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STEP #3 Bonding The Spider To The Voice Coil:

    First determine the position on the voice coil where the spider will be.  Once this has been done, apply a bead of #GA-422 about 1/8" above the final resting position and slide the spider down the voice coil into the cement.  Once the spider has engaged the adhesive rotate the spider 180 degrees while moving down the final 1/8".  This will help to make sure you have good adhesive coverage.  Then put a filet of the adhesive on the top of the joint between the voice coil and the spider.  Take the Lightning Tack Accelerator and lightly spray the joint.  This will instantly set the adhesive.  Repeat this on the bottom of the assembly as well.  If you feel that the #GA-422 is too rigid you can use the black instant adhesive #GA-410 (Large Gap) or #GA-400 (Snug Fit).  Both are more flexible and will withstand higher temperatures up to 250F.  This process can be done in less than two minutes.  We also offer the epoxies as well for those who are more comfortable with that process.  The epoxies are available in 50 ml., Mix-Pac Syringes and 1 Pint Kits.

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STEP #4 Bonding The Cone To The Voice Coil:

    Place the voice coil that is assembled to the spider into the frame or basket.  Now take your cone and place it on to the voice coil.  Take the #GA-422 instant Adhesive and run a bead of the adhesive around the joint between the cone and the voice coil assembly.  Then spray the joint with accelerator to instant cue this joint.  Now take the assembled cone, voice coil and spider assembly out of the basket and run a bead of the #GA-422 again around the outside joint of the cone and voice coil.  Spray accelerator on this joint as well.  This is the fastest way to accomplish this step.  You can also use epoxies or the #BC-32 heat resistant cement.

Bonding The Cone To The Voice Coil Bonding The Cone To The Voice Coil Bonding The Cone To The Voice Coil

 

STEP #5 Bonding The Spider And The Cone To The Frame Or Basket:

    Now that you have the whole assembly put together you are going to attach the spider and cone to the frame.  We recommend that you use the #BC-32 cement.  This material will provide a very flexible but permanent bond in both of the joints.  Apply a bead of this translucent black adhesive on the frame where the spider will be positioned and a bead where the surround will rest in the frame.  Let the adhesive sit for two minutes to get tacky before dropping the cone, voice coil and spider assembly into the basket or frame.  Then press the surface of the spider and surround into the adhesive.  This will take about an hour to cure.  If you want to speed up the process, you can use a hair dryer to cure the adhesive in five minutes.  If you are having problems with the spider coming loose or you want speed up the process, you can try the #GA-400 instant black medium thickness rubber toughened adhesive on the joint.  Put a bead on the frame and a bead on the spider and lightly press this into the frame.  Then lightly spray the Lightning Tack accelerator on top of the spider above the adhesive.  The accelerator will wick through the spider to quick set.

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