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Leaking Towel Rail Where Weld has Broken

Postby sijohnlloyd » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:40 am

The weld has broken by the valve top left of radiator. can it be fixed with something? see pictures. Thank you
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Postby katoosh525 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:22 pm

That 'looks' like stainless, so yes - it can be fixed by specialist welding.
How on earth did you manage to tear that?
To get you through till spring when you can have it removed and repaired properly - you may well get away with a high tech marine pu adhesive, such as 3M 5200 ( Eye wateringly expensive (but so are stainless rads), can be applied wet too. I would suggest putting a universal hose clip around that to assist in keeping the sealant in as well.
Of course, if it's not stainless it is probably just time to buy a new radiator and 'fix' it that way.
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