Can you repair motorcycle plastics?
If you rough up the plastic first the resin may stick to the plastic, but you aren’t actually fixing the break and the bond is likely to weaken over time. Instead, repair broken motorcycle plastic by gluing the pieces back together with a solvent or by welding them back together with scraps of ABS plastic.
What type of plastic is used on motorcycle fairings?
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic is commonly used in original equipment sport bikes and certain aftermarket fairing manufacturers due to its strong, flexible and light weight properties.
Which glue is best for plastic?
Ordinary white glues, wood glues, or common adhesives won’t react well or form permanent bonds with these plastics. For the strongest glue to use on harder plastics try Loctite Plastics Bonding System, a two-part cyanoacrylate adhesive. It’s water-resistant, sets in seconds with minimal application, and dries clear.
What kind of plastic is used on motorcycles?
Materials. Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic is commonly used in original equipment sport bikes and certain aftermarket fairing manufacturers due to its strong, flexible and light weight properties.
Can you plastic weld motorcycle fairings?
General process for plastic welding motorcycle fairings You can usually do this with a screwdriver and pliers for a few clips. Clean the fairing with water and a sponge. Use a soldering iron and cable ties (made of plastic) to solder the plastic shut, making sure to properly melt the plastic together.
How do you fix missing plastic pieces?
How to Repair a Plastic Missing Piece
- Look over items that are missing plastic.
- Glue around the edges of the crack, until the fiberglass cloth becomes transparent.
- Use Gorilla Glue in the center portion on a stress point of plastic.
- Use putty epoxy made for plastic to repair chunks and large pieces of missing plastic.
Can a sport bike be repaired with plastic?
Many sport and motocross bike owners know the headache of restoring scuffed and scratched panels. However, cracked and crash-damaged plastics are unreasonable or impossible to repair. Our store offers motorcycle plastic kits and separate parts that fit and look exactly like OEM.
What kind of plastic do you use on a motorcycle?
We carry a wide range of motorcycle body plastics which will make your machine look brand new or give it a unique appeal. Many sport and motocross bike owners know the headache of restoring scuffed and scratched panels. However, cracked and crash-damaged plastics are unreasonable or impossible to repair.
Which is the best plastic fairing repair kit?
Now you can repair cracked or broken motorcycle fairings easily and quickly. The TTP90 plastic repair kit has been developed to repiar all common plastics. Many plastic repair suppliers offer different repair products based on the type of the plastic being repaird.
Where can I buy a plastic repair kit?
The large TTP90 Bodyshop Plastic Repair Kit comprises of everything a professional bodyshop repairer would need. Normally sold direct to bodyshops. This kit or any individual items from it can be bought direct from our online store.