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Plastic Weld Solvent for model making plastics


£5.20 inc.VAT
C&C available

Plastic Weld Solvent 57ml.

This solvent sticks all normal model making plastics, i.e. perspex, ABS, butyrate, styrene, acrylic etc.

It has a long shelf life, is fast acting (grabs in seconds), and has a water-like consistency so it is best used by holding or clamping the surfaces together and running a loaded brush or applicator along the length of the joint (solvent will be drawn into the joint by capillary action). 

A second application can be made if required, but is not normally necessary.

Unfortunately, due to postal restrictions, we cannot send this product outside mainland UK.


  • Plastic weld cement should be used in a well ventilated area
  • Contact with skin or eyes should be avoided (wash well with water if this occurs).
  • Plastic Weld may be applied by brush or applicator (see below).
  • A syringe and needle is recommended for more precise application.
  • The brush recommended has been tested for use with Plastic Weld and the adhesive in the ferrule is not affected by the solvent.
  • To clean the brush, swish in the solvent and wipe immediately with a tissue.
  • It is not possible to transport this item outside mainland UK as it is a hazardous liquid.
  • This product is also available in a 500ml can (AM00003).


When joining dissimilar plastics, i.e. styrene to butyrate, the hardest material (in this case butyrate) should have the joint surface softened, by giving a light coat of solvent, prior to holding the surfaces together. Then proceed as normal.

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