Materials for gluing, types of glue

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The choice of the best gluing system is the first step that ensures a long-lasting application.When selecting the most suitable glue, following factors have be considered.

  • The cavity type / gap for gluing
  • The stone size / glued surface
  • The gluing properties and required surface treatment
  • The type of base material 

Best Glue

Cyanoacrylate / G-S Hypo Cement Adhesive

Plastic: PPMA, PC, PS, ABS, PVC, Rubber, TPE (Thermoplastic elastomers), Casting Resin 

Modified Silicone / E6000 

Bond Everything So you Can Create Anything. Bond to Glass, Metal, Ceramic, Stone, Fabrics, Rhinestones, Gems, Plastics, Leather, Vinyl, Cement, Paintable and dries clear. 

Water Base / Gem Tac

Glass, Metal, Ceramic, Stone, Fabrics, Rhinestones, Gems, Mirrors, Pearls and other embellishments to a wide variety of materials. 


he following table provides a list of commonly know and readily available glues that are suitable for different applications and materials. It can also serve as guide to select an optimal glue for the chosen application material. 


 Type of the base material Type of glue
Two-Comp. EpoxidesCyrano-              AcrylateModified         Silicone Dispersive
 GlassCrochet Vertred xgreen checkred check
HardMetalgreen checkred checkgreen checkred check
materialCeramicgreen checkred checkgreen checkred check
Stonegreen checkred checkgreen checkred check


 Plastic PPMA,OC,PS, ABS, PVCred checkgreen checkred checkred check
PolymerRubberred checkgreen checkred checkred check
materialTPE (Thermoplastic elastomers)red checkgreen checkred checkred check
(glueable)Casting resingreen checkgreen checkgreen checkred check


 Textilesred checkred checkgreen checkgreen check
PorousPU foamsred checkred checkgreen checkCrochet Vert
materialsWoodgreen checkred checkgreen checkgreen check
Paperred checkred checkgreen checkgreen check
Corkred checkred checkgreen checkgreen check