So many adhesives have been tried to stick plastic to metal before CT1 the ultimate construction adhesive entered the market. This application “How to Stick Plastic to Metal” has been steadily on the increase over the last number of years. This is largely due to the majority of consumable goods being manufactured with a type of plastic and in many cases a metal, also many white goods like washing machines which are manufactured out of steel but the residual parts are plastic. In so many applications when there is a breakdown a small part attached to metal needs to be repaired but a glue to stick plastic to metal is not available resulting in expensive replacement of new parts.
In many new shop fittings the need is more demanding where panels cannot be welded or secured with fixings but where there is the need to stick plastic to metal in larger surface areas. The adhesives available to stick plastic to metal do not perform adequately, firstly look at one component mastic adhesives, the type that are packed in a 310ml cartridge. These lack bond strength and cure rigid and in many cases due to the solvent content etch into or burn the plastic. Many tradesmen will tell how unsuccessful these types of adhesives are. Then you have the two component adhesives like epoxies that perform a lot better that the one component in sticking plastic to metal. However, the epoxies can be also aggressive to the plastic and also are not flexible.
When bonding plastic to metal it is important that the adhesive will have flexibility as the plastic and metal will move. The ultimate product to stick plastic to metal is C-Tec’s unique construction adhesive and sealant the now famous CT1 Snag List Eliminator. CT1 is our development of a unique hybrid polymer formulation, this allows a formidable bond between plastic to metal but also numerous other materials such as plastic to wood, metal to glass and endless combinations. With there being so many different types of plastic and metal CT1 will take care of them all, except of course polypropylene.
CT1 contains no solvents so will not burn but will remain flexible you can even apply CT1 when the surface of the metal or plastic is wet. Can you imagine being able to stick plastic to metal outdoors, for example roofing applications. CT1 can be applied under water; many times it arises in outdoor pool applications where you need to stick plastic to metal. Not only is CT1 great for sticking plastic to metal it’s brilliant for sealing plastic to metal as CT1 is strong but also viscous, for example it’s fantastic in bathroom applications where sealing plastic to metal is necessary.
WHEN YOU NEED TO STICK PLASTIC TO METAL REACH FOR - CT1 THE SNAG LIST ELIMINATOR.