Bob Smith Industries Foam-Cure Safe Glue (1oz) - BSI141

Bob Smith Industries Foam-Cure Safe Glue (1oz) - BSI141

Bob Smith Industries Foam-Cure Safe Glue (1oz)

FOAM-CURE™ is a silicone based adhesive that works very well on EPP and EPO foams. It is crystal clear and cures to a more flexible consistency than CA. It is, however, not instant bonding like CA and there is no accelerator to speed its curing. To obtain a faster initial bond when bonding two pieces, FOAM-CURE™ can be applied to one piece and after the two are joined, they can then be pulled apart. After letting it air dry for about ten minutes, FOAM-CURE™ will act like a contact cement when the parts are re-joined, resulting in enough tack strength to allow the next steps of assembly.

Full strength is reached in 10-12 hours. FOAM-CURE™ works with all foams, and will actually bond most other materials. It will bond wood and plastic to foam, and is a good canopy glue. FOAM-CURE™ does not, however, cure flexible enough to act as a hinge for aircraft control surfaces. Its limitations occur when bonding large areas of two non-porous materials. FOAM-CURE™ requires exposure to air for drying. If one tried to bond, for example, a half-dollar coin to glass, over 90% of the adhesive would never cure, since the solvent it contains would have nowhere to evaporate. A small amount of denatured alcohol can be mixed into the Foam-Cure to make it thinner.

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    Brand: Bob Smith Industries
  • Product Code: BSI141
  • Availability: In Stock This item is in stock and available to buy now!
  • £3.49

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