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Any idea on how to repair a broken part of a Lego store display? Please Help

I recently purchased this display off of eBay and unfortunately this part broke during shipping. If anyone can tell me the material the clear strip is made, or how you have repaired a similar issue I would really appreciate it. If it is acrylic I can repair this quite quickly, but I want to be 100% sure before I buy the solvent to bond pieces of acrylic.

Photo of display:
http://imgur.com/gTWOKXw

Many thanks,
SmartArmoredMachine

Comments

  • akunthitaakunthita USAMember Posts: 1,032
    Looks like plexiglass to me. As it broke at its weakest point, and it has to carry quite a bit of weight, I would get another piece of plexiglass and glue it on top of the old one. This would also have the added benefit of making the piece stronger.
  • Brickfan50Brickfan50 Zwolle, NetherlandsMember Posts: 235
    I would go for transparent super glue. 
  • SmartArmoredMachineSmartArmoredMachine USAMember Posts: 29
    akunthita said:
    Looks like plexiglass to me. As it broke at its weakest point, and it has to carry quite a bit of weight, I would get another piece of plexiglass and glue it on top of the old one. This would also have the added benefit of making the piece stronger.
    Yeah I though it was acrylic. Now I need to get a solvent to fuse the pieces together.

  • SmartArmoredMachineSmartArmoredMachine USAMember Posts: 29
    Many thanks,
    SmartArmoredMachine
  • dbrougedbrouge QcMember Posts: 24
    try dichloromethane (DCM, or methylene chloride)


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