Tag: Adhesive

Spray Adhesive

Description/Application Spray adhesive is an aerosol adhesive, often used for mounting paper to a backing. It is available in permanent, temporarily repositionable, extra strength, and specialty varieties. Resources...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Communications Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking

Wood Glue

    Description/Application Wood glue, also classified as an aliphatic resin for it’s organic compound, is a water-based adhesive used to attach porous materials, usually wood and wood...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Tape

  Description/Application Tape is a form of adhesive sold in a roll. It is composed of a backing material with a sticky adhesive side, which is usually applied...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Super Glue (Cyanoacrylate)

      Description/Application Super Glue is a glue that forms a fast-hardening and powerful bond. Unlike other glues, a thin layer forms the strongest bond. 1 Super Glue...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Rubber Cement

    Description/Application Rubber cement is an adhesive used mainly for mounting papers or fabrics. The papers can easily be separated by peeling without damage to either piece....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

PVA Glue

  Description/Application PVA glue, or white glue, is a water-based liquid adhesive that dries clear and flexible. Elmer’s Glue, Tacky Glue, and Mod Podge are all formulations of...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Fashion, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Polyurethane Glue

  Description/Application A water resistant glue that bonds most surfaces and accepts woodstain. It is commonly sold under the brand name Gorilla Glue. Polyurethane glue is intended for...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Hot Glue (Hot Melt Adhesive)

  Description/Application Clear, yellow or milky-colored glue stick that is melted and applied with an electric glue gun. Hot glue cures rapidly as it cools. Hot glue is...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research

Epoxy

  Description/Application A two part adhesive that cures into a hardened material. It can be used to bond metals, woods, ceramic, and glass. Resources Epoxies consist of two...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Fashion, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Copydex

  Description/Application Copydex is a rubber-based adhesive used for adhering fabrics, repairing clothing, and for craft and model making purposes. Fabrics with copydex repairs are able to sustain...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Fashion, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research