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Q: Best adhesive for spectra/dyneema matrix? ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Best adhesive for spectra/dyneema matrix?
Category: Science > Technology
Asked by: pbreed-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 28 Nov 2006 15:19 PST
Expires: 28 Dec 2006 15:19 PST
Question ID: 786315
I'm trying to build a wound structure of spectra/dyneema over a
mylar/Polyethylene terephthalate bottle. What would be a good binder
to bind the spectra to itself and the bottle to keep it from slipping?
I'm not looking to fill the matrix, more to just bond it together.
Most things will not glue well to spectra.
(For the why to this question

Request for Question Clarification by denco-ga on 28 Nov 2006 15:37 PST
Howdy pbreed-ga,

Have you looked into "Adhesive System One" yet?

"Several plastics such as polyethylene, polypropylene, fluorocarbon and Spectra
are known as 'low surface energy plastics'.  They are not readily bondable with
ordinary adhesives.  To make them bondable by adhesives, one must first modify
the surface.  With this modification a specially prepared adhesive can be made
which is effective in making a bond.

Adhesive System One accomplishes this for Spectra."

If so, how is it deficient, and also, if so, what other adhesives, etc. have
you examined and rejected?  Thanks!

Looking Forward, denco-ga - Google Answers Researcher

Clarification of Question by pbreed-ga on 28 Nov 2006 16:00 PST
I have not looked at adhesive system one, I can find no on-line
listing of prices, quantities or where to purchase this substance.

I've been told by a different reference source that polyethylene
dissolved in toluene works, but I have no reference for this.
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