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Old May 31, 2012, 03:32 AM
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Glue for FFF?

I am building a foamy with Blue Fanfold foam

What is the best glue for the foam?
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Old May 31, 2012, 05:28 AM
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I prefer hot glue, but sometimes use gorilla glue.
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Old May 31, 2012, 09:27 AM
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+1 on the hot glue, its all I use
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Old May 31, 2012, 10:18 AM
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+ 3 on Hot Glue +2 on Gorilla Glue.
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Old May 31, 2012, 11:59 AM
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Hot glue if you are in a hurry and don't mind the weight.

Gorilla glue if you have more time and/or want to fill void space.

Foam safe CA if you are in a hurry and DO mind the weight.

Epoxy if you are sort of in a hurry (5-30min) or want a super-duper bond (JB Weld, original) and don;t mind the waste.

Welders will eat FFF.
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+1000000 on the foam safe CA.

For spot hits, I use CA.

For voids I use GG

For laminating I use Elmer's Rubber Cement. It's cheaper than the other two and quicker if you wait a minute or two before joining your pieces. I can laminate and use the piece after 5 minutes usually. It sands far better than CA or GG.
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Old May 31, 2012, 02:47 PM
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+1000000 on the foam safe CA.

For spot hits, I use CA.

For voids I use GG

For laminating I use Elmer's Rubber Cement. It's cheaper than the other two and quicker if you wait a minute or two before joining your pieces. I can laminate and use the piece after 5 minutes usually. It sands far better than CA or GG.
I've got some, never used it. Will it eat bluecor/FFF?
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I can say it won't eat the Dow PB III board, that's about all I've used it on.

My wife picked me up about 4 bottles from Target was on close out for a little over $1 each. I get about 2 builds per bottle.
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Old Jun 01, 2012, 03:12 AM
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beacons foam tac is great on all types of foam. I really like hot glue too.
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Old Jun 01, 2012, 10:26 AM
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You cant beat hot glue for Large foamy Builds that requires alot of Glue.
Gorrilla glue is my second choice but it takes alot time to dry.
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Old Jun 02, 2012, 04:42 AM
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I picked this up from Michaels Arts & Craft store. Woks slow but dries clear.

http://www.uhu.com/en/products/all-p...7a166c&step=49
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Old Jun 02, 2012, 10:07 AM
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Foam Glue

Low temp hot melt is the only way to go for foamies!
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Old Aug 17, 2012, 11:27 AM
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Fabri-tac has been an awesome glue heres a video of how I use it

Fabri-tac How-to (3 min 47 sec)
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