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HOW TO USE
Blu Tack® Grey performs best on non-porous surfaces e.g. painted surfaces, glass, metal etc. Do not use on recently decorated surfaces or absorbent, silk-screen printed or hand stencilled wallpaper.
- Ensure surfaces to which Bostik Blu Tack® Grey is to be applied are clean, dry and free from dust, grease and loose surface material.
- Pull off a piece of Blu Tack® Grey and activate it by pulling and stretching.
- Roll into a ball, place between the two surfaces and press firmly.
How to remove Blu Tack® Grey
- Remove Blu Tack® Grey by rolling it carefully off the surface. It can then be used again and again.
- Any remaining shreds can be removed by gently rolling the grey adhesive tack on the wall or dabbing a new blob of Blu Tack® Grey over the surfaces.
- The adhesive properties of Bostik Blu Tack® increase with time so take extra care when removing it after a period of months.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Our grey adhesive tack is often referred to as DIY Blu Tack® as it is perfect for use within the home, garage or workspace. It’s great for temporary repairs and quick fixes.
Blu Tack® Grey seamlessly blends into many household appliances, electrical devices, cables and car dashboards that have a dark surface colour.
0.5 grams of Blu Tack® will hold an approximate 105 gram load, but Bostik Blu Tack® is not designed to hold heavy objects.
Blu Tack® performs best on non-porous surfaces e.g. painted surfaces, glass, metal etc. Do not use on recently decorated surfaces or absorbent, silk-screen printed or hand stencilled wallpaper.
Blu Tack® sometimes gets dropped and pressed into the carpet. You can easily remove it by firstly, removing as much as possible by hand. Then, grab an additional piece of Blu Tack® and press it into the Blu Tack® in the carpet and pull it away to remove as much as possible.
If there are remaining pieces, wrap parcel tape - sticky side outwards - around your knuckles and knead into the affected area. Finally, use a fine-tooth comb to remove the last little bits!
On some surfaces, after a long period of time, Blu Tack® can leave a slight oily mark. This can be removed using removers like citrus oils and lighter fuel but as per the guidance of the suppliers. Before using these products, we recommend you test on a small inconspicuous area.
The shelf life of adhesives varies from product to product, but typically ranges between one and two years from the date of manufacture when unopened and stored correctly in dry conditions - usually between +5°C and +25°C. Once opened, the life of the product will be more limited – this is dictated by variables including the type of adhesive, how it is stored, and how much adhesive is left unused. For more information, refer to the product’s Technical Data Sheet.
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