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Forum topic by ChrisCarr posted 07-20-2010 05:37 AM 5152 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ChrisCarr

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07-20-2010 05:37 AM

I am working on something very urgent and need to glue rubber to the end grain of plywood (the edge, where you see the plys.) What adhesive would I use? Also is there a special technique I should use?


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#1 posted 07-20-2010 05:39 AM

depends on the type of rubber, but probably contact cement.

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#2 posted 07-20-2010 05:48 AM

go here

http://www.thistothat.com/cgi-bin/glue.cgi?lang=en&this=Fabric&that=Wood

they got everything to everything .

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#3 posted 07-20-2010 07:07 AM

Actually, rubber cement works pretty good for that.

There are two ways to use rubber cement. The paint it on and stick it together makes a less permanent bond. To make the permanent bond, use it much like you do contact cement. Rough up the rubber a bit with sandpaper. The wood should be roughened a bit as well. Put it on both surfaces and let it dry. Then press them together and apply pressure. (Same way you put patches on a bike innertube.) Should hold on well.

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#4 posted 07-20-2010 04:01 PM

I would think contact cement would work fine.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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