Heat and food safe adhesive for kettle

Old 01-12-19, 11:47 AM
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Heat and food safe adhesive for kettle

Hi there,
A non-integral plastic part of my kettle has come off, and I'd like to put it back on - it's a plastic part which affixes to metal. It doesn't have to be ridiculously strong as I fill the kettle from the spout.
Any suggestions?

Thanks, Robyn

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Old 01-12-19, 01:52 PM
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Is there a screw that goes through the kettle's lid and into the plastic part? You could dab some epoxy in the stripped out glue hole and insert the screw.
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Make sure the epoxy you get is heat resistant. Some loosen up at higher temperatures. Just check the labels.

Or you could use a stainless steel screw from beneath the lid into that plastic cap.
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If there is/was no screw holding that piece on..... use high heat silicone to stick it on. Since it's not in the water it doesn't need to be food grade. For the most part silicone is inert after it dries anyway.

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