repairing a skimmer cup.

Discussion in 'Protein Skimmers, Mechanical Filtration' started by magman, 7 Feb 2012.

  1. magman

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    I all,

    What is the best way to fix/glue a crack on a skimmer cup? I would prefer to go something clear,

    thanks all:thumbup:
     
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  3. durleo

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    If it is acrylic then you can use a product called Tensol or pure chloroform. chloroform is quiet hard to get nowdays. I am in durbs so if you are in the area then i can help you repair it cos i got tensol. We work with acrylic so it shouldnt be too hard!
     
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    good old superglue
     
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    thanks for the help guys, I think I will give the superglue a go!!!
     
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    just go slow and use a little there's a reason they sell it in the small tubes
     
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