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Offline max2

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Titebond lll - alternative
« on: December 11, 2020, 08:36:28 pm »
I have used Titebond lll for many years to glue frames and supers but it has not been available in Australia for many months.
Any suggestions for an alternative?

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2020, 01:44:19 am »
It looks like Carbatec will be stocking it.
https://www.carbatec.com.au/titebond-3-wood-glue-473ml-green
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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2020, 01:58:13 am »
It says " coming soon - 3 weeks" also postage is very expensive to Qld

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2020, 05:54:02 am »
Selleys Aquadhere Exterior or Durabond is even better.

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2020, 08:02:11 am »
Try timbecon in W.A they normally have it i have 3 types including the waterproof glue great stuff

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2020, 10:15:32 am »
Watched this YouTube review of glues a week ago. Surprised he found Elmers Max was about as good as Titebond III One or the other was top in every test he did. Might be cheaper or more readily available for you.

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2020, 07:06:06 pm »
Impressive!!
I wonder why Titebond lll is so difficult to get? Did it catch the virus?
If I manufactured this product I would have it in every MITRE 10

Thanks for posting it
max

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2020, 12:26:12 pm »
Hi Max - the company 'Everbuild' based here in the UK has a global reach, and so their products might be available in Oz - worth a quick search perhaps ?

They manufacture two glues which might be of interest: one is called '502' which is D3 grade (meaning it's an external/water resistant glue, providing it's covered in some way - painted etc). The other is called 'D4' which, as it's name suggests is D4 grade (100% waterproof/boil-proof etc).

I use Everbuild D4 for just about everything - joint construction, as an edge sealant etc.
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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2020, 05:29:42 pm »
Hi.
Another consideration is :- "You'll find that some PVA wood glues are in fact labeled ?food safe?. Titebond III, for example, is listed as FDA approved for indirect food contact, on their technical sheet. Titebond 2 is also safe for indirect food contact" Don't know about the others?
Worth looking into?

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2020, 05:44:09 pm »
I never considered that glue should be food safe ,only that the glue was moisture resistant or better waterproof.

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Re: Titebond lll - alternative
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2020, 08:22:23 pm »
All good here - my supplier just got a box of Titebond lll in!!
Just in time - I will stick to what I know and have used for many years.
Thanks for the discussion

max