Author Topic: Tamiya Extra thin cement  (Read 2903 times)

December 03, 2006, 03:16:58 AM
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bender222

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Whenever  attempt to use It I dont get overflow of plastic oozing out of the seem. what is wrong here? I read somewhere that it is advised to wait 24 hrs to sand, could a CA accelerator like Zip Kicker be used to make it cure faster or is it the plastic that needs to settle?

December 03, 2006, 04:59:17 AM
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there is no way to accelerate the curing of liquid cement.  Liquid cement 'welds' the two pieces of plastic together, basically forming one piece.  The liquid cement will melt the two surfaces it's applied to, and when they are pressed together, the welding will begin.  To ensure you get enough of the cement in the seem, hold the pieces together, allowing a small gap between the two (fraction of a millimeter).  Apply the liquid cement to the entire gap, wait a second, then squeeze the gap together and hold - either apply pressure with your hands, rubber bands, or some sort of weights (books, etc).  I never heard of waiting 24 hours to let the bond cure - you should be able to go back in an hour and be able to start sanding...

December 03, 2006, 06:07:55 AM
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A less than a peace of paper and it'll 'wick' the cement between the seams

December 03, 2006, 07:30:42 PM
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Be generous. VERY generous!!

Keep the 2 openings as close as possible. When you dip the liquid cement in, you will see it flow between the seam. And wait 10 seconds or more before you press them together.

December 06, 2006, 07:21:29 AM
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Since I didnĀ“t find any Tamiya Extra Fine Cement I bought this one...Will it work?

Humbrol Liquid Poly

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December 06, 2006, 01:40:26 PM
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Only one way to find out... try it on scrap.