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The long Build

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Foam core Board / Card
« on: April 06, 2011, 01:52:15 pm »

Hi
What is the best glue to use to join Balsa / ply  to foam ?
Larry
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BarryM

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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2011, 06:01:55 pm »

Larry,
Try 'No More Nails'.

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joppyuk

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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2011, 06:20:30 pm »

An ordinary PVA glue will do it, but don't use any spirit based glue where it might touch the foam, you will just get holes!
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wartsilaone

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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2011, 06:32:12 pm »

If using PVA, Don't forget to use the waterproof type.
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The long Build

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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2011, 10:41:07 pm »

It needs to be light and very waterproof , are there no Super glue type glues for foam or is no more nails the closest to it, what is the Gorilla Glue like ?.
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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2011, 11:02:37 pm »

Gorilla Glue is excellent with gap filling properties. Worth experimenting with.
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Re: Foam core Board / Card
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2011, 11:11:15 pm »

A USA site but still useful http://www.thistothat.com/index.shtml

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