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Old 04-29-2008, 12:21 AM   #1
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Using Oatley's PVC cleaner instead of Weld-On?

I got a new tank (old one cracked ... well it is 20 yrs old), and I think I will re-do my HOB overflow.

I read in one of the forum that you can use PVC cleaner to weld acrylics instead of Weld-On. Anyone tried it? What is the long-term result?

I have some PVC cleaner hanging around so I'll try it on some scraps. However, I don't want the thing to fall apart a few months down the road!

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I wouldn't take the chance. Get Weld-On since it's made for bonding acrylic.
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