Category Archives: Cure Issues

Adhesive cure speed- an explanation.

The cure speed of an adhesive is an important consideration for any countertop fabricator. A good understanding of cure speed will help to plan for complex part assemblies and maximize the throughput on the shop floor. There are two main … Continue reading

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Is your Surfacing Adhesive Greenguard/LEED friendly?

Greenguard and LEED certification are becoming more and more important when it comes to adhesives used in countertop fabrication. Many specifiers are now insisting on products that meet the stringent standards set by Greenguard regarding the amount of Volatile Organic … Continue reading

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Countertop Glue

When it comes to color-matched countertop glue, there are a few things you need to realize. Countertops are always coming into contact with hot, sticky foods, heavy pans and cookware and are regularly abused more than you’d think. With harsh … Continue reading

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New 250ml Glue Gun for Solid Surface Adhesive

The new gun that we are selling (and giving away) is performing beyond our expectations. We sourced this 250ml solid surface adhesive gun in order to give our customers a reliable, durable and economical option when purchasing a universal dispensing … Continue reading

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2 Bead or not 2 Bead- Hot and Cold spots in solid surface glue

A while back, I posted an article about properly purging a cartridge to alleviate the hot and cold spots that sometimes show up in your glue bead. Purging is about balancing the pistons and eliminating any trapped air the cartridge. … Continue reading

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Shelf Life – is my Solid Surface Glue too old?

Shelf Life – is my Solid Surface Glue too old? Most countertop fabricators have a shelf (or shelves) of partially used solid surface glue tubes of various vintages and manufacturers. How do you know what is safe to use and … Continue reading

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Eliminating Air in a Glue Cartridge

Eliminating Air in a Glue Cartridge…Purge or you may be sorry…. Seam-it adhesive is delivered in the SulzerMixPac F Style cartridges, the best on the market when it comes to ease of use-especially when purging the cartridge. Purging both before … Continue reading

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Solid Surface Glue Guns

Solid Surface glue guns are not all created equal.   There are a couple of recommendations to keep in mind when using 10 to 1 dual component glues for fabricating solid surface and stone products like Corian, Cambria, Silestone and … Continue reading

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