Cellulose cement

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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