Future/Klear What's in a name?

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FarnboroJohn
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Future/Klear What's in a name?

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Hi All,

Could anyone please let me know the current product in the UK that is used to coat transparent parts to protect against, for instance, fogging by cyano-acrylate adhesives? I've got by without for years but I have a vacform Fairey Battle glasshouse to attach....

Thanks in advance.

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Cheers

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Thank you very much for the prompt and helpful reply! Amazon it is I guess.

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Why not use Pva or other white glue that won’t fog and dries clear?
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iainpeden wrote:
Thu 29 Jul 2021, 9:08 pm
Why not use Pva or other white glue that won’t fog and dries clear?
PVA drys a bit opaque really. Cant beat the clear TBH.
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I meant use the pva for fixing not coating; it's also practical to fix the canopy to the model with Klear.
Either way reduces that fogging that superglue can cause.
The way to coat with Klear is to dip the clear piece into a jar of Klear then lay it onto a piece of paper towel; the excess wicks off. It's also easy to redip if it doesn't go right the first time.
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spot on, Clear can be used too for adhesion, Used it a fair bit on Coaches for the Model Railway.
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Some good tips there, thank you both!

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