Working with Glues and Adhesives

Process Name
Working with Glues and Adhesives
In the past, benzene was commonly used as a glue solvent in the shoe industry. N-hexane is another toxic solvent that has been used as a glue solvent. Urea-formaldehyde and phenol-formaldehyde glues are used in plywood and particleboard manufacturing. Epoxy resins, isocyanates, acrylates, and curing agents are also used to make synthetic glues and adhesives.

Agents Linked to This Process


Hazardous agents associated with this process: