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Offline SG-1

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Phenolic Case Repair (Simpson260)
« on: June 28, 2022, 07:28:00 pm »
Hello friends, I am restoring an old Simpson 260 series 8M. Am looking for guidance on repairing the phenolic case. It is cracked & broken at one handle attachment point.  Does anyone have any suggestions on an adhesive to reassemble the pieces?  Will probably use fiberglass screen & epoxy inside to increase strength, just have to carefully watch clearances.
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Offline Gyro

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Re: Phenolic Case Repair (Simpson260)
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2022, 07:47:00 pm »
I would use epoxy for the general gluing too.
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Re: Phenolic Case Repair (Simpson260)
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2022, 07:09:55 pm »
Epoxy (high strength slow cure) and good prep work, everything rough and degreased.
 

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Re: Phenolic Case Repair (Simpson260)
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2022, 01:55:07 am »
Not sure if this is what you need, but a new case back is only $19.86 here...
https://www.metersales.com/shop/product/03-320525r-31903?category=138&search=simpson#attr=43436,164312,151029
 


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