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Superglue/wax


#1

Sorry but this thread is somewhat confusing to me relative to
super glue and waxes and soldering.

Please correct if I have misunderstood because this would be
very useful if it works.

YES… u can use super glue to wax segments together prior to
investing and the item being poured will be OK.

NO … u cannot use super glue to attach silver, etc. prior to
soldering because it will burn up and the item, if not supported
in some other manner will fall apart … however, u can use super
glue to hold silver, etc item together if u protect the super
glue from excessive heat while soldering in another locations on
the item…

Is this what has been said??? . . I tried super glueing prongs
to a ring this morning and invested… seemed to work so far …
have not casted yet…

Jim


#2
 NO .. u cannot use super glue to attach silver, etc. prior to
 soldering because it will burn up and the item, if not supported
 in some other manner will fall apart .. however, u can use super
 glue to hold silver, etc item together if u protect the super
 glue from excessive heat while soldering in another locations on
 the item...         

Hi Jim,

If you have a soldering job that is difficult to setup you can
use supeglue to aid in holding pieces together while you get
things ready to solder. You can use it in the same way you use
wax to hold pieces together before setting them up in plaster
before soldering.

I’m not sure what you’re trying to do in the second part of your
statement. If you are making something that needs to be soldered
in some parts and glued in others you might try soldering first
then do your glueing later. In a repair you might encounter a
situation in which case you have to protect glue from heat or
remove the part and reglue after soldering.

If you are asembling a new object you should try to do your
glueing after your soldering.

If you are joining metal parts together in the filal assembly of
a new object you should try to use some other method than glue
join them.

 Is this what has been said??? . . I tried super glueing prongs
 to a ring this morning and invested... seemed to work so far ..
 have not casted yet..

Good luck with your casting, it should be fine.

Dick Caverly