How to glue the glass to the glass?
Glass products are very beautiful and practical, but they have a significant drawback - fragility.
Having broken your favorite thing, you can not rush to go for a new one, but try to glue the glass. How to glue the glass to the glass - read in this article.
What and how to glue the glass to the glass
To glue together glass, it is better to give preference to such glue as “BF-2”, “Moment 1”, “Unicum”, “Mars”, “Phoenix” or “Polyvinyl Acetate”.
- Before work, you must first prepare the surface of the glass: clean it from grease, dirt and stains. For this purpose, any of the following substances is suitable - acetone, gasoline, kerosene, alcohol or solvent. Also for cleaning from pollution you can use the purchased cleaner. During the procedure, use protective rubber gloves. After work, thoroughly ventilate the room.
- After the surfaces to be glued are prepared for further work, it is necessary to heat the glass. To do this, you can use a regular hairdryer.
- Then apply a small amount of the selected glue on both surfaces and glue the product together.
Recently, such adhesive compositions that gain strength after being irradiated with light from a UV lamp are gaining in popularity. That is, after connecting the parts, the seam must be irradiated with ultraviolet light for several minutes. During the procedure, you must comply with safety measures: wear protective gloves and special glasses.
In addition, the glue can be prepared independently: mix silicate glue (water glass) and casein glue in a ratio of ten to one.
Also, in addition to glue, glass sealant is often used in the work. It is usually used for windows or aquariums. To obtain a mixture, it is required to mix ten grams of crushed beeswax, fifty grams of powdered chalk and drying oil, and about a hundred grams of rosin. Then the mixture must be heated and after cooling add twenty grams of cement.
And for gluing small glass fragments in the people are widely used garlic juice.