[Homeroast] FW: Clever Coffee Dripper

Jeffrey jeffrey-kelly at att.net
Mon Apr 12 18:51:18 CDT 2010


I'd use silicone sealant if I were to make a mend to the stopper, epoxy
might not make a good seal.



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Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Clever Coffee Dripper

The generic "Epoxy" is actually polyester resin and a hardener.  There 
are several solvents that will weld the crack safely and you can use 
cyanoacrylate on it if you can not identify the base material to get the 
solvent.  The polyester or actual epoxy will not stay in place.  If this 
happens to be a clear hard plastic I would guess its acrylic and that 
can be bonded by either the acrillic weld solvent or thin cyanoacrylate.

Bob Hazen wrote:
> Epoxy?  You mean "food-grade epoxy?"
> 
> I'm not a chemist, so I'm out of my element here (pun intended).  I'd be 
> wary of using epoxy on food/drink articles.  This last weekend I 
> considered using JB Weld to repair the rack in the dishwasher, but upon 
> reflection bought the replacement parts.
> 
> Just my 20 m$....
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "R Nepsund" <nepsundr at gmail.com>
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> 
> I knocked mine off the counter a while back and now it has a slow leak
> from some vertical cracks in the plastic.   I didn't notice them at
> first.   I just put it on the plastic saucer it came with for now
> eventually I'll get out some epoxy and try to seal the cracks.
> 
> On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 10:30 AM, John M. Howison
> <johnmhowison at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was assured that the CCD is Idiot-proof. Unfortunately, I have
>> disproven this claim: no matter how carefully I pour the 205 degree
>> water, the CCD leaks onto my countertop. Do I need a new CCD, or a
>> new head? Advice, pls.
> 
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