Weatherstrip adhesive

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heli006
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Weatherstrip adhesive

Post by heli006 » 27 Dec 2015 18:13

Just started installing my Datsunlandsocal rubber pieces. Having a problem with adhesive. What have you all used? What works? I've got permatex super weatherstrip adhesive and it doesn't seem to stick too well to the rubber pieces. According to the directions, I apply a thin coat to both the piece, and the surface, wait a few mins, then stick the piece on. The problem I'm having is the adhesive doesn't want to stick to the rubber bits, it just peels off in one piece. Grrrrrr....I've tried another section with urethane sealer/adhesive with way better results

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Re: Weatherstrip adhesive

Post by bertvorgon » 27 Dec 2015 18:17

I use some rubbing alcohol or methanol ( fondue fuel ) to get rid of any mold release still on the rubber, just helps the adhesion. Even some brake clean could work, let it dry well, then apply.
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Re: Weatherstrip adhesive

Post by heli006 » 27 Dec 2015 18:30

I tried some Autobody wash prep, but I'll try your suggestion. If there is still mold release on the rubber that makes sense, this adhesive is supposed to be the right stuff to use

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Re: Weatherstrip adhesive

Post by 510wizard » 28 Dec 2015 06:49

I have always used 3M adhesive, after cleaning off the rubber with lacquer thinner.

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Re: Weatherstrip adhesive

Post by Chickenman » 23 Feb 2016 22:27

A very good rubber to metal glue is IC2000. It is used by Audi/VW to attach w/strips. It is also a favorite of Woodworkers and Hobbies, as it will bond rubber to metal, wood, CF or plastic. RC and Slot car guys use it to glue tires to rims, and RC Plane/Boat builders use it to bond servo's to bulkheads etc. KMS Tools carries it.

Bob Smith Industries makes the product and custom labels the product for Vendors.

http://www.bsi-inc.com/hobby/ic_2000.html

https://www.kmstools.com/bsi-ic-2000-cy ... e-1oz-7452

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