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Old 2nd Dec 2017, 3:50 pm   #27
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Default Re: Joining polycarbonate /Perspex panels to make a case?

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Originally Posted by Richard_FM View Post
I heard that chloroform was a good solvent for chemically welding perspex, though very hard to obtain & use!
Quite right - it is known as Chloroform welding. Believe it or not I used to teach the technique to children (!) as part of their D&T course when I was a teacher in secondary school - carefully of course, and in a fume cupboard in a science lab. It works very well and is invisibly neat, but the surfaces have to mate perfectly - it won't 'fill' at all.

I am fairly sure it won't work with Polycarbonate.
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