What is this "glue" inside wall

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What is this "glue" inside wall

Post by tadaska » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:30 pm

What is that stuff? If it's of any help I think the house was built in the early 70s. It's quite tough and doesn't crumble. I could find some good uses for it.

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Post by ayjay » Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:38 pm

I can only hazard a guess that those boards were at one time dot and dabbed elsewhere and then removed and used where they are now.

That would make the glue either the correct stuff for dot and dab or just some sort of finish plaster, from the colour, my guess there would be Sirapite.

Dot and dab was a fairly new method back in the early 1970s.
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Post by Bob225 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:55 pm

:withstupid: its dot and dab aka splat and squidge

those walls are very thin
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Post by tadaska » Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:30 pm

Can you guys add a link to this product online? If I google Sirapite I only get trains :/
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Post by ayjay » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:03 pm

Doesn't look like it's available now, but google *sirapite plaster* if you want to know a bit more about it.

It's not really a glue/adhesive though, and whatever you want to stick there's probably something better available now.
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Post by Bob225 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:13 pm

its common name is plasterboard adhesive it sticks like $%^£ to a blanket

£10 for 25kg or https://www.screwfix.com/p/make-good-mg ... 10kg/230gp or https://www.homebase.co.uk/gyproc-dri-w ... kg_p416584
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Post by tadaska » Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:42 pm

Bob225 wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:13 pm
its common name is plasterboard adhesive it sticks like $%^£ to a blanket

£10 for 25kg or <span class="skimlinks-unlinked">https://www.screwfix.com/p/make-good-mg ... 30gp</span> or <span class="skimlinks-unlinked">https://www.homebase.co.uk/gyproc-dri-w ... 6584</span>
Thanks Bob, I'll get a bag and give it a try. I think it will come in handy when fixing my screwed up walls.
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