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Gluing FLEX pieces

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Hi there,

I need to print 300x100mm piece in FLEX material (~2 mm thick).

However the bed of Ultimaker 2 allows only 220x220~.

Has anyone any experience of creating joint and gluing 2 pieces printed with FLEX material so that they would maintain their flexibility and look acceptable.

I heard something that silicone might work.

Thanks for any ideas

Šarūnas

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There is adhesive silicone that you could use. The good ones have a primer that you use to prep both halves before glueing. They can be really strong.

 

Thanks for commenting.

Apparently cheap silicone based glue from hobby shop does the work

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