How can a person repair cracked plastic?


Quick Answer

To repair cracked plastic, a person can use plastic epoxy. While there are several types of plastic glue that sometimes work, some are not as durable as epoxy.

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The strongest bond on broken plastic can be formed a two-part epoxy. It is necessary to work quickly in applying the epoxy before it gets hard.

Step 1: Prepare the broken pieces

Clean the surfaces with a damp cloth before mixing the epoxy.

Step 2: Mix the epoxy

On a cardboard tray, use a putty knife to mix an equal part from each epoxy.

Step 3: Apply the epoxy

Use the putty knife to spread the epoxy into the crack between the broken pieces. Allow it to dry completely, up to a week, before using the item.

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