Building Furniture: Glass to Metal Bonding Materials Building Furniture: Glass to Metal Bonding Materials
When it comes to furniture, glass to metal bonding can be quite tricky. However, there are a few products that are designed to accomplish this work for you. This article will list a few of these to help you decide which is right for your project.
Clear latex is great for when bonding strength isn’t as much of an issue as waterproof bonding is. Clear latex is also great to use when there is a possibility that you may want or need to remove the piece of glass from your furniture piece in the future, without breaking the glass. Clear latex can be found almost anywhere, from your local grocery, auto parts or hardware store.
Liquid nails is one of those bonding agents that once the bond is set, it’s permanent. Liquid nails is for use when either the color of the bonding material isn’t important or it can’t be seen, like when the glass piece inserts from the underside or backside or a mirror is being installed.
There are a variety of different types of epoxies available. They each have their own strengths and weaknesses. It’s important to remember that most epoxies, once set, will be permanent. Removal of the glass without damage will be very difficult.
The 3 list bonding agents are some of the most popular in the trades. This article has given you some information to help decide which one to use