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Does anyone know how durable a super glue porcelain repair is please? Or is there a better glue? It is for an undamaged piece of porcelain that has come loose from a metal mount.
Two components glue is quite durable. I always use UHU plus for porcelain and other household repairs. Super glue isn’t used by professional restorers I think though I admit I use the liquid one for securing hairlines.
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I took a porcelain repair class years ago and was introduced to Devcon 2-part epoxy, there is a 5 min and a 30 min version. I have both, but I use the 30 min the most. Ace hardware sells it if you are in the US, Amazon has it as well. I have used it for bronze, marble, and porcelain repair and swear by it.
This will permanently attach the base to the porcelain if that is what you want.
Good luck with the repair
@julia Never use a glue that is permanent. Professionals always use adhesives that are reversable since in time age affects the appearance and it will need to be redone. Additionally, new technology may provide better means of making restorations.
Devcon 2-part epoxy looks like a good choice, but I'd read up on how to remove excess epoxy.. you're bound to have overflow, and you should be able to reverse the repair if you should need to later on.
Here's their spec sheet, but I don't see that they mention how to removed excess dried epoxy. Usually these companies have a customer service number you can call.
Most epoxies can be removed with either acetone or denatured alcohol.
I 100% agree with @greeno107 - never, ever use anything in restoration that is not reversible. You don't want to be the person in the long history of an object to permanently alter it.
Thank you everyone. That is all very helpful. This really is more of the household kind of thing. The repair is simply to stop the porcelain falling out and breaking when the box is opened. I was also thinking back a handle on a favourite mug. I wanted to be certain it holds and is durable as I don't want to end up scalded. It sounds like the uhu one would do the job for those.
I have looked at the 2 part glues as I was going to mend the vase that broke in transit. I was a bit nervous about mixing it incorrectly, so didn't get any further besides, it needs restoration too. I will look at all the links though, as if it isn't that difficult I may give it a go on something else that needs fixing. Maybe the 30 min version might give me more time to get it right.
Thank you all. I appreciate the replies, as others probably will, too. 😊
Don't worry about the correct mixture. It's rather easy to take an equal sized blob out of each tube and mix them on the included tray. It doesn't have to be exact and you can assess it quite well because you need only a little, about the size of a pea.
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