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ASKFOC_web2-QUESTION:   What’s the easiest way to load a syringe with a 2.5g pack of epoxy?


ANSWER:  We think the best way to load a syringe with a mixed pack of epoxy is to have BOTH HANDS available to do the job.  This means you want the clean syringes ready to go and POSITIONED for loading directly.  Anything like a test tube rack, that holds the syringes vertical, works –

  • You can improvise a syringe rack by taping the syringe(s) to the side of a table or desk.
  • You can fashion a simple fixture that is a block (wood is ok, but something like Delrin would be better) that has a hole slightly larger than the size of the syringe barrel drilled vertically to hold the syringe upright (drill the hole all the way through the block so any spillage or overflow doesn’t collect in the bottom of a blind hole).  A larger block is more stable and makes a better base, and allows multiple holes to be drilled.

SM6AskFOCIcon   Answered by AskFOC Technical Team January 10, 2017


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