[Selleys PTY Ltd, Australia] A brand name for a series of adhesive emulsion products primarily used on wood. Aquadhere Exterior and Aquadhere Interior are composed of polyvinyl acetate (80%) and hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol (10%). The products may also contain butyl ether acetate) and an anionic surfactant (sodium salt of a sulfated oil) with trace amounts of ammonium sulfate, tartaric acid, hydrogen peroxide, formic acid, sodium acetate, and a nonionic surfactant (Edmond 1990). Aquadhere Durabond is a polyurethane adhesive designed for adhering wood products. It is waterproof, sandable and paintable.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Aquadhere Durabond; Aquadhere Exterior; Aquadhere Interior;
Hazards and Safety
° Selleys: Website
° P.Edmonds, "Fungi and its Relationship with Aboriginal Painted Surfaces Containing the PVAC Emulsion Binder Aquadhere" ICOM Preprints, Dresden 1990, p.151-156.