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Is it possible to use hot glue as an adhesive for LTD stirling engines? Answered

Is it possible to use hot glue as an adhesive for building low temperatue difference (LTD) stirling engines? I was wondering because I do not want to buy epoxy or other expensive glue. Will I be able to use hot glue, or will the glue melt from the heat of a cup of boiling water? 

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rickharrisBest Answer (author)2011-03-20

No it melds at around 130 deg C although may get a little soft at lower temps - A cup of water should be fine.

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rickharris (author)rickharris2011-03-20

My answer looks like I am saying no don't use it - Yes you should be able to.

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7654321 (author)2011-03-19

Just try it and see, at worst you waste 10 cents of hot glue

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