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Re: Can silicone be glued for repair?


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Posted by Chris on February 25, 2007 at 12:05:33:

In Reply to: Can silicone be glued for repair? posted by Robert on February 25, 2007 at 11:43:48:

There is nothing I know of that will work reliably to fix a tear in silicon rubber.
To stop a tear from propagating you need to increase the radius of curvature at the stress point. The tool I would use is a leather hole punch. You could then try gluing another piece of silicone rubber on top with rubber cement. However I personally would not rely on it to work. Remember your life may depend on this working.

Your only logical and safe choice is to replace the mask with a new one.



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