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post #4 of (permalink) Old 07-30-2013, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by ashtricks View Post
I don't think you need to use a thermal adhesive for optics unless it is metallic reflector and you plant to use it as a heatsink. Just a small dab of super glue should do the trick for plastic optics.
You don't want to use superglue (or any similar cyanoacrylate products like Crazy Glue) as the fumes can cloud the optics, but pretty much anything else will be fine. A lot of people do use thermal adhesive since they usually already have it leftover, but it's a little messy.
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