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What’s the best glue to laminate MDF together?

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Neocleous

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Hi all,

I need to laminate two pieces of long narrow MDF together, when I have done this in the past on smaller pieces I just used regular gorilla glue spread evenly and put some heavy things on top. This has worked fine but these pieces are a full board length and only 200mm wide. Is there a better adhesive to use for this job?

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‘Best’? No idea, but I’ve always used PVA, spread out with a foam roller, and the two pieces pressed firmly together with a hard rubber roller, then clamped or weighted down.

Never had a failure
 

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petermillard":1qfz52mm said:
‘Best’? No idea, but I’ve always used PVA, spread out with a foam roller, and the two pieces pressed firmly together with a hard rubber roller, then clamped or weighted down.

Never had a failure
Yep, straight forward PVA clamped or weighted down - Rob
 

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+1 for PVA......when glued give the 2 piece's a good rub together, then clamp or press.

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I've had good success with titebond cold press glue. its definitely got a "unique" aroma. but it works really well. it's a bit less slippy than pva and forms a nice thin glue line.
 

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PVA is fine but I'd clamp and not use heavy weights. Clamps provide huge pressure, weights don't.
 

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