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Old 05-03-2005, 02:41 AM   #1
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Bulding Acrylic tank. Need sealant suggestions.

Hey folks.
I'm building a 83 gallon custom plexiglass/acrylic tank.
I need to know of a acrylic cement that bonds (kind of melts) the two pieces of acrylic together. If you guys know any specific brands or stores/online stores that i can get it from let me know. I've checked two local hardware stores and all they have was silicone and crazyglue.

I checked Garf.org and it says to use acrylic cement because it bonds well.
Let me know guys. thanks!
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try tap plastics. they are online at www.tapplastics.com
there is a link to "plastic adhesives" on the left side bar of their page.

if you have good straight edges, you will need weld-on #4.
if you have rough, not too straight edges, then use weld-on #16.

weld-on #4 should give you perfectly see-though joints, provided you have good edges to start out with. if you have bad edges, you will not get a good joint, and the seam will be weak.

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thanks mp3z24 i just odered my acrylic cement from that web site. lol
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