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Gorilla is an American brand name of a line of polyurethane based waterproof glues as well as tapes, epoxies, and adhesives for various applications and tasks, from home to industrial. It has a reputation for being tough and doing a good job at its sole purpose-sticking to things-and can be found across multiple hardware stores, arts & crafts stores, parts stores and even some regular stores like Walmart. There are different types, colors, and sizes of the glue to suit your needs best. Uncured glue can be removed with solvents, such as acetone, however, glue that has dried must be removed mechanically. The glues expand 3X into the materials when combined with water as the glue is water activated. This is a feature of it due to the glue seeping into cracks and other spaces to increase how strong and effective it is.
Original Gorilla Glue is the most basic kind they have and is the most versatile as well and will work on: wood, stone, foam, metal, ceramic, glass, and other materials. It is also available in white instead of the normal brownish color if you need it to blend into something of the same color.
Gorilla Wood Glue dries naturally ashs the wood color, leaves no foam, as other glues might, and works on any type of wood.
Gorilla Super Glue is a fastesr glue to use and is a fix it and forget it type of glue
Gorilla Gel Super Glue is just like its counterpart except that it has no-run, is instant and is controlled
*After each use, wipe the nozzle with a dry cloth to remove any excess glue from sitting around, tightly put lid back on, and store it in a cool and dry environment
*Don't apply too much glue, a little goes a long way since it should expand 3-4 times with the water
*Not recommended for use on polyethylene or polypropylene plastics
*Glue will stain skin and ruin clothes that it gets on
Gorilla Epoxy is clear and a real tough glue for serious things. It is the only epoxy the company has currently created.
Gorilla Tape is a tough, rugged, and simple tape to use for basically anything. It's available in black, white, silver, and Mossy Oak camo for hunting and survival means.
Gorilla Clear Repair Tape is clear fixing, sealing, holding and protecting tape.
Gorilla Packaging Tape is clear and wide, used to secure packages for travel.
Gorilla Mounting Tape is tough, clear, and double-sided to hang things safely on walls up to 10 lbs, and 30lbs(black).
Gorilla Construction Adhesive is a tough, all surface, all purpose, adhesive used for construction purposes. The only adhesive from this brand at this moment.
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|Diphenylmethane diisocyanate, isomers and homologues||-||9016-87-9 (or 101-68-8)||45–65%||Xn, R20, R36/37/38, R42/43|
Gorilla Glue is harmful by inhalation, and irritating to the eyes, respiratory system, and skin. Keep away from animals and children. If Gorilla Glue is ingested, it may cause gastrointestinal blockage, and medical attention should be sought immediately. If it does get into your eyes then you should flush them thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes and then get medical attention. If you have chronic asthmatic conditions then you should consult a physician before use. If you get it on your skin then just wash it off with a rough textured soap and some water. And if you inhale it and causes you physical discomfort then move to an area with fresh air, if breathing difficulties continue or you swallow it then find medical attention immediately. Wearing gloves while using it is recommended.
- Gorilla Glue UK Safety Data Sheet. Accessed 2010-09-28.
- www.commonchemistry.org listing for 101-68-8 a.k.a. Diphenylmethane diisocyanate
- Gorilla Glue US Safety Data Sheet. Accessed 2012-06-23.
- "Products | Gorilla Glue". www.gorillatough.com. Retrieved 2015-10-24.
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