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GLASS CHIPPING PATTERN:
Wear safety glasses as the chips can come flying off the surface with some force.
The glass chips are EXTREMELY Sharp and the odor attractive to pets as the glue is an animal by-product. Handle the chips with care and dispose of the glass chards in a covered container.
Where a one dry glue to two parts water is used, correct deposition of glue per square foot of glass area is obtained if a 1/16th inch thickness
of glue is applied. This is equivalent to approximately three ounces of dry glue per sq. foot of glass area.
Where a masking tape is used for out lining special areas, it is essential that the tape hold fast and flat at the borderlines. Otherwise, the wet glue will seep under the tape and leave an uneven chipped borderline.
(1) Control the uniformity of the glue concentration at all times. Weigh out the dry glue and cold, clean water.
(2) After preliminary soaking, heat the glue in a double boiler type jacketed container or glue pot. Do not boil, overheat, or use direct heat for the glue. Use a thermometer and monitor the glue to the 135°-145°F. recommended temperature.
(3) Keep a cover on the glue kettle to prevent loss of moisture.
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