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Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Barry Gitelson » Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:17 pm

I have made a bunch of sushi plates and now am ready to glue on some glass cabochon feet and was wondering which
glue is recommended. Will a good superglue work for glass to glass?
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Brock » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:08 pm

I'm sure you'll get various responses, but I have made a ton of sushis and footed bowls. I like Silicone. Epoxies and Cyanoacrylate have, IMO, one big disadvantage. While they form a very strong bond, they don't seem to have a proportionate shear strength. In other words, while it is very difficult to pull them apart surface to surface, a lateral impact can easily make the joint fail. Silicone has strength, it has give, it's simple, it's available everywhere, it's easy to clean up, and works very well for these types of joints.

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Valerie Adams » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:13 pm

...and silicone is cheap and waterproof.

I used superglue the very first time I ever glued bails to pendants, thinking, "this is so easy!" I put all my pendants in a little baggie for my first show and stored them in the garage with my inventory. When I unpacked them, I had a bag full of loose bails.

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Morganica » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:57 pm

I use superglue when constructing complicated tack-fuses precisely because I can easily peel it off the glass and redo. Superglue has poor sheer strength and can't withstand moisture, which makes it a bad idea for anything involving food (since you've got to wash the plate).

Silicone is a much better option for all those reasons, it's readily available and inexpensive. HXTAL would work if you can clamp the pieces together and let it sit for awhile, but it's expensive and probably overkill for a sushi plate.
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby AndyT » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:50 pm

I like E6000.

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Barry Gitelson » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:14 am

Thanks to all who answered publicly and privately. Silicon seemed to be the consensus
and that is what I will shall use.
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Barry Gitelson » Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:44 pm

Can anyone tell me the difference between GE Silicon and GE Silicon 2? Is one as strong as the other? My local store only has the GE Silicon. The pitfalls of living the jungle life.
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Brock » Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:06 pm

I think the difference is that the Silicone II sets up faster. It really doesn't matter for your application. I have used many silicones and they all work. Of most importance is that the silicone is not old. Check the date . . .

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Phyllis Gardner-Mitchell » Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:24 pm

I am new to this board, and have done searches to answer my question to no avail. Maybe one of you can help.

I need to find a very strong glue for a large piece. I will be using the glue in the finishing stages. I will be gluing the fused glass to wood. The glue does not have to be clear, as it will not show.

The biggest concern, other than strength, is that I do not want to use a product that heats up during the curing stage. I dont want to worry about breaking the piece.

I hope someone can help. This is my first experience with gluing. I have been fusing for a lot of years, tho.

Thanks!

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Brock » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:14 pm

GE Silicone II wins again . . .

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Barry Gitelson » Mon Jun 25, 2012 4:19 pm

I just found GE Silicone II Glue at my local Ace Hardware. :D
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Morganica » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:19 pm

Just in case someone's not heard of this site, it can be very useful in figuring out which adhesives to use: http://www.thistothat.com

Its first choice is GE Silicone II, BTW... ;-)
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Phyllis Gardner-Mitchell » Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:23 pm

I'm guessing the GE SILICONE does not heat up a during the curing process??

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Barry Gitelson » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:40 pm

OK. I like using GE Silicone II glue for putting the feet on the plates. So far so good. Still finding the balance between" how much is too much" and "is that enough"!

My question now is ...

Can you use this to glue glass to metal bails?
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Morganica » Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:40 pm

Not in my experience--it twists off too easily. So far I like 3M's DP-105 for that.
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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Jill » Sat Jun 30, 2012 12:09 am

How fresh should the Silicon be? How old a tube of Silicon should I throw away?
I buy the small tubes, but I don't use them very often, didn't realize that silicon would not be as effective if it's been around awhile, but it makes sense not that I think about it.

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby Lynne Chappell » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:39 am

Hmm, everyone is back to silicone these days? I have never thought that it had much adhesion - you can pull the dried stuff off glass with your fingers. I have always liked the UV setting glues like Lumifix or Triolyse. However they work best with clear glass that lets the UV light through. Triolyse does come with a setting agent, but it isn't as reliable as setting with a light.

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Re: Which glue is best for glass to glass on sushi plates?

Postby aliceRI » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:56 pm

Throw the old silicone away. The silicone works great s long as it is not old. The only times it didn't work for me was because it hadn't set and that was because it was beyond its expiration date. So be careful of the old stuff.


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