July 2000's
Glue of the Month

LePage's Universal Adhesive

In our search for a new adhesive for July's Glue of the Month, we came across an interesting trend towards "Polyurethane Adhesive". LePage's has it's Universal Adhesive, Elmer's has Probond, and then there is Gorilla Glue (February 2000 Glue of the month) Just as in the world of fashion, even the adhesive world has its trends. The sixties saw the new epoxies, the seventies brought us the cyanoacrylates (krazy glue), the eighties had the solvent free contact cements and the nineties had the temporary or fun taks. We predict that Polyurethane adhesives are going to be the glue of the decade.

LePage's Universal Adhesive works on metal, glass, foam, wood, stone, ceramics, and most plastics. It is a great gap filler. It is water proof, resistant to extreme temperatures, solvent free, stainable and paintable. It is affordable and we especially like the handy plug free nozzle.

So could this be the illusive all purpose adhesive that we at this to that are continually in search of? Polyurethane certainly have made advances in the adhesive world, but we feel it is our duty to educate our users. Please use this stuff with care, use gloves, ventilation, and do not use if you have a history of respiratory problems. This glue contains isocyanates which can be extremely dangerous and damaging to the skin and respiratory system. Because we think that this glue, and many more like it, will be on more and more hardware store shelves in the years to come, we want you to know about it. It works well, but please use it with care and abide the cautionary notes.

Here are some sites that we have found about isocyanates.

Regular LePage's Universal Adhesive page

Past Glues of the Month
August 2003 - Mr. Sticky's Underwater Glue
April 2003 - P.C. Woody
January 2003 - Weld-on Adhesives and Cements
December 2002 - Krazy Glue with Skin Guard
November 2002 - Permatex Bullseye Windshield Repair
September 2002 - UHU "Twist & Glue"
August 2002 - Aleene's Platinum Bond Patio and Garden Adhesive
July 2002 - Gloozit Marine and RV Gloo
May 2002 - Jones Tones Plexi Clear Glue
April 2002 - Silicone-Be-Gone
March 2002 - Eggs
February 2002 - Rabbit Skin Glue by Gamblin Artist Colors
January 2002 - LePage's new Easy Flow System
December 2001 - Scotch Tape
November 2001 - Daptex Foam Sealant
October 2001 - Gelatin and Glycerin Glue
September 2001 - Crayola Project Glue
August 2001 - Waterweld
July 2001 - Yes Glue
June 2001 - Little Red Cap
May 2001 - Weldbond reprise
April 2001 - Stoneco Padding Glue
March 2001 - PascoFix
February 2001 - Quick Grab
January 2001 - Coccoina Colla Bianca
December 2000 - Royal Icing
November 2000 - Good Glue
October 2000 - Pros-Aide
September 2000 - Elmer's Galactic Glue
August 2000 - Microcrystalline Wax
July 2000 - LePage's Universal Adhesive
June 2000 - Tear Mender Fabric Leather Cement
May 2000 - Shoe Goo
April 2000 - Magic Goo Gone
March 2000 - Sure Hold Plastic Surgery
February 2000 - Gorilla Glue
January 2000 - Casein Glue (milk)
December 1999 - Aleene's Original "Tacky Glue"
November 1999 - Weldbond Universal Space Age Adhesive
October 1999 - Kryolan Spirit Gum
September 1999 - Elmer's Washable School Glue
August 1999 - Seal-All
July 1999 - Loctite 349 Impruv
June 1999 - Sikaflex
May 1999 - Yamato Sticking Paste
April 1999 - No More Nails
April Fools 1999 - Juicy Fruit Gum
March 1999 - Chair Doctor Glue by Veritas
If you've discovered a glue that you've grown attached to, please let us know. Maybe we can honor your glue in a future month.

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