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Bonding steel to nylon

  1. Sep 7, 2007 #1
    Anyone know of any glues or epoxies that would be able to bond steel to nylon fairly well? It should be able to withstand about 30-50lb of force, and the steel fastener is only about 8oz, so I don't need anything hardcore like 2ton epoxy, rather something that is simple and over the counter.
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  3. Sep 7, 2007 #2


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    There's at least one link to a good adhesive supplier's site around here somewhere; I'll try to find it.
    Have you considered just 'barbing' the steel and moulding the nylon around it? That would be pretty solid.
  4. Sep 8, 2007 #3


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    Check out West System epoxy.
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    An epoxy resin should do it, if you prepare the surfaces well and the load isn't excessive.
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