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rick mccoll
(rgmccoll) - F

Locale: East Tennessee
fabric glue on 04/10/2011 16:16:27 MDT Print View

Has anyone tried liquid glue or iron on tape on silnylon?

rick mccoll
(rgmccoll) - F

Locale: East Tennessee
still looking but have found this on 04/12/2011 15:10:49 MDT Print View

http://www.sailrite.com/Seamstick-1-2-C3-Spinnaker-Tape-55-Yds

looks like it might work.

rick mccoll
(rgmccoll) - F

Locale: East Tennessee
other products from Quest on 04/12/2011 15:16:16 MDT Print View

http://questoutfitters.com/narrow_roll_goods.htm#%22CUBEN%22%20TAPE

http://questoutfitters.com/narrow_roll_goods.htm

all the way to the bottom of the page

Sean OLeary
(redoleary)

Locale: Mid West
fabric tape on 04/12/2011 18:11:40 MDT Print View

If I had to guess, neither of the above tapes will work with sil because the tapes are not silicone based. At least as far as I know cuben is not silicone coated or impreg. neither is your average spinnaker fabric.
Go to pg 57 in this pdf for a silicone based tape.
http://www.sail-making.com/dbimgs/us/03_USA_Hardware_063_132.pdf

I'm sure you could just bond sil together with silicone rtv and sew through it after it dried.

Good luck,
RED

Tim Marshall
(MarshLaw303) - MLife

Locale: Minnesota
Re: fabric tape on 04/13/2011 08:51:55 MDT Print View

i have used clear 100% silicon sealant as a glue and it worked great. It is heavy and only good for small areas as it isn't very flexible but i used it to attach mid panel tie-outs to an old tarp/tent i made when i started making gear. I also used it un-thinned to seam-seal and other than being heavy it worked fine. Jim Colten i believe gave me the advice on using it as a glue and it worked very well.

-Tim

Jim Colten
(jcolten)

Locale: MN
shameless plug: fabric tape on 04/13/2011 11:18:57 MDT Print View

Well, since Tim dropped a hint I don't feel too guilty about this shameless plug

Daryl Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Thanks Jim on 04/14/2011 10:29:29 MDT Print View

Jim,

Thanks for the shameless plug. Very good info. I read every bit of it.

Daryl

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: fabric tape on 04/14/2011 16:13:35 MDT Print View

> neither of the above tapes will work with sil because the tapes are not silicone based.

Correct. ONLY a siloxane adhesive will bond to silnylon, and you should allow 3 days for curing.

Cheers