Liquid Nails: characteristics and applications

Due to the rapid development of the construction market, the stores are more and more modern building materials that can even replace the construction tools.

Today is a big popularity began to use liquid nails, which are used to mount different elements of decor, as well as finishing materials.

In the article below we consider Main advantages and characteristics of liquid nails, as well as rules for their use.

Liquid nails are actually conventional construction adhesive binders based on polymers and rubber. It should also be noted that the use of liquid nails various avoids damage during mounting, especially only the repaired surface.

Advantages and features of liquid nails

The main advantages of the building material may include such features as:

High surface strength connection element, which is fixed. It should be noted that the adhesive can withstand very high loads. A wide range of selection items that can be adhered to the surface of wood, chipboard and fiberboard, and brick, metal, ceramics and glass. The surface does not have to be flat. Due to certain components, this material has high fire resistance, moisture resistance and non-toxicity.

When this adhesive should first pay attention to the label, which is indicated on the packaging of liquid nails. The adhesive may also be used under certain conditions, possess certain basic characteristics, for example, be moisture repellent properties, to have antiseptic, frost properties.

The latter type of liquid nails is considered highly toxic and long drying time may have an unpleasant specific smell.

A method of applying liquid nails

In order to conduct quality fastening one object to another by means of liquid nails, it is necessary first of all cleaned and degreased surface for bonding.

Further, the composition is applied to the pasted surface element with a special silicone gun. Then the element is pressed against the surface of a wall or ceiling and is held for 1-2 minutes, the should immediately make the necessary arrangement of the subject matter, because in the future you will not be correct.

Then glued elements are left to dry after curing the adhesive, which time is from 12 to 24 hours.

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