Plastic Welder Hot

Sep 29, 2011




Item being welded is really a John Deere 445 mower hood

&middot&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Price of new hood $405 without having tax.

&middot&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Price of material to repair hood&nbsp under $15 with tax.

&middot&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp I saved $390 while using plastic welder

&middot&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp I made use of the small-weld model 6 plastic welder

1.&nbsp Setup workshop. No combustibles near plastic welder. Well ventilated area. Be careful while using the welder it’s hot and may burn you.Connect the welder and hang the warmth level to pre-heat. Place the welder within the stand that accompany package.

2.&nbsp Take hood off mower.

3.&nbsp Clean plastic parts with cleaning soap and water.

4.&nbsp Place the plastic parts together using tape to keep in position until welded.

5.&nbsp Look into the part for any symbol (to discover what type of plastic I had been dealing with). Set the warmth level on welder matching the plastic I had been welding.

6.&nbsp Focusing on the rear side first. I began out creating a v-groove in which the break was. Tip: I made use of along side it from the flat welding tip.

7.&nbsp Now I place the welding fishing rod within the v-groove and apply the welder (warmth) towards the area. Melt the bottom material and also the fishing rod together. Don&rsquot focus on anymore than 2 ” at any given time. TIP: Let your warmth perform the meet your needs.

8.&nbsp Whenever you&rsquore completed with the rear side. Now begin the leading side doing exactly the same steps as above.

9.&nbsp When finished welding. Around the front you ought to have a small mound in which the break was at.

10.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Now sand the weld lower using rough emery paper. When almost flat visit a mud paper and smooth it. Clean the hood.

11.&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Fresh paint the hood .It might take a lot more than 1 coat. Check fresh paint for particulars on drying out occasions.


&nbspSorry I didn’t remember to seize my camera and take pictures for you personally.&nbsp


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