Universal glue "Moment": characteristics and application
Anyone has to use glue. The most suitable and convenient is the Moment glue. Since Soviet times, he has established himself as one of the best gluing materials. Its scope and purpose is very different. Henkel, which was created in the 19th century back in 1876, developed the Moment brand.
A bit of history
The task of the company is to improve the quality characteristics of the products in the field of household and construction chemicals. Henkel has a great reputation in the world for a wide and high-quality product range. Until the end of the seventies of the twentieth century, the Soviet Union was forced to buy glue from abroad. In our country, only in 1979, the domestic producer of the Moment brand appeared.
The production of a line of glue products took over 1991 in Tosno plant in the Leningrad region. In 1994, the plant received the Moment glue trademark in full ownership. In the manufacture of products used exclusively German technology. From the very beginning of production and to this day, the production of the plant has no competition among other manufacturers and occupies a leading position in the market.
Under the brand of the company Henkel around the world produced 3 thousand different types of glue. It is intended for all kinds of work: in the professional construction industry, and various economic needs at home.
In our time, there are more than 100 brands of adhesive substances of this brand. They produce contact, second, wallpaper, stationery, epoxy. They are given convenient forms for ease of operation. Sell in the form of adhesive tape, as sealants, in the form of alkaline batteries. List all options is almost impossible.
The stated versatility of the “Universal Moment” glue provides for the unification of several types of gluing substances into one group. The universality of the process of gluing materials together is not limited to the operations performed during the processing of specific materials. Each brand of glue incorporates various components that enhance its specific functions when exposed to materials with different adhesion characteristics.
We list the popular universal brands that are available on the shelves of our stores.
"Moment Gel Crystal"
The peculiarity is that in its composition there are a large number of different types of thickeners, providing a gel-like consistency. Such an adhesive composition has an excellent property not to spread. It is very convenient in work and does not flow.
The advantage lies in the crystallization of the hardening seam (it is extremely durable), this property improves the adhesion force with the surface of the treatment. It has a distinctive blue packaging.
Specially designed for mounting various finishing materials on various large vertical and horizontal surfaces (floors, ceilings, walls). It is sold in special convenient packaging for installation in a construction gun. When you press the trigger is extruded to the surface. The adhesive composition has a gel-like structure, which does not allow flow.
In its composition has a large number of components acceleration hardening, which give a particularly strong bonding properties. When working with it, it is necessary to very quickly apply and dock the parts to be machined.
After opening the tube and squeezing it takes only a few seconds to dock the parts together.
"Moment 1 Classic"
The most popular for use in everyday life. It serves for bonding between different designs, parts in various combinations.
Indispensable in the implementation of woodworking. They are happy to work on large construction sites, and in their apartments are home masters.
It is an indispensable tool for assembling and repairing furniture.
Wallpaper glue "Moment"
It has many varieties. Their variety depends on the characteristics of different types of wallpaper. The composition of the adhesive materials for wallpaper manufacturer added components that stop the development and growth of mold fungi.
In our country, the production of Moment brand adhesive is carried out in accordance with GOST. It is waterproof and durable, and due to its technical characteristics it instantly clings to the surface of the materials being glued. Glued parts and designs are durable.
Consider the main characteristics.
- Drying time. It is very easy and pleasant to work with “Moment” glue. The junction dries quickly, the glued product can be fully used after 24 hours after processing. Achieving such a drying time is due to the properties of the special components that make up it.
- It has the property not to spread. It gives convenience in work and a qualitative view of the repaired things.
- It is waterproof due to this property; it can glue together various objects that can be constantly in contact with water. The properties of moisture resistance allows you to use things after gluing for their intended purpose, without fear of water falling on objects.
- Transparency. Glue has a valuable quality - it is transparent. This property allows you to restore products without visible violations of the junction.
- Availability. You can buy in any store within walking distance. They sell adhesives exclusively for domestic use. If you need a large amount of glue for the implementation of bulk construction work, then this product can be purchased only in specialized hardware stores.
- For ease of use, the bonding material is sold in different quantities. The “Moment 1 Classic” package has different volumes of tubes for 30, 50, 125, 750 ml. For gluing small parts fit small packages.
For carrying out serious construction work large packages are purchased. It is easier to work with a large amount of adhesive, it will suffice for a long time, and it does not dry out for a long time, since the packaging containers are made with a special purpose for durable use.
For the implementation of a large amount of construction works, containers weighing 3 kg are sold. Provided for sale in 10-liter cans.
With all its positive features to use This brand has its drawbacks.
- The great popularity among buyers has led to the fact that there are a lot of fakes on the market that can not meet the necessary declared qualities of branded products. The composition of fakes include toxic and harmful substances.
- It has a strong peculiar smell, but all household chemicals of this kind have odors due to the components included in their composition.
- Some types of adhesives are difficult to clean after skin contact. This problem, most likely, can be attributed not to product quality, but to its careless use.
Glue "Moment" is the most indispensable helper in the house, it solves many emerging household problems: from repairing shoes to interior design of the apartment. He will easily help in serious construction and repair work.
The scope of the most popular varieties of adhesives "Moment" is wide.
- "Moment Gel Crystal" It will be necessary in the case when it is necessary to carry out repairs of various damaged items that have become unusable during operation.
- "Moment Installation" includes fine fillers. Let's apply at construction and repair work.
- "SuperMoment" universal will help to glue together virtually any material among themselves. In addition to bonding, it has the ability to level small irregularities on the surfaces of materials subjected to bonding.
- "Moment 1 Classic" has the widest application profile. Simply put, it glues almost everything.
- "PVA Joiner" - its name speaks for itself, it is used primarily for working with wooden surfaces, and also perfectly glues other natural and artificial materials.
The chemical composition of polyethylene, polypropylene will not allow to join it to each other by any type of Moment glue.
Adhesives "Moment" can not be subjected to gluing the dishes that may have contact with various food products and which is washed with hot water.
To use the adhesive agent "Moment" is necessary in accordance with the instructions for use.
Each type of adhesive materials, depending on its composition, has its own storage conditions.
We only note the basic rules for storage in the manufacturer’s industrial packaging:
- can be stored no more than 2 years;
- it is necessary to observe temperature from -20 to +30 С;
- Because of the components included in the composition, it is highly flammable, therefore, the adhesive must be kept away from fire and sources of strong heat.
Details for each type of glue "Moment" storage conditions must be specified on the packaging.
The quality of the “Moment” glue is shown in the following video.