Precious Plastic – create things from plastic

Welcome to a new Precious Plastic video In the previous video, we learnt all about plastic, we built our own machines and we collected the material and now it’s time to create new things. So, first we are going to talk a little about different melting temperatures of the plastic. Then, we are gonna talk […]

Plastic Welding – Repair broken bumper tab with hot air plastic welder

This video will demonstrate how to repair broken bumper tabs with a hot air plastic welder. First, clean the damaged area with Polyvance’s Super Clean Plastic Cleaner. Use aluminum tape to create a backing for the new plastic. Aluminum tape is very stiff and can withstand the heat from the plastic welding. Use a die […]

Plastic Welding with Ease » Weld and repair a playground Slide using a plastic welder

Hi, I’m Bruce Lecky from Drader Manufacturing and I’m going to use the Drader Injectiweld to repair a damaged playground slide. My first job is to clean the damaged area. For maximum weld strength I’m going to use a grinder and a scraper to grind away the oxidization and the debris. The Injectiweld has a […]

Plastic Kayak Patch Kit – Canoe Repair KC Welder

This video will show how to use Polyvance’s KC Welder to repair a cracked kayak. Included with the KC Welder is some stainless steel reinforcing mesh. Cut the mesh to fit over the crack by about an inch all the way around. Melt the mesh into the plastic. Doing this is similar to putting rebar […]

Welding King StarBoard® and King StarBoard® ST

Plastic distributors and fabricators everywhere are discovering exciting new business opportunities when using polymer sheet stock from King Plastic. The possible uses are endless with a product that works like wood. For the most secure part between two pieces of material it is a good idea to first make a butt joint then tack welds […]

Plastic Identification: Performing a Weld Test

This liftgate spoiler has no plastic ID symbols, so we will have to identify the plastic by performing a weld test. Begin by grinding v-grooves into an area that will not be visible on the vehicle. Weld passes of the plastics that you suspect the piece could be made of. Here, we’re testing TPO and […]

Polyvance’s 6049-C Nitro Fuzer Lite

Are you ready to repair more plastics but have been holding off due to the relatively high price tag of the equipment? Wait no longer…the fully-capable 6049-C Nitro Fuzer Lite from Polyvance is available for the budget-minded body shop. The Nitro Fuzer Lite has all the product functions and supplies to start making you more […]

Safety precautions while welding plastic – safety & health at work 🎓

Ataszek – Modern Technologies of joining Materials Safety precaution while plastic Today, we’re going to talk about safety at welding In other words, a short health and safety guidance film What to have, wear and be watchful. The first, the basic is a stabilised table Where you may attach any piece with rubber bands or […]

Learn Plastic Welding » Weld and repair a garbage bin with a plastic welder

Hello! I’m Bruce Lecky. I’m with Drader Manufacturing. And I’m going to show you how to repair this garbage can with the Drader Injectiweld Plastic Welding Equipment. Many thousands of garbage carts like this are repaired every day with the Drader Injectiweld. Garbage can manufactures usually have an excellent warranty program in place with their […]

Plastic Welding: Bumper Crack in High Stress Area

Many bumper covers have built-in stress areas that typically break in the same area, and often break without much force. Preparing it incorrectly could result in the bumper breaking again just reinstalling the bumper. This Honda bumper cover is a good example. Any bending of the bumper is concentrated in this small area. Align the […]