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Bonding Lexan to Aluminum?

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Hey there.

I just cut a couple of windows in some side panels. To make a long story short, I need some kind of adhesive that will not only dry clear, but will bond LExan to aluminum and quickly (not 1-2 hours).

Any ideas? I've tested gorilla glue and that definitely does NOT work. And I won't use the "modder's tape" because it is red, and since you'll be able to see through one panel to the other, I don't need ugly red tape showing.

Any help is appreciated.
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Modder's tape is not red, if you are talking about that 3M industrial one. It is simply the backing of one side of the double sided tape. The tape itself is actually clear.
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Your best bet may be to use an epoxy glue (Lowe's now carries professional epoxy in 4oz bottles, so much easier to use than the dual-tube syringes); they cure mostly clear with maybe a slight yellowish hue. The 5-min epoxy has a working time of 5 min and sets up to usable strength in ~30 min; full cure is 4 hrs.
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modders tape is clear, the non-stick backing is red.
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