Loctite Power Grab Heavy Duty

Loctite Power Grab Heavy Duty Exterior Construction Adhesive is a premium quality, high strength, gap-filling adhesive.

High initial tack or instant grab compared to other latex construction adhesives on the market.

This extremely high tack adhesive reduces the need for nails and screws in many DIY projects and repair jobs.

The adhesive has a very low odor, and requires only soap and water to clean up. This makes it safe, easy to use and environmentally friendly.

Key Facts

Recommended on

Bonding a variety of construction materials such as wood, drywall, plaster, ceramic, concrete, masonry, brick, foam board and cork.

Properties:

  • Instant grab: Reduces need for bracing and nailing
  • Repositionable for 15 minutes: Ideal for precision alignment of surfaces
  • Water-based: Low odor
  • Soap & Water clean-up: Eliminates the use of chemicals

Step by step

HOW TO USE:

STEP 1:
Use above 10°C  One surface must be porous. Surfaces must be clean, dry and close mating. Painted surfaces must be cured and free of loose paint. To increase adhesion, sand glossy surfaces to a dull finish. 

STEP 2:
For small items, apply two beads to the back then press firmly into place. 

STEP 3:
For larger items, such as drywall or paneling, apply the adhesive around the perimeter 5 cm  from the edge then apply additional beads at 30 cm intervals. Alternatively, apply the adhesive directly to studs. 

STEP 4:
Finishing nails are required for materials that may warp such as thin wood veneer. Heavy materials or ceiling applications will require spot nails and bracing support for 24 hours or until dry. 

STEP 5:
It is recommended to use at least one mechanical fastener for every 0.4 m2.