How To Repair A Cracked Plastic Bumper Using A Plastic Welding Kit

 

This video will show you how to repair a plastic bumper using a plastic welding kit.

TOOLS NEEDED:

  • Multipurpose Soldering Iron
  • Universal Repair Welding Rods
  • Reinforcing Steel Wire Mesh (if needed)

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Before starting to repair, make sure of a good preparation of the damaged area. If you’re not sure how, watch our video: How To Prepare A Cracked Plastic Auto Body Part For Repair.
  2. Plug-in the iron and leave it for a few minutes to warm-up.
  3. Using the iron, start heating one end of the tear until a pasty material is obtained.
  4. When the plastic becomes pasty and begins to melt, gradually incorporate the Universal Repair Welding Rod.
  5. Weld the tear with the Universal Repair Welding Rod making sure that two small beads are formed on each side of the iron.
  6. Cut the Universal Repair Welding Rod at the end of the weld. Make sure the weld is even and well fused. *Reinforcing Steel Wire Mesh can be applied to the interior of the plastic using iron as needed*
  7. Touch to make sure the surface is equal.
  8. Repeat the same steps for the outside.
  9. Start heating one end of the tear until a pasty material is obtained.
  10. Weld the tear with the Universal Repair Welding Rod making sure that two small beads are formed on each side of the iron. Make sure the weld is even and well fused.
  11. Let the solder cool down.
  12. Once cooled, sand the solder from the outside with a P180.
  13. Once finished, check the resistance of the pressure weld.
  14. Finish with a small coat of finishing putty.
  15. That’s it.

 

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