Tecbond 242 is a clear high performance, very high viscosity adhesive that will produce very tough bonds on a wide range of materials including wood, ceramics, fabrics, light gauge metals and most plastics and painted surfaces. A good problem solving, all round adhesive for bonding similar and dissimilar materials.
Tecbond 242 is the highest viscosity glue stick within the Tecbond range and has a medium open time, medium molten tack, making it suitable for gap filling and bonding of porous surfaces. Good heat resistance (75c) and good low temperature flexibility (-30c) making Tecbond 242 suitable for some deep freeze carton bonding/sealing applications.
All constituent parts of this adhesive have been approved by the American F.D.A under C.F.R 21.175.105 (adhesives).
For use with all Tec 12mm glue guns.
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Important: Hot Melt Adhesives do have limitations! Being a thermoplastic product hot melt adhesives soften with heat and return to a solid state by the loss of heat. With this in mind, standard hot melt adhesives are not recommend for applications subjected to heat or direct sunlight. However we do offer grades with high heat resistance. Water and hot melt adhesives are a bad combination – standard hot melt adhesives are not waterproof and should be avoided for external applications. On saying this, we do have PUR adhesives that can be use externally and can even be dry cleaned. We strongly recommend that you thoroughly test the product and satisfy yourselves that the product is suitable for your application. This product suggested uses are a generalised suggestion and other factors may play a role in achieving the required bond, e.g. heat resistance, chemical resistance, gap filling, surface area to glue, open time or a degree of glue flexibility may be required etc.
Please contact our technical team on 0161 627 1001 to discuss your application in further detail.