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Carpet & Flooring Fitters supply a range of Tec glue guns and Tecbond glue sticks aimed at the carpet fitting trade to enable a variety of gluing tasks to be carried out quickly and efficiently.


The Tec range of glue guns are supplied in 12mm, 15mm and 43mm covering off the job in hand.
The difference with the glue gun size relates to volume of adhesive required per trigger pull, for delicate work such as repairs the 12mm and 15mm tools are unrivalled, for larger volume work, the 43mm tools come into their own, especially with the high performance pneumatic tools.

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Tecbond glue sticks and slugs, 12mm, 15mm and 43mm in diameter.
Compatible with the Tec range of glue guns are used for various tasks from fixing and repairing carpets, attaching tack strips (gripper rods) to concrete, wood and tiled floors as well as attaching door bars, stair nosing, laminate floor trim and even under floor heating wiring patterns.


Popular grades are Tecbond 132 clear general purpose for fixing and repairing carpets, Tecbond 135 longer open time grade for bonding tack strips and stair nosing and Tecbond 342 with it’s very high molten tack (very tacky glue) instantly grabs the cabling /wiring used in under floor heating allowing the fitter to the job done quickly and with ease.

Tecbond hot melt adhesives provide a solution in situations where nailing / tacking is impractical and were an instant bonding adhesive is required.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a carpet glue gun and how does it differ from regular glue guns?

A carpet glue gun is a specialised tool designed for the carpet fitting trade. It allows for efficient gluing tasks on carpets. For instance, the Tec range of glue guns comes in sizes 12mm, 15mm, and 43mm, each designed for specific volume requirements.

Which type of glue is best suited for carpet fitting?

Tecbond glue sticks and slugs are ideal for carpet fitting. They come in diameters of 12mm, 15mm, and 43mm and are compatible with the Tec range of glue guns. These glues are used for tasks ranging from fixing and repairing carpets to attaching tack strips on various surfaces.

Can I use glue for carpet tiles?

Yes, certain adhesives like the Tecbond range are suitable for fixing carpet tiles. It’s essential to choose the right adhesive grade based on the specific requirements of the carpet tiles.

Are foam-backed carpets different when it comes to gluing?

Foam-backed carpets might require specific adhesive grades to ensure a strong bond. It’s always recommended to check the carpet manufacturer’s guidelines and choose an adhesive that’s compatible with foam backing.

On what surfaces can I use carpet adhesive?

Carpet adhesives, such as the Tecbond range, can be used on various surfaces, including concrete, wood, and tiled floors. They are also suitable for attaching door bars, stair nosing, laminate floor trim, and underfloor heating wiring patterns.

How does the size of a glue gun impact its application on carpets?

The size of the glue gun relates to the volume of adhesive required per trigger pull. The 12mm and 15mm tools are ideal for delicate work, such as repairs. For larger volume work, the 43mm tools, especially the high-performance pneumatic ones, are more suitable.

What are the popular adhesive grades for carpet fitting tasks?

Some popular grades include Tecbond 132, which is clear and general-purpose for fixing and repairing carpets. Tecbond 135 has a longer open time, making it suitable for bonding tack strips and stair nosing. Tecbond 342, with its very high molten tack, is perfect for underfloor heating wiring patterns.

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