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New Glue for Outdoor Projects West Des Moines IA

Franklin International has built the better mousetrap and introduced Titebond III. It has a longer open working time and lower working temperature. The open working time is 10 minutes as compared to the 5 minutes of Titebond II. Titebond III can also be used at temperatures down to 47 degrees while Titebond II is only good down to 55 degrees.

The Home Depot
(515)221-2233
3700 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)287-7269
4900 SE 14th St
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

True Value Hardware
(515) 279-9905
100 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA
 
Lowe's
(515) 267-0300
1700 50Th Street
West Des Moines, IA
Hours
M-SA 6:30 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Lowe's of Jordan Creek
515-440-9940
450 South Jordan Creek Parkway West DesMoines, IA, 50266
West Desmoines, IA
 
The Home Depot
(515)251-5819
10850 Plum Drive
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(515)963-1890
2335 SE Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Cappel's Ace Hardware
(515) 225-4323
245 50th St, At the corner of 50th and E.P. True Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA
 
LOWE'S OF W. DES MOINES, IOWA
515 267-0300
1700 50TH ST. WEST DES MOINES, IA, 50266
West Des Moines, IA
 
Clive - D
(515) 222-0868
10331 University Ave
Clive, IA
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

New Glue for Outdoor Projects

New Glue for Outdoor Projects

 

Franklin International has built the better mousetrap and introduced Titebond III. It has a longer open working time and lower working temperature. The open working time is 10 minutes as compared to the 5 minutes of Titebond II. Titebond III can also be used at temperatures down to 47 degrees while Titebond II is only good down to 55 degrees. Titebond III is good news for woodworkers whose shop is on the chilly side. On the down side, Titebond III has a shelf life of only one year, whereas Titebond II will stay good for up to four years. Titebond III also costs about 25 percent more than Titebond II.

Polyurethane glue is another good glue for outdoor wood projects and has the added benefit of bonding nonwood materials to wood, something Titebond II?and III don't offer. Polyurethane has an open working time of 20 minutes, which is good when you have a complex project to assemble. Polyurethane needs moisture present in order to cure, making it a good choice when bonding wood with high moisture content, such as construction lumber that has only been air-dried. Excessive moisture retards the curing of Titebond III. Squeeze-out from polyurethane glue can be a real bear to clean up and requires the use of mineral spirits. Polyurethane is also about twice the price of Titebond III.

Source
Franklin International, (800) 877-4583, www.titebond.com, Titebond III, $5 for 8 oz.

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