Category Archives: Adhesive Storage & Safety Tips

Carpenter wearing a mask while working with glue - Know the Dangers: Common Toxic Chemicals in Adhesives 

Know the Dangers: Common Toxic Chemicals in Adhesives

Adhesives are essential for a wide range of applications, from DIY projects to industrial manufacturing. However, some common adhesives may contain toxic chemicals that can pose health risks.   Here, we’ll discuss the harmful components found in everyday glues and share ways to minimize your exposure.  1. Formaldehyde  Formaldehyde is a common chemical used in various

Glue being placed on wood block - How to Properly Store Different Types of Adhesives

How to Properly Store Different Types of Adhesives

Proper storage of adhesives and glues ensures their longevity and effectiveness. That said, different types of adhesives have different storage requirements. In this post, we outline the general guidelines for storing popular adhesives, including storage temperatures, environmental considerations, and more.   Storing Adhesives: A Quick Guide  Water-based adhesives (e.g., PVA, Dextrin, PVOH): Store in a

Why Does My Glue Look Strange? Why Can I See It At All?

Why Does My Glue Look Strange? Why Can I See It At All? You don’t want to see any adhesive on your finished product. A good adhesive does all its work behind the scenes. Unsightly glue lines turn a great project, package or product from success to failure. But you don’t have to accept poor

What’s New in Adhesives | New Adhesives to Improve Your Application

New adhesives to improve your application. If your adhesives don’t perform as well as you want, try something new, You can work with us on a custom formulation for your unique application, or find a new product to bond better in your working conditions. If your adhesives don’t perform as expected in your application, invest

Why Does My Glue Look Different?

When it comes to glue lines and appearance, less is more. Unsightly glue lines or mistakes can take a great project or product and ruin it, but there are ways to prevent this from happening. Bond Tech is dedicated to getting the job done right the first time, in the most resourceful manner possible. That’s

How Cold Temperatures Impact Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Now that we’re in the middle of winter, it seems like an appropriate time to look at how low temperatures affect the performance of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs). A quick refresher: PSAs are the glue substance you would find on products like: Post-it notes Self-adhesive envelopes Bandages Price labels Tapes Packaging Lastly, PSAs are visco-elastic polymers.