Plastic Welding Rods

SKU: 213056


The Tradeflame range of Plastic Welding Rods are designed to be used with the Plastic Welding Kit (213045). They are ideal for use on microwave dishes, kettles, garden furniture, lunch boxes, packaging tape and where welding of PP plastic is needed.

  

PP
POLYPROPYLENE (PP)
  • Hard but still flexible
  • Waxy surface
  • Softens at 140°C
  • Translucent
  • Withstands solvents
PS

POLYSTYRENE (PS)

  • Clear, glossy, rigid
  • Opaque
  • Semi-tough
  • Softens at 95°C
  • Affected by fat, acids and solvents
  • Resistant to alkalis, salt solutions
  • Low water absorption
  • Clear when not pigmented
  • Odour and taste free
PE

POLYETHYLENE (PE)

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

  • Hard to semi-flexible
  • Resistant to chemicals and moisture
  • Waxy surface
  • Opaque
  • Softens at 175°C
  • Easily coloured, processed and formed
  • Scratches easily

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

  • Soft and flexible
  • Waxy surface
  • Translucent
  • Softens at 70°C
  • Scratches easily
ABS

ACRYLONITRILE BUTADIENE STYRENE (ABS)

  • 10 x white and 10 x black rods
  • Superior for hardness
  • Impact resistant
  • Glossy
  • Electrical insulation properties
  • Resistant to aqueous acids, alkalis, hydrochloric and phosphorus acid, animal, vegetable and mineral oils
  • Softens at 117°C
Length: 17 cm
Diameter (OD): 4 mm