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Old 27 October 2011, 01:49 PM   #1
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Question Glue for freezer drawer repair...

The missus has managed to break a plastic flap that goes over the top of the bottom drawer on our fridge/freezer. Hard to explain what the actual bit looks like but that's not really relevant.

It's made of a clear perspex like plastic, maybe polycarbonate. What would be the best stuff to glue it back together? Bit of Googling suggests that plumbers solvent welding stuff may do the job if its perspex?

Don't want to use Super Glue as I've only ever found it any good for gluing together skin and leaves a white residue on plastic.

Stupid bint, it's less than a year old that fridge freezer and was sodding expensive (Panasonic American type) They do sell spares but I don't really want to shell out for the whole drawer assembly if I can do a decent job repairing it. She'll probably just break it again anyway.
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I fixed one a few weeks ago, try this stuff
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I'd be tempted to try some solvent cement. Some plastics can be relucatant to be glued.
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Freezer plastics are VERY hard to glue, due to lower temperatures making them brittle and the instant condensation on them as soon as the door is opened.

Could you put a piece of plastic sheet BEHIND it and use nylon nuts and bolts drilled through both bits?
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