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Old 15 May 2015, 21:48   #1
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Glue recommemdations for PVC

I need to reglue my pvc floor to the wooden transom. Any recommendations for brand of glue? This is where the bottom fabric wraps up the lower back of the transom.
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Everything you need to know about gluing PVC is here: http://polymarine.com/pdfs/Polymarin...-Use-Guide.pdf

Ambient temperature and surface preparation are all key to a good repair. There may be suitable Bostik adhesives state-side, but this should give you some help regards procedure, degreasing, etc.

Good luck.
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Thanks for the help. Defender carries Polymarine over here, and I will order some. I have done some fabric gluing in the past but not PVC to wood. Should be the same process. I just wanted to throw something out to the group in case there was something I hadn't considered.
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The wood needs to be heavily degreased with MEK before gluing.

After prepping the wood with MEK, for the Zodiac 7096 glue, I thin some glue 50% with MEK, and I apply that to the wood and let it cure first to serve as a primer. Then I follow the standard PVC layup.
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