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Old 01-29-2006, 02:21 AM   #1
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help glueing acyrilic sump

i have a question, i built my sump from a kit i bought online and it was pieces of acyrlic that i had to assemble piece to piece it came with some type of acyrlic cement. I really want to seal the inside of the sump with some sillicone..... what type of sillicone can i use??? the tank seems oky but inside some of the baffles have slight gaps in the sides thats why i wanted to sillicone it and get a better seal any ideas??
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Old 01-29-2006, 09:11 AM   #2
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I dont think you will get a good seal using silicone on acrylic. try and find some glue by the name IPS weld-on #16 cement for acrylic sheet. You can use that to fill in your gaps.
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http://www.melevsreef.com/allmysumps.html
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yes run a bead of acrylic cement on the inside corners
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i have been looking for the ips weld-on where do i buy that??
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look in the phone book for local Glass companies any of them will carry weld on 3,4 and 16
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