How To Get Rkt To Stick To Pvc Pipe?

Decorating By cloetzu Updated 30 Jan 2011 , 7:46pm by blissfulbaker

cloetzu Posted 24 Jan 2011 , 9:30pm
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Hello,

does anyone have any suggestions for getting RKT to stick to the PVC in a structure of a figure... any suggestions/tips?

7 replies
mcdonald Posted 24 Jan 2011 , 9:42pm
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melted chocolate does the trick.. white or chocolate. whichever works in your situation.

Sorelle Posted 24 Jan 2011 , 9:43pm
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Royal icing works well too.

blissfulbaker Posted 24 Jan 2011 , 10:04pm
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I have used clear piping gel, Wilton makes it

cloetzu Posted 25 Jan 2011 , 1:51pm
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so apply those to the pipe first then the RKT?

blissfulbaker Posted 25 Jan 2011 , 1:56pm
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I would brush the PVC with clear piping gel and then apply the RKT to it. I don't know how long your PVC pipe is, but I would start at the bottom and work my way up the pipe.

cloetzu Posted 30 Jan 2011 , 7:01pm
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does piping gel 'set' ? and thus hold it in place?

blissfulbaker Posted 30 Jan 2011 , 7:46pm
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Piping gel does not set like royal icing does. It does not get hard. It is very sticky and it works more like a glue. When left to sit in open air, piping gel will get a "film" over the top of it. When I was at the Wilton School, we used a food processor to mix piping gel and gum paste. This made an edible "super glue".
HTH

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