Experimenting with plastic welding on our spare Capri dash

By Craig Ranson
By Craig Ranson

Managing Director – Bridge Classic Cars

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Due to his fantastic connections in the motorcycle world our man Brian has built up some what of a reputation for himself as being the go-to man when it comes to motorcycle repairs using the specialist skills of plastic welding.

We let Brian loose with our spare Capri dash, just to see wether he could turn his hand to more than just motorcycles.

More of Brian’s amazing plastic welding work:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” images=”23785,23786,23787,23788,23789,23790,23791,23792,23793,23794,23795,23796,23797,23798,23799,23800,23801,23802,23803,23804,23805,23806,23807,23808,23809,23810,23811,23812,23813,23814,23815,23816,23817,23818,23819,23820,23821,23822,23823,23824,23825,23826,23827,23828,23829″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Source: Plastic Welding (Wikipedia)

Plastic welding is welding for semi-finished plastic materials, and is described in ISO 472 as a process of uniting softened surfaces of materials, generally with the aid of heat (except solvent welding). Welding of thermoplastics is accomplished in three sequential stages, namely surface preparation, application of heat and pressure, and cooling.

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