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Filler on plastic?

briwayjones

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What would I use as filler for the same purpose as bondo on body work but for the plastic case of a computer monitor? I don't think bondo would work because I don't know if it would stick to plastic and the plastic would flex too much for bondo to work without cracking. Would fiberglass resin work? I need something that's paintable. Other than fiberglass resin I don't have any ideas. Does anyone else?
 


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Yeah resin will work. Or if you want to add strands of fiberglass, that'll work too. There are some plastics that are very difficult to bond to - like delrin/acetal, but computer monitors are probably not made from delrin. As with any resin work, prep is important so sand the surface with maybe some fine grit paper, then wipe clean with rubbing alcohol.
 




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Yeah resin will work. Or if you want to add strands of fiberglass, that'll work too. There are some plastics that are very difficult to bond to - like delrin/acetal, but computer monitors are probably not made from delrin. As with any resin work, prep is important so sand the surface with maybe some fine grit paper, then wipe clean with rubbing alcohol.

Is there anything you DON'T know? :confused:
 




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