Epoxies in general will not form a strong bond to thermoplastics like ABS, PVC, Polyethylene, polypropylene, Polycarbonate, and Acrylic. A structural type of bond should not be counted on when bonding to these materials. However, a reasonably good bond can be achieved by using our GelMagic Structural Adhesive and flame treating the surface prior to bonding.
- Flame treat by using a propane torch and quickly waving the fame back and forth over the surface to be bonded. Do this for 30-45 seconds keeping the flame 6-8 inches from the surface, bond within 1 hour.