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How To Change A Glue Gun Nozzle

How To Change A Glue Gun Nozzle

Specialty glue gun nozzles are helpful accessory tools for your hot melt glue gun.  Whether you are gluing in a tight corner or you need to lay down a wider bead of glue, there are assorted nozzles to help you get the job done right. Changing a glue gun nozzle is easy.  Warm up your glue gun for 2 to 3 minutes.  Unplug the glue gun from the power source, and let it cool for approximately 1 minute.  The glue gun must be warmed up to allow the hardened glue in the nozzle to be melted. Loosen the nozzle and remove it from the glue...

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Keep The Glue Gun Upright, and Use The Stand

Keep The Glue Gun Upright, and Use The Stand

  Why? - If the glue gun is set on its side while it is turned on, the hot glue can spill out of the chamber, and flow into areas inside the glue gun where hot glue was not designed to be. - The hot glue can drip into the electronics circuit and damage the glue gun. - Always wait until your glue gun is completely cool before putting it away. - Take care of your investment, and use the glue stand.

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Happy Fourth of July Decor With Hot Glue Sticks

Happy Fourth of July Decor With Hot Glue Sticks

Fourth of July is coming up! We love this time of year because it means we can break out our red, white and blue colored glue sticks! Whether you are having a party or want to deck out your home in Americana decor, this 5 minute craft will blow your mind. What you need: Glass block Red hot glue sticks (20-40 mini glue sticks) White hot glue sticks (20-40 mini glue sticks) Blue hot glue sticks (20-40 mini glue sticks) Americana decor on wire  First, take your block and take any tags off of it and make sure it’s clean. Place...

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3 Reasons Why Crafters Are Beloved

3 Reasons Why Crafters Are Beloved

When you hear the word “craft”, does a smile come across your face and a sense of calm immediately follow? Then you just might be a crafter!  Crafters have creative outside of the box thinking that helps make the world go round. Here are our top three reasons why crafters are awesome. 1. Inventive Crafters are on the forefront of innovation. They find ingenious ways to solve little and big problems with simple solutions that leaves other people asking themselves, “why didn’t I think of that?” Give a crafter a hot glue gun and you can watch them create something out of...

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Bonding Metals With Hot Melt Glue

Bonding Metals With Hot Melt Glue

Metal is a shiny and non-porous surface, which can be challenging to bond.  Below are a few helpful tips to help you maximize the strength of your gluing application. Helpful tips: - Make sure that the hot glue is completely heated in the glue gun. - Be sure the metal is clean, free of dirt and oils. - Use mild soapy water to clean the metal, not solvents such as alcohol, acetone, or citrus based cleaners. - Roughening up the bonding surface will increase adhesion, and give the bond a better “bite” into the surface. - For metal to metal applications, both metals should...

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