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Water based adhesive

Posted by JT on October 2nd, 1997 10:22 PM
In reply to Contact Cement, Water-based or Solvent-based by Roy Hernandez-Mena on September 30th, 1997 11:55 PM [Go to top of thread]

Roy, on the plus side, they aren't flammable like
some solvent based adhesives, their VOC content is
lower and they aren't as noxious smelling.
On the negative side, they don't dry as fast, and
temp./humidity have a greater affect on drying time.
Also if they freeze (in the can) they are done for.
Pretty minor negatives on the whole.

Performance wise they are about the same, with the
exception that is you are applying laminate over
laminate, a solvent based adhesive is necessary.

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