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Melting Plastic into Liquid for Use in Custom Parts Molds

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#1 RoyalBrickCustoms


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:59 PM

Hey guys sorry I haven't posted in awhile.

Hey I was wondering: Can you melt old broken Lego bricks into liquid ABS plastic for use in molds for new custom elements. If not Lego than are there other types of plastics that can be melted at home. Also how do you melt the old Lego bricks?
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~Jake Burklin

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#2 Omicron


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:14 PM

Yes you can.


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#3 RoyalBrickCustoms


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:03 PM

 Omicron, on 29 October 2012 - 07:14 PM, said:

Yes you can.


Omni what temperature do they melt at and for how long?
~Jake Burklin

#4 LuxorV


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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:28 PM

You may find this wiki article on ABS plastic interesting.

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#5 Aveal the black sheep

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 02:29 AM

Sacrilege!!! why would any one melt Lego? *huh* ehehheh

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#6 deltarex101


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Posted 30 October 2012 - 02:57 PM

"Sacrilege" :blush:

  To me it isn't!  because we should explore at that possibility for unlocking more hidden builds!! :wink:

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 03:19 PM

Be sure to wear a mask!


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