How to go about dyeing pvc. These days furniture grade PVC piping is very popular in DIY circles, it is extremely versatile but it is kind of pricy. While furniture grade PVC pipes are available in basic colors, the typical connectors are only sold in traditional white. This means you have to paint the connectors to match if you buy the more expensive furniture grade pvc, and hope the paint does not peel off right away. The best way to prevent this is to use a cleaner that makes the surface of the connectors able to accept the color and ensure it sticks. This cleaner works for connectors but it also works for the less expensive white pvc so you can really save on a pvc project.
This comes from Makezine. The information contained in the article was designed to help those Do It Yourselfers who have worked with PVC pipes and found out that the connectors do come in colors. So if you are looking to use colored furniture grade PVC you would quickly find out that the connectors only come in white. The article introduces everyone to a secret compound that makes it possible to color match the connectors to the PVC pipe and have the dye stay on permanently.
Benefits of reading and following the A Secret Weapon For Dyeing PVC Connectors
The article introduces all of its readers to a powerful cleaner that really works to help make the dye stick to the connectors.
Article includes a couple full color pictures that help to provide a visualization of the PVC Cleaner.