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Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

(OP)
Hi Guys,

We use JB Weld as our adhesive of choice but we have some work which requires smoothing and taking paint. I saw this on Facebook but have no idea what its like.
Has any body used it or anything similar?
How strong is it?

http://youtu.be/uoLUSM9zdkA

Cheers,

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

I just looked at their video and visited their website. It appears to be some form of cyanoacrylate using promoted powders as gap fillers.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

Indeed. Looks like a metal powder and a non-metallic powder with super glue to impregnate it. Interesting, but why do you feel you need something different than JB Weld? JB weld is a filled epoxy and can be sanded and painted. In fact, if you make a silicone or Teflon counter mold, you can get a molded finish.

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

(OP)
Hi,

We fabricate a lot of I beam and drill with magdrills. When we have a mis drill we patch it so that it is unable to be seen when painted over and re drill in a different location.

At the moment we use JB Weld which works but takes a while to set. I saw the video and thought we may be able to tape over the hole set it, sand it, run a layer of paint down the beam and get it shipped out a little faster!

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

"We fabricate a lot of I beam and drill with magdrills. When we have a mis drill we patch it so that it is unable to be seen when painted over and re drill in a different location."

!!!!

Can you elaborate on the material of these I-beams?

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

(OP)
Hi Yes it just standard mild steel normal 6 - 8mm wall

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

I would be much happier seeing a mis-drilled hole welded up . Compared to JB weld you could get a hole plug welded and ground off before the JB weld had set, and your material properties would be much better.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Has Anybody Used This Supafix Stuff?

(OP)
We can weld it not a problem its just more time consuming getting it perfectly smooth to take paint so we use adhesive as its only for the athsteics anyway.


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