Re: Coil form

Tesla List wrote:
> >From jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-comMon Aug 19 21:42:04 1996
> Date: Mon, 19 Aug 1996 07:08:06 GMT
> From: Jim Fosse <jim.fosse-at-bdt-dot-com>
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Coil form
> On Sat, 17 Aug 1996 22:49:00 -0600, Tesla List
> <tesla-at-poodle.pupman-dot-com>, you wrote:
> Julian,
>         Welcome aboard.
> > The only problem
> >this material has is that no glue/adhesive sticks to it very well,
> >making attachment of coil form ends a little bit more difficult.
> >
> "Hot Glue guns" work well for attachment to polyethylene. If you get a
> 1/2" diameter gun, you can get 1/2" polyethylene rod to use in it, and
> weld with it. (U.S. sizes, I'm not sure if poly rod and glue guns
> match up in the UK) The Hot glue does stick to the polyethylene, but
> can be removed with some scraping. Hot glue is not permanent on poly,
> but does hold fairly well.
>         cheers,
>         jim

Jim, All

Hot glue, at least the milky kind, is LDPE!  If you stick poly together 
with it and melt the poly too- (important)-  the weld-(and it is a true 
weld)- is as strong as the original material!

Richard Hull, TCBOR