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Archive for November 27th, 2013

PVC Cement Can Lid Griptivity Improvement

I’ve been doing a lot of fiddly gluing lately and, despite my best efforts, some adhesive collects in the lid’s screw threads. The gummy residue makes it really hard to unscrew the lid without a strap wrench after a few days.

Wrapping two turns of silicone tape around the cap helps tremendously:

Silicone tape on PVC cement can lid

Silicone tape on PVC cement can lid

It’s obvious in retrospect, is all I can say…

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