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Michael Stevens
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glue on bales

Postby Michael Stevens » Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:00 am

I'm finding some of my necklace bales and ring settings are not sealing right. especially if they get wet.

I've cured them. for 7 days but maybe 20 percent fall apart
would it help if the glass is perfectly smooth. my kiln paper has slight impression

Barry Kaiser
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Re: glue on bales

Postby Barry Kaiser » Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:57 am

What are you using as an adhesive?
A smooth surface is not what you want to adhere to.

I have a tutorial on my site (see below) about adhering bails.

Barry

DonMcClennen
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Re: glue on bales

Postby DonMcClennen » Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:39 pm

I use a small diamond grinder bit to roughen up contact surface on glass and sand bale to remove production lubricants.. then use E6000 NEVER FAILS!!
"The Glassman"

Michael Stevens
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Re: glue on bales

Postby Michael Stevens » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:17 am

I use e6000, but perhaps I don't seal it evenly on some pieces, or too thick. but I didn't think about the oils on the bale. but I'll spend more time grinding the surface a little. I have some that feel quite strong and others that pop off easily

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Re: glue on bales

Postby Barry Kaiser » Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:01 am

If you look at the failures, you will see that one or the other of the attached pieces has all the adhesive. The other one is improperly prepared.
Again, check my tutorial. It explains it all.

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Re: glue on bales

Postby Michael Stevens » Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:35 pm

thanks, unfortunately can't see your tutorial it's blocked here I don't use a vpn, so I'm limited on what to see. but that's ok. I think it will be ok now.


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