Has anyone tried that 5 Second Fix (from TV commerical)

Has anyone tried that 5 Second Fix (from TV commerical).
I dont normally pay much attention to commercials, but this looks interesting. I have never found any glue that works well on plastics. This stuff is supposed to glue all plastics as well as wood, metal, glass and other stuff. From the commercial, it appears to be a liquid which needs their UV light to harden it. (I wonder why that light makes it harden?).
They say in the commercial that it's [quote] Not a Glue! Super Powered Liquid Plastic Welding Compound".
If it works as well as they say, I'd be interested, even at what seems to be a high price to me ($20.00).
But I cant think of all the times I've wanted to glue plastics and nothing has really worked very well. Car taillights, plastic parts inside cars, plastic tool parts, kids toys, broken off plastic tabs inside electronics, (are just a few things that come to mind). I know when I bumped my truck into a round hay bale, it broke a piece off my taillight, which I tried to glue with epoxy. That fix did not last long, so it cost me $80 for a new red lens. (I hate getting pulled over by the cops for stuff like this). So, I would have gladly paid $20 for this stuff (if it works)....
I am NOT advertising for them, spamming, or affiliated with that company. I'm just looking for feedback on this product. Commercials always make things sound better than they are, but sometimes a product is really worthwhile.... Maybe this one is? Or not?
Their website: www.5secondfix.com
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On 11/17/2015 11:46 PM, snipped-for-privacy@unlisted.moc wrote:

Looks like the same stuff as bondic. I wanted to try it, but the $20 turned me off. Reviewers claimed you didn't get very much of the stuff. Also, it won't cure where the light can't go. Notice that the pictures show bonding clear stuff. Several people claimed you could do as well with super glue and baking soda.
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The dentist glued something to my teeth and seemed to use a UV light to ?? harden it. It was a little gun, with a round bluish plastic 4" circle between the "muzzle" and the handle. But the dentist failed me in several other ways and we don't talk to each other anymore, so I can't ask him.

Makes sense, but the dentist aimed the light at me from maybe a foot in front of my mouth. Most of the glue was behind my teeth, so even then I wondered how that was supposed to work. I had one or two loose lower middle teeth and he glued a silver "splint" to four teeth. That part worked well for 3 years but he may have been negligent in his neglect of some of my other teeth. But I didn't know that. The problem I recognized started when I had a problem and called his emergency number at 5:15 on a Friday, and they didnt' call me back until 4:30 the following Friday. Then later he glued something on wrong, so something was jabbing me sharply in my lip. That fell off after two days (sunday) and he did it again, no better. Still jabbing me. I emailed him Thursday night, and he didn't call until Saturday, and he called the number where I said I'd be Friday morning. He left a message saying he was out of town, would be back later that day and would call me, and he never did. Unbelievable.
Then I wrote an email asking for more details on the two treatment plans he had emailedl me months ago, with no narrative, just charts and abbreviations and prices, and he never replied to the email. Unbelievable. The email was demanding, especially since I see that other dentists' treatment plans aren't much different**, but that was the first crap I'd ever given him. Before that I was always polite and didnt' even get around to complaining about the first time he never called back. **But they had both discussed it with me in their office, and answered questions and would have answered more. He did none of that.
I was thinking of going to his office to get his attention. Not that I want him as a dentist anymore, but to remind him what a jerk he is. Good idea?

I've never been able to glue anything with super glue, not even my fingers.
Jack wrote:

That's probably the same thing, but it seems to be expensive too.
What did you use for UV when you used that? This thing comes with a UV light of some sort.
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On 11/18/2015 02:46 AM, snipped-for-privacy@unlisted.moc wrote:

We've used Loctite's UV adhesive for years to glue together rapid prototype parts. Works well for that.
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Parts made out of what?

http://www.cureuv.com/loctite-352-uv-structural-adhesive-50-ml-bottle.html?gclid=COujwO3jmckCFdcegQodlawDMA
$55 for 50 ml.
UV / Heat Activator Adhesive.
This UV Structural adhesive resists vibration and impact. This acrylic adhesive bonds and seals glass, glass to metal and metal filled adhesive-coated materials. It can also be used to encase items in adhesive (*potting). Color is amber. Bonding time can be accelerated with Activator.
When exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light, these adhesives harden in seconds. These products are VOC compliant in all 50 states.
Doesn't mention plastic but maybe not exactly the same thing. Doesn't include UV light. Your post makes the thing on TV sound like it might be great.
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I checked Ebay and Amazon out of curiousity. It's not a unique product. There are quite a few UV glues or adhesives at either place. There was a bobber fish finder on the All American Makers show awhile back. The investor decided to back it instead of the other products. I thought it might be a one off deal. Well, I was wrong again. There were a few others on Amazon.
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On 11/18/2015 2:46 AM, snipped-for-privacy@unlisted.moc wrote:

I like to match the adhesive to the job. Don't know what this stuff is or how it holds up.
In your case, lens would be either acrylic or polycarbonate. Both are soluble in some common glue solvents which should help the bond. Even old Duco cement might be better than epoxy.
The dental glues are normally acrylic and would work but don't know what this one is.
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