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Can I use aluminium rim cement for patching flat tire instead of using rubber cement?

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I doubt if it would work very well. –  Daniel R Hicks May 24 '13 at 14:06

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No. For patching punctured innertubes, you must use vulcanizing rubber cement. Vulcanization which crosslinks the polymers in the tube with those in the patch. Most types of rubber cement, which are used for crafts, are not vulcanizing. Aluminum rim cement is designed to bond aluminum, not to vulcanize rubber.

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