Removing Gorilla Glue

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Forum topic by Puzzleman posted 09-24-2013 01:51 AM 1213 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-24-2013 01:51 AM

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?

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#1 posted 09-24-2013 02:08 AM

sand paper of the appropriate grit for the job.

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#2 posted 09-24-2013 02:12 AM

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 09-24-2013 02:13 AM

If you sand it use à facemask

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#4 posted 09-24-2013 03:04 AM

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.


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