How to Glue a Polycarbonate Sheet

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Polycarbonate is a clear, colourless plastic often used as a replacement for glass. There are two ways to glue polycarbonate sheets: using an epoxide or fusing the sheets together. Using epoxide glue for this purpose is a relatively simple procedure, but fusing the sheets together is a little more interesting and can create a nearly invisible division.

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Things you need

  • 2 polycarbonate sheets
  • Methylene chloride or chloroform

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  1. 1

    Clean the edges of the sheets where you want to fuse them together.

  2. 2

    Add a small trail of methylene chloride or chloroform along one edge of one sheet.

  3. 3

    Allow the solvent to soak into the sheet. The edge should become a little sticky.

  4. 4

    Place the sticky edge onto the clean edge of the other sheet.

  5. 5

    Support the sheets to keep the two edges in constant contact with light pressure while the sheets dry.

  6. 6

    Allow the two sheets to dry for 48 hours. This should be done in a well-ventilated area.

Tips and warnings

  • This process also works with Plexiglass (polymethyl methacrylate).
  • Methylene chloride and chloroform are toxic and carcinogenic. Use only in well-ventilated areas.

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