SMITH Active Member

    Hi gentlemen,
    thank you for taking the time to reply, Cheers Joe(y)..

    I did recently have some dental work done, so with that in mind, when I saw this cheap product being advertised I thought I would give it a go and have ordered one.. see what happens...
    More dental work to get done :(

    Alough now I will get some Super glue accelerator,, ( tired of gluing my fingers to the model with superglue trying to hold the bits together while it sets. ) and while the two part epoxy is good for bigger pieces it is a bugger with small parts being so sticky..
    I don't plan on messing with solder any time soon..not the way I do things..:whistle:

    I'm thinking Mr BMB, my sit up bench must be next to your thigh master in the cupboard...lol

    Cheers guys

  8. poch mahone PlanetFigure Supporter

    I've used a similar product from Green Stuff World with great results.


  9. Warren SMITH Active Member

    Cheers Brian,

    still waiting for my glue to arrive so I can give it a go...(y)

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