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Is there a glue that will permanently bond a polyethelene tarp and be waterproof ? Answered

I was looking for some type of glue that is fairly cheap and will toughly bond polyethelene tarp that i will use to make my homeade range tent it needs to hold well be waterproof and foldable to fold with the tent.

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steveastroukBest Answer (author)2013-02-06

You might have pressing reasons TOO seal it like that, but I HIGHLY recommend you buy a few "grip-clips" from Shelter-systems in California

http://shelter-systems.com/gripclips/

...fantastically versatile for joining tarps.

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Toby Robb (author)2013-02-07

Can you plastic weld polyethylene? Lay a newspaper down, overlap the two seams on top. Lay an A4 sheet of paper on the top of the plastic and draw a soldering iron across the top of the paper. Vary the speed to get a good joint. Surprising simply and the reason plastic is used so much in manufacture, its very easily hot worked.

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RavensCraft (author)2013-02-06
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kelseymh (author)2013-02-06

http://www.google.com/search?q=waterproof+polyethylene+glue

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