Bonding

Bonding is a term used to describe the joining together of plastic components, or the joining of plastic parts to components made of alternative materials such as metal. The bonding process can sometimes involve the use of a solvent adhesive or polycement to create a permanent bond between two or more components. Alternatively, plastic welding can be used to fuse two different plastic parts together by melting the material at the required point and creating a joint.

While most types of plastic can be bonded using various methods, there are some plastics that are very difficult to bond. Such plastics include PET and HDPE; however, your chosen supplier will be able to advise accordingly.
 

Used to produce

Permanent bonds between plastic components, or components made of alternative materials such as metal.

Materials

While most types of plastic can be bonded using various methods, there are some plastics that are very difficult to bond. Such plastics include PET and HDPE; however, your chosen supplier will be able to advise accordingly.

Advantages

Various bonding techniques can be used according to the material, making it a versatile process.

Disadvantages

Not all plastic grades are suitable for bonding.

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