Shoemaking - Barge - All Purpose Cement - Original
Barge original all purpose cement has long been the adhesive of choice for shoe makers and leather crafters due to its unparalleled strength and flexibility.
Dry Time: 10-15 min
Open Time: Up to 4 hrs
Barge glue has a strong bond, it is fast drying, waterproof, super flexible, and easily spreadable. The adhesive will eventually dry to a color similar to it’s original color.
Made in USA
*Make sure to use in a well ventilated area.
1. For best results, lightly sand or buff both surfaces.
2. Clean and dry surfaces to be bonded as well as making sure they are free of oil.
3. When applying Barge to an especially porous surface, it is recommended to use 2 coats in order to facilitate a stronger bond. Cork & Felt often require an extra coat in order to allow Barge to sink in to the pores and properly bond to each material.
4. Barge can be reactivated with heat, due to flammable properties a hair dryer is the recommended heat source.
Barge was originally developed during the 1930s as a new method for repairing shoe soles. Barge has been a trusted adhesive for over 70 years. Barge has long been the adhesive of choice for leather crafting, shoe repair and professional costuming due to its unparalleled strength and flexibility.