Elmer's wood glue
[Elmers Products division of Borden] A registered trademark for a pale yellow adhesive composed of an aqueous emulsion of polyvinyl acetate. Elmer's® wood glue is generally classed as unstable for long term use because it contains numerous additives.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Elmer's Carpenters Wood Glue; Carpenter glue
Mild acetic acid odor.
J. Down, M.MacDonald, J.Te'treault, S.Williams, Adhesive Testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute-An Evaluation of Selected Poly(Vinyl acetate) and Acrylic Adhesives", Studies in Conservation 41:19-44, 1996.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997