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There are many types used to stick wood together, some are useful and good in certain works and not others, and others are suitable for a particular type of wood and not others. Here we will learn about the types of wood glue or wood glue and the features of each.

Types of Wood Glue (Wood Glue)

1- PVA glue (white wood glue)

It is the most famous, widely used and preferred glue among the types of wood glue, and it is made of a basic component which is polyvinyl acetate (PVA),  and what distinguishes it is that it is widespread and can be found anywhere, and that it does not take on color when dried, and it is non-toxic, and it can also be used with most Types of woodwork. Care must be taken to clean the wood well of excess glue so that it does not appear at the end. 

2- Animal wood glue (animal glue)

This type is the oldest in use and is the origin of wood glue, and it is still used in the manufacture of traditional woodwork such as musical instruments. It is an adhesive made from animal protein, and it is characterized as a completely hidden glue that does not appear when used.

3- Epoxy glue

Epoxy glue is another strong adhesive. This type of glue is a mixture of two parts that, when combined, have a chemical reaction. It is characterized as an excellent waterproofing material, as well as suitable for filling voids and wooden cracks. One of the disadvantages of epoxy is that acidity and moisture can interfere during the adhesion process, so there are some woods that are difficult to stick with epoxy (such as oak).

4- Polyurethane glue

The polyurethane adhesive is very strong and has high adhesion strength if used correctly. Also, what distinguishes it is that it does not contain a high percentage of moisture and there is no swelling where it is used. Also, it is possible to stick painted wood with it and it is not required that it be done before that before the painting stage, as in the case of white glue. Make sure to wait at least 24 hours for it to dry.

5- Cyanoacrylate glue (Super Glue)

The most common name for it is Super Glue, and its adhesion properties are good, but its ability to resist tensile or pressure is not excellent, so it is frequently used in sticking small wooden pieces (such as decorations) that are not exposed to weights, tensile forces or pressure. .


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