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Offline squidink

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Hi,

I'm in the process of setting up a wax dipper. My question is I put the box's together with wood glue and a nail gun. Will cooking the box's at 180 Celsius affect the glue?

This is what I use

http://www.selleys.com.au/trade/building-products/construction-adhesives/liquid-nails-high-strength

Ben


Offline Moots

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According to the Technical Features tab from your link:

"Resistant (after full cure) to heat to 90°C and cold to –10°C. See “Application Tips” below"

So, I'm thinking YES, it will affect it...and probably not in a good way.  ;)
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It will seperate. I would hand rub wax into the corners first then do controlled dips till satisfied.

JOhn

Offline tefer2

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Your working your way up to a big mess! Hot wax will burn the hide off ya!

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I glued the shims on my lids and then dipped them.  I had no issues.  That was exterior carpenter's glue.
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