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Gorilla Decoupage Glossy Glue & Sealer [Discontinued]
Gorilla Decoupage Glossy Glue & Sealer is a versatile crafting adhesive, sealer, and finish that is safe for use on photos, paper, wood, cardboard, canvas, metal, glass, ceramics, and many more materials, making it a must-have for hobbyists, instructors, and artists. The permanent, fast-drying formula is ideal for crafts such as decoupage, scrapbooking, puzzles, and much more. The non-toxic formula cleans up easily with water on a variety of surfaces.
- Cover workspace with newspapers or an old cloth to protect from spills.
- Choose a material to apply. Light paper or fabric materials such as wallpaper, greeting cards, magazine pages, origami paper, or wrapping paper tend to work best.
- Choose surface to decoupage. Popular items include boxes, vases, pots, plates, trays, bowls, lamps, glass, furniture, frames, and mirrors. For best results, ensure the surface is cleaned and/or sanded.
- Shake well before opening. To use as glue: Apply Gorilla Decoupage to material and surface using a brush or sponge applicator, then press firmly together. To use as a finish: spread an additional layer over the entire surface. TIP: use a brush or brayer to smooth out any creases or wrinkles in the material, working from the center out to the edges. For dishwasher items: After initial bond, allow to dry completely (dry to touch). Apply an additional 2-3 coats and allow to dry 1-2 hours in between each coat.
- Let dry for 24 hours before use.
Made in the U.S.
Gorilla Decoupage Glossy Glue & Sealer
- Application Temperature: 40°F (minimum)
- Cured Color: Clear
Note: Specifications are those given by manufacturers and are not tested for accuracy.
Question & Answers
hot melt rubber (synthetic)
Offers the widest range of application flexibility available. Exhibits excellent processing performance whether manually or automatically applied. Has superior tensile strength, adhesion properties and holding force which ensures consistent, reliable seals. Hot melt adhesive will bond faster to a surface which is referred to as quick-grab or quick-stick. It typically has higher tack (will feel stickier to the touch), but is also softer. It has lower heat resistance, shear resistance, and sometimes UV resistance than an acrylic adhesive. NOTE: it is called hot melt because the adhesive is applied hot by the manufacturer and then hardens as it cools (you do not need to apply heat to the tape yourself).
Properties are similar to that of hot melt rubber, but natural rubber often holds where other adhesives won't (recycled fibers, dust, cold, heat and heavy loads). It provides good overall adhesion and moisture resistance.
Offer excellent performance, especially for applications in temperatures less than 40°F and greater then 120°F. It provides excellent clarity, has high shear strength, is usually more permanent/durable even when exposed to moisture, and it ages well over extended periods in fluorescent and sunlight. Since it remains clear for the life of the application and does not yellow over time it is ideal for applications such as sealing white cartons. While it has good initial adhesion it does take 24-48 hours to cure and to achieve its maximum bond strength (has gradual adhesion buildup). Another difference between hot melt rubber and acrylic adhesive is if you fold tape over making the two adhesive sides touch the acrylic adhesive will remain attached to the carrier (e.g. paper, film) while a hot melt adhesive will stick to itself and pull off of the carrier. It is the best choice for clarity, UV resistance and aging characteristics.
Is great for extreme temperature applications since silicone adhesive can work in continuous operating temperatures from -100°F to 500°F. They also exhibit good chemical resistance, retain electrical properties, and remove cleanly with little or no residue.
Zinc oxide based adhesive formula is a skin-friendly adhesive which is commonly used on sports medicine tapes.
Thickness, AKA caliper or gauge, refers to the distance from one surface of a tape backing, or adhesive, to the other.
1 mil = 1/1000 of an inch
Examples: 1/16 inch = 62.5 mils; 1/32 inch = 31.25 mils