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Ungluing hot glue gun glue

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  1. BundyRoy

    BundyRoy Senior Elf

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    Can you unglue something that has been hot glued together. Does heating the glue make it go soft again. With that in mind can corflute handle heat. Or is the best option just to cut the glue with a sharp knife.
     
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    Just did a google search (probably should have done that first). Apparently isopropyl alcohol does the trick. See here


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNNqSXgj6DE


    Not sure if the alcohol effects the corflute so may have to test that in a discrete place first. Has anyone tried this themselves.
     
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    If isopropyl doesnt work that well I would cut it, corflute does not handle heat well.
     
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    Ive used hot glue on coro before, you need to get hot glue that doesn't turn yellow in the sun, I also found that the hot glue can come off the coro easily with any force. Silicone is a much better option for coro
     

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