Adhesive Advice

Bondrite S1300 & S1500 Adhesives for Model Railway use

Bondrite S1300 & S1500 Adhesives for Model Railway use

The use of many adhesives including two part epoxy resins such as Araldite has been used by the model railway community for many years. Not all of the various adhesives traditionally used can be relied upon for the long term however, super glues especially come to mind. The use of MMA (methyl methacrylate adhesive) is a recent development that can help the modeller to obtain permanent results in a short amount of time. Bondrite Adhesives of Barrow on Soar, Leicestershire ca … read more
Repair to a de-laminated window on a caravan

Repair to a de-laminated window on a caravan

The following is a testimonial and user guide, which was kindly written for us by customer Ray McGivern in September 2020 and used with his permission. Below are the stages of a repair to a caravan using Bondrite Clear Acrylic Adhesive S1220. I had searched for a suitable product and eventually discovered the Bondrite Company who I found to be extremely helpful in answering quite a few queries along the way. The following is the step-by-step photographs of how I proceeded in my endeav … read more
Can Superglue stick everything?

Can Superglue stick everything?

Contrary to popular belief superglue is not always as super as it is made out to be and not every superglue is made equal. That £1 bottle you can pick up in your local discount store may make bold promises to stick everything it comes into contact with but the reality can be quite different, in essence with superglue you get what you pay for. In fact superglues are really only suitable for relatively small jobs and that is because of the way they cure. Superglues, or cyanoacrylates as th … read more

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