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Adhesive recommendations for gluing Tough PLA to wood

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I'm looking for a good structural adhesive/glue that will bond wood to Tough PLA. There are many epoxies and methacrylates out there, many work with ABS but are untested or not recommended for PLA. I'm not sure if Tough PLA is easier or harder to bond with? 

 

Ideally:

  • Transparent or untinted translucent 
  • <15 minute work time
  • Works with dispenser (i.e cartridge in a gun)

 

Candidates so far:

JB Weld - clear, 5 minute work time (doesn't come in cartridges?) - $6 for 25ml -- easy to find but doesn't work in dispensers

PC-Clear Epoxy - clear, 5 minute work time (1:1 ratio) - $10 for 50ml -- not supported for PLA, but...?

Plexus MA685 - translucent clear, 8 minute work time - $18 for 35ml -- expensive, $28 with shipping!

 

Would love any recommendations. Thanks!

 

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