Repair Method G: PlastiFix repair
Repairing Plastics with PlastiFix® Rigid Plastic Repair Kit
The PlastiFix® Rigid Plastic Repair Kit is a revolutionary plastic repair system that allows you to repair cracks, fill gaps, rebuild tabs, and fix stripped threads. The most unique feature of the PlastiFix® Rigid Plastic Repair Kit is the FlexMold® flexible molding bar. The FlexMold bar allows you to replace a broken tab by forming a mold from an undamaged piece, then casting your new part using the PlastiFix acrylic adhesive system. This system does not work on olefinic plastics like PE, PP, or TEO.
Dispense powder into cup.
Use pipet to dispense liquid into the dropper bottle.
Insert dropper tip into bottle and place applicator needle onto dropper tip.
Squeeze one drop of liquid into powder.
Pick up liquid/powder mix with tip of needle.
Squeeze bottle to apply liquid/ powder mix to repair area.
FlexMold Molding Bar Use
Place FlexMold bar in very hot water until it softens.
Shape FlexMold bar over pat- tern. Caution! Very hot!
When FlexMold bar cools, posi- tion in repair area.
Fill mold with PlastiFix powder/ liquid mix, allow to cure 30 min., remove mold.
Cut fiberglass cloth to cover damage on backside.
Cover fiberglass cloth with thin layer of PlastiFix powder.
Saturate powder with PlastiFix liquid.
Cover with plastic sheet, press to shape, allow to cure.
Drill or file threads from hole.
Apply lubricant to screw threads.
Apply PlastiFix powder/liquid mixture to screw threads.
While adhesive is wet, insert into hole.