Will my gun fit your hose?
Yes, all common canister adhesive spray guns fit our hoses.
Will my hose fit your canisters?
Yes, all common canister hose connections fit our canisters.
If I change to your canister glue, can I use my gun and hose without flushing the system through?
Yes you can if both your current & the Tensor adhesive is solvent based. If you are changing from waterbased to solvent based, or vice versa, this will congeal the adhesive. Please contact our technical department for advice.
Are any of your canister adhesives Fire Rated?
Yes, L17 (formerly PG107) is FR Class 1. Remember that it is important that all components of the composite product are also FR Class 1 rated.
Do you have an adhesive that will bond vinyls without plasticizing?
Yes we do, L70 is a plasticizer resistant adhesive in a canister for bonding vinyls.
Why does my canister spray in a jet rather than the normal web fan spray?
This is likely to be caused by the canister being too cold. The solutions to this is to bring the canister back to room temperature. This can be done by either storing in a warm environment for 12hrs plus or if you are looking to speed this process up simply place in a large container and fill the container around the canister with hot/warm water (doesn't need to be boiling). Leave in this position for 30 minutes then remove and shake for a short period of time. Now begin to spray, you should find this will have resolved the problem. If however you have any further questions please contact the technical team at email@example.com or call 0845 381 2233 where we will be happy to assist.
Do I need to use PPE when using your canister adhesives?
Health and safety requirements are site specific. Refer to relevant SDS (refer to the Resources section).
Will I get overspray using your canister spray adhesive.
This is normally minimal, however this is down to operator control and guidance on spraying these products is available (refer to spray guide in Resources section for relevant product).
Do I need to clean my substrates before bonding?
Yes, all substrates MUST be clean, dry, free from oil/grease and any other contamination. Clean with proprietary solvent cleaner. DO NOT USE white spirit or oil-based cleaners, or natural citrus cleaners which leave residues.
What do I use to clean substrates?
You should use a fast drying solvent based panel wipe or similar
DO NOT use any CITRUS or OILY CLEANERS which leave residues e.g. white spirit.
How do I apply pressure to achieve maximum bond results?
Use a 75mm rubber J roller as a minimum requirement or alternatively a mechanical nip roller. Platen presses are not recommended.
Can I use my platen/daylight/hydraulic/flat sheet press when using your canister adhesives?
We do not recommend this method of applying pressure.
Veneer – Can I bond veneers with any of your adhesives?
Yes you can with some higher grade adhesives, but please call or email our technical team from the 'Contact Us' section for more information about the best product for your application.