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Forum topic by Puzzleman posted 309 days ago 622 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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309 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: glue gorilla urethane poly remove adhesive question

Have a project where someone used Gorilla Glue to glue plastic to metal. The plastic popped off but have the glue residue left over. What would you suggest to remove the glue?

-- Jim Beachler, Chief Puzzler, http://www.hollowwoodworks.com


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#1 posted 309 days ago

sand paper of the appropriate grit for the job.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 309 days ago

I’ve had to use a razor scraper most times when Gorilla glue gets where its not supposed to be.

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#3 posted 309 days ago

If you sand it use à facemask

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#4 posted 309 days ago

I’ve ben regluing a lot of chairs these days using the poly urethane glues. a good sharp chisel does a good ob of removing the sloppy foam , Then a light touch with a cabinet scraper, but most of the stuff I’ve been doing has some remnant of a finish, so it chips off prettty neatly.

If scratching the metal is a problem, you could always try wiping the surface with an oil, or using laminate sample chips broken in half….the edge is hyper sharp…and using that to clean u[.

Good luck.

Eiric

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