Any adhesive based on cellulose ester plastics. Cellulose cements contain either Pyroxylin or Cellulose acetate dissolved in a solvent. They dry rapidly and are often used for glass repair, hobbies, toys and games. One brand name is Duco® Cement.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Duco cement; cemento de celulosa (Esp.)
Resources and Citations
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Irving Skeist, Handbook of Adhesives, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1977 Comment: p. 28
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000