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4 Hot Glue Tricks for Your Electronics Projects


Hot glue is great. It is very handy for a wide variety of applications if you want make something stick together. Here’s 4 tricks about hot glue that may be useful in your electronics projects and beyond.

1. Types of hot glue

Types of glue

There are two types of hot glue: low temperature (suitable for everyday usage), and high temperature for high-strength bonds. Basically, the higher the temperature, the stronger the attachment is.

2. Air dust for quick dry

Air Dust Hot Glue Gif

To quickly dry the hot glue attachment you can use an air dust can. Just hold the can upside down, press the button and the glue will freeze immediately.

3. Hairdryer to remodel

Hair Dryer Hot Glue Gif

If you want to make some adjustments to an existing attachment, you can use an hairdryer to heat and melt existing bonds. Then, with a screwdriver or a stick, remodel the bond. Don’t use your hands directly, or you can burn yourself.

4. Bowl with cold water to prevent burns

Cold Water Hot Glue Gif

When using an hot glue gun, always have a bowl with cold water next to you. This will prevent burns if the glue ends up on your skin.

Wrapping Up

I hope you’ve found these tricks useful.

Share your own tricks by leaving a comment down below.

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Thanks for reading.

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