Rediweld

  1. Peter Unsworth New Member

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    Hi all,
    Anybody know anything about this piece of kit from the past ?

    Regards
    Peter IMG_20181206_112208.jpg IMG_20181206_112157.jpg
     
  2. Paul.

    Paul. Moderator Staff Member

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    Its a hot air gun for welding plastic.
     
  3. Vinyl floor welder?
     
  4. Cuthy246

    Cuthy246 Member

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    Looks to have an air nipple on the back? possibly an early hot air gun for reflowing?
     
  5. Peter Unsworth New Member

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    Hi ,
    Thanks for the suggestion.
    There is a gas supply nozzle and a 3 core electric cable for the 400 watt element , I am not aware that a floor sheet welder uses gas.
    So it's still a bit of a mystery to me .
    Regards
    Peter
     
  6. The_Yellow_Ardvark

    The_Yellow_Ardvark If in doubt ask.

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  7. Cuthy246

    Cuthy246 Member

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  8. Gas or compressed air?
     
  9. Cuthy246

    Cuthy246 Member

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    Compressed air
     
  10. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    a Google for "rediweld" leads to a company called "rediweld rubber and plastics"

    so I'd guess some sort of plastic/vinyl welder?
    presumably the compressed air is to cool the plastic immediately after welding so it doesn't drip?
     
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  11. Peter Unsworth New Member

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    Thanks for all the responses

    I think you're correct it's a hot air plastic welding tool .

    Best wishes on the Forum

    Peter
     
  12. gordon stephenson

    gordon stephenson Forum Supporter

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    The similar guns that we had used heated Nitrogen and was used for mainly welding Alcathene pipe work and sheet fabrications Alcathene, the welding rods were cut in strips from sheet, Heated the material to welding temperature just like gas welding but the rod was pushed into the weld seam and rotated in your fingers, creating a weld that looked similar to a really good tig weld,
     
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