- microwave absorbent adhesive polymer?
Re: microwave absorbent adhesive polymer?
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Trouble is, some of then are silicone based - and few adhesives stick to silicone. (Or PTFE, for that matter)
I never tried silicone bath sealant - may be worth a test.
On Thu, 4 Mar 2021 at 10:18, John E. Beech <john@...
I would have thought contact adhesive such as Evostick, Bostik or Thixofix would be a good option. Snag is you only get
one chance to stick it in the right place otherwise it is rip it off & start again.
de John G8SEQ
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Dave G8KHU <david@...>
> To: UKMicrowaves@groups.io <UKMicrowaves@groups.io>
> Subject: Re: [UKMicrowaves] microwave absorbent adhesive polymer?
> Sent: Mar 04 '21 08:18
> Before you order check with Mouser that their material has the
> pressure sensitive adhesisve tape option - the Mouser description just
> says mounting is "adhesive". Does that mean it's got the adhesive film
> or that you need adhesive to glue it in place? The Digikey version
> does at least says that the adhesive is non-conductive single sided so
> I'm assuming that this is the factory fitted adhesive sheet . The base
> number just referes to the material and the laird site lists the psa
> as an option -
> The non-adhesive stuff is a pig for amateur use as nothing seems to
> stick it reliably, carpet tape falls off and superglue / rtv fail
> rapidly. The proper adhesive is a two part mix that's fiendishly
> expensive, comes in a one litre can which has very limited shelf life
> and has enough skull and crossbones warning symbols to sink a pirate
> ship. I had to use it once and swore never, ever, again.
> HTH Dave G8KHU
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