How to Bond PVC to PVC is so frequently asked, not only to C-Tec Distribution but in general. Why is it so difficult to bond PVC to PVC? Not just because it’s poly vinyl chloride but plastics in their make up are extremely difficult to bond. PVC being one of the most frequently used plastics in everyday household goods.
PVC is easier and cheaper to produce than other plastics. Two primary components used to produce plastics is hydrogen and carbon, however in production of PVC these molecules are replaced by chlorine (solvent) this component is the primary reason why it’s so difficult to bond PVC to PVC.
In the construction industry it is a real challenge to bond PVC to PVC as PVC is so widely used, for example PVC facia or PVC panelling or guttering. Available products proclaiming to bond PVC to PVC simply are ineffective, hence why the tradesman gives up trying to bond PVC and resorts to using mechanical fixings. At last there is a solution to bond PVC to PVC very successfully and that is the remarkable CT1 The Snag List Eliminator.
What is CT1 and why is it so successful in bonding PVC to PVC? CT1 is a unique construction adhesive and sealant which is a very special hybrid polymer. It is a revolutionary composition of several different components which enables it to out perform conventional adhesives and sealants. Its adhesive qualities are phenomenal, not only in bonding PVC to PVC but numerous materials such as lead, wood, plastics, stone, the list is endless. You can even bond PVC to PVC when it’s wet; actually in addition to bonding PVC CT1 will also seal PVC. It’s fantastic for sealing PVC windows or guttering. A leaking PVC gutter is a nightmare. CT1 contains no solvents unlike conventional adhesives therefore it will not etch or burn the PVC.
So many projects have used CT1 as opposed to mechanical fixings, for example renovating campervans or mobile homes where PVC sheeting is bonded. It is so easy to bond PVC to PVC with CT1, just put it into a caulking gun and apply it onto the PVC, it’s as simple as that. CT1 has an immediate grab and will remain flexible which is very important when bonding PVC to PVC, especially externally where there can be a lot of movement due to change of temperature.
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