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Ken Martin
04-06-2016, 02:01 PM
Does anyone know of or use a particular food grade priming and glue combination for installing or repairing the PVC housing on a grain auger?

Thanks,
Ken

rdcpro
04-06-2016, 03:00 PM
Does anyone know of or use a particular food grade priming and glue combination for installing or repairing the PVC housing on a grain auger?

Thanks,
Ken

I'm not sure if this will work in your case, but I've thermally welded PVC before to repair glycol piping. The welder looks like a giant soldering iron, with a blower and various tips. You can actually buy PVC welding rod. Who knew?

These are expensive, but maybe you can borrow one...It was at a large winery where I last used one.
http://www.mcmaster.com/#plastic-welding-supplies/=11vadp3

Regards,
Mike Sharp

Houston_John
04-06-2016, 08:00 PM
If it's PVC or ABS it is pretty easy to weld it, Harbor Freight has a junky plastic welder that you can get by with for a few small repairs. If you have a major job you need to do, a good body shop can do it. They use the commercial grade plastic welders to fix bumpers and things. Metabo makes a really nice plastic extruder (~$1700) that is basically a MIG welder for plastic also if you're looking for a new tool to spend money on.

Ken Martin
04-08-2016, 03:03 PM
Thanks guys, I'll give a heat weld a shot.
Ken