Does letting rubber cement dry longer than 5 minute (e.g. 1 hour) will still be reliable when using patch because that punctured within tube? no really sure how rubber cement works.

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I have couple of questions around rubber cement:

Why need to let it dry for approximately 5 minutes before using the patch? Won't that remove the adhesion?

I have actually some patches below that doesn't have any kind of adhesion at all, exactly how will they stick on the tube if the rubber cement has dried out and also there's no adhesion at all?

What will occur if I use the patch appropriate after applying the rubber cement? (Instead that waiting around 5 minute before applying the patch).

If ns let the rubber cement dry because that 1 hour and then that's the just time where I'll use the patch... Will certainly that still work?


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· 2y
I frequently wait much longer than 5 minutes to make sure it's not wet at all. Not an hour, sometimes 20 minutes. Never had a problem. Waiting substantial amounts of time will allow dust to clear up on the glue, for this reason don't do that.


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Are spot really meant to have no adhesion at all and also it rely just from the rubber cement adhesion to be able to stick come the tube?

I recognize of 'self adhesive' patches but these things I have actually here doesn't have any type of adhesion at all, space they an alleged to be like that?


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If it's still also wet, it no stick the patch to the tube and you danger the spot sliding anywhere the place. If you leaving it because that too long it will get too dry and wont work either. That's why friend wait the 5 minutes or so, depending on how lot you use, so the cement it s okay nice and sticky


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I uncovered this thread. A chemist answers just how it works. Nice interesting:

https://www.yellowcomic.com/r/bicycling/comments/fhf03/how_do_vulcanizing_tire_patches_work/


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What a an excellent read!


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I hope by rubber cement you typical self-vulcanizing fluid


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some say it's the exact same thing


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Yes, but the techniques are the same. The glue have to be dry to the touch in bespeak to properly bond come the surface before anything is placed on it.

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