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Taxidermy Supplies

Tuesday October 16, 2012

Taxidermy Adhesive Supplies

Taxidermy is truly an art form. We at Hotmelt.com understand that a lot of time and work go into preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals. High quality taxidermy adhesive supplies, like epoxy, super glue, spray adhesives, hot melt, and hot melt glue guns makes a taxidermist job easier. Hotmelt.com can help point you in the right direction for your adhesive taxidermy supply needs. We understand the needs of our taxidermist customers. We have outlined a few of our top adhesive supplies for taxidermy below.

Epoxy

5-minute Epoxy- A great tool to repair numerous taxidermy problems. 5 minute epoxy is great for altering or reattaching parts such as fixing broken antlers, broken fins and bird head attachment, etc. 5 Minute epoxy is great for fish taxidermy, snake taxidermy, habitat construction, and many other uses.

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Super Glue/Cyanoacrylate

Cyanoacrylate (CA) or super glue is great for gap filling. Using a think viscosity or gel super glue makes gap filling for your taxidermy projects easy. Of course, a general purpose super glue is perfect for bonding numerous substrates making it a go to for Taxidermist for quick fixes.

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Latex Caulk

Latex Caulk is perfect for adhering deer skin to earliners (celastics ears). After, checking for fit apply latex caulk to both sides of earliner and insert into the skin.

Spray Adhesives

Multi-purpose spray adhesive is great for attaching leather or cloth to the back of pedestal mounts or horns on panels. Spray adhesive is also commonly used to lock down artificial snow, etc.

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Hot Melt & Hot Melt Glue Guns

Hot melt and hot melt glue guns are no strangers to the taxidermy profession. Glue guns and glue sticks are used in attaching backing for fur rugs and wall hangings. When it comes to creating a natural background and attaching greenery, or reattaching something quickly, etc a hot glue gun is the easy go to.

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Glue Guns

*A variety of nozzles are also available for these glue guns.

Glue Sticks

Hotmelt.com carries a wide array of adhesives, such as silicone, super glue, epoxy, and hot melt. We are willing to help you find the perfect choice for you taxidermy application. If you have any questions give us a call 877.933.3343 or e-mail sales@hotmelt.com

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Industrial Grade Silicone

Thursday August 9, 2012

Industrial Grade Silicone perfect for many sealing and bonding applications. The silicone sealants carried by Hotmelt.com are ideal for HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing and construction industries, as well as all commercial, industrial and residential applications.

Hotmelt.com carries multiple brands including our Made in America Infinity Bond offering exceptional quality and a price that won't break the bank. Infinity bond has custom formulated a series of Industrial Grade Silicone products to fit any number of applications and uses. Some of these formulations include electrical grade silicone, low odor, paintable and high temperature resistant silicone.

Common Uses:

Automotive Industry: A high temperature silicone sealant is used nearly every where a joint or connection is exposed to high heat. This includes engine gaskets and also within forced-induction systems.

Crafters and Hobbyist: Have been known to use silicone sealant on a variety of projects because it remains flexible and is capable of bonding glass, tile, metals, and woods.

Glass Aquariums: Silicone sealant created specifically for the construction and repair of aquariums. If this is what you are looking for give us a call for a quote 877-933-3343.

Bath & Kitchen: One of the most popular uses for silicone sealant is to provide a clean and neat seal in gaps around sinks, bathtubs, showers, which helps prevent mildew residue.

Windows, Doors and Siding: Make sure your windows, doors and siding are airtight to help keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. When you use industrial silicone sealant on your windows, doors, and siding you help eliminate air infiltration, which conserves energy and saves money. (Check out Infinity Bond's Paintable Silicone it's perfect for using with windows and siding!)

Roofing and Gutters: Silicone sealant is perfect for making nonstructural gap repairs to your roof or gutters. Silicone caulk helps you keep unwanted water out and create a tight seal.

There are so many uses for silicone caulk it's hard to cover them all. If you have any questions on what silicone is right for your project please contact us at sales@hotmelt.com, by phone 877-933-3343, or use our Contact Us Form!

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