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Sealant/ glue recommendation?

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by daverave7, 20 Mar 2019.

  1. daverave7

    daverave7

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    I'm fixing my daughters hoverboard which needed a new plastic shell. When I came to replacing the shell, there's a few computer boards and speakers fixed to the shell by some kind of resin - perhaps silicone or polymer? I need to carefully remove these and then fix to the new plastic shell. Can someone recommend what type of glue/resin/sealant I should use? Or is anything OK?!!
     
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    Hot glue gun may work .
     
  3. EddieM

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    You need to identify what type of plastic it is, it may well be ABS.
     
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  4. daverave7

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    Yes, it's ABS. Just checked the order.
     
  5. EddieM

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    Cool, in that case I'd use something like this

    Other, probably more deserving, retailers are available.
     
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    Oh hang on, I've haven't read the thread properly, my bad, yeah hot melt glue probably be fine.
     
  7. daverave7

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    So any cheap (amazon!) hot glue gun?!
     
  8. EddieM

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    If you must, yes ;)
     
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    My local Poundland was selling hot melt glue guns for.....£2?? Probably best to buy 2 so you can use the second to fix the first when it falls to bits after 5 minutes :LOL:.
     
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    The rate the glue melts in a glue gun is usually proportional to the cost .
    You need a lot of patience to use the cheap ones .
     
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