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    Choosing the Right Glue for the Job


    There are all kinds of adhesives out there, but if you want a lasting and reliable bond, you need to choose one that’s suited to the material you’re using. Luckily, we’ve got glues and adhesives for every kind of project.

    So should you need to mount pictures, package parcels or bond anything from polystyrene and plastics to wood and metal, you’ll be able to achieve the perfect results with our products.

    Fabrics

    For upholstery projects that require fabrics to be bonded, a great solution is a Multipurpose Glue Stick. Utilising a glue gun will make the task quick, easy and accurate. You can also use Tuskbond Spray Adhesive, which is a high temperature contact adhesive that enables fast and strong permanent bonding, with excellent resistance to heat. It will bond a wide variety of substrates, including foam, leather, carpet, felt and fabrics. Waterproof

    Wood

    Cyanoacrylate Adhesive GP416 is a high quality, fast acting superglue. Suitable for bonding a range of materials, including many porous ones, its high viscosity makes it ideal for use with wood. Tuskbond Spray Adhesive is also a good choice for use with wood. It’s ideal for permanent bonds that require good initial bond strength, and it provides good temperature resistance, too.

    Mounting

    Dia Billy Blobs Glue Dots - These small removable or permanent glue dots are a popular choice for mounting various things. The double sided blob of glue are ideal for mounting photos, pictures, displays, posters and many, many more other products.

    Packaging

    Fast Set Glue Sticks - These fast-setting glue sticks offer excellent adhesion to carton board, making them ideal for securely sealing packaging. From cases and cartons and end-of-line packaging to point of sale and display and promotional packaging, they can meet your every need.

    Industrial

    High Strength Glue Sticks contain assembly grade hot-melt glue that has an excellent level of adhesion and a high molten tack, making them ideal for difficult surfaces - particularly industrial bonding applications such as ceramic tile displays, automative components and product assembly.

    Plastics & Rubber

    For everyday plastics, Multipurpose Glue Sticks are a simple and effective choice. And Tuskbond Spray Adhesive can be used for bonding most plastics and polythene, too, although some vinyls contain large amounts of plasticiser which, over time, can migrate and soften the bon, so it is always worth testing first. For PVCU and rubber, you may want to use Cyanoacrylate Adhesive GP416 or Cyanoacrylate Adhesive GP424, both of which are high quality, fast-acting superglues that are suitable for bonding a very wide range of materials, including many porous ones. For more delicate plastics, it may be worth considering Low Melt Glue Sticks instead, which are particularly effective for heat-sensitive materials such as polystyrene, films and foams.

    Thanks to their abilities to form permanent bonds, Tuskbond Spray Adhesive and Cyanoacrylate Adhesive GP416 and Cyanoacrylate Adhesive GP424 are all suitable for bonding metals. GP 424 Cyanoacrylate Adhesive is particularly recommended for use on close-fitting parts and fairly smooth, even surfaces.
    If you’re still unsure as to which product is right for you, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team. We’ll be happy to advise and to help you choose the perfect glue or adhesive.