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Term:  polystyrene cement

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An adhesive for use with polystyrene, as in the plastic from which injection moulded plastic kits are usually made.
Note that polystyrene cement is actually a solvent. It works my melting the plastic together thus performing a chemical weld. Because of this it is only suitable for use with the solid, plastic form of polystyrene and will not work with polystyrene foam (it just eats into it).
The fumes from polystyrene cement are potentially dangerous and you should always take care to have adequate ventilation when using it.

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