contact cement not working on stainless steel tabletop

lynnhazSeptember 3, 2010

hi everyone...i need some help! i just glued a decorative stainless steel top to my kitchen table and the contact cement i used is not adhering. i sanded the table before i glued the stainless on. i can pull the stainless up from the edges and see under it. this is three days later. i glued another piece of stainless to my kitchen island and its adhering just fine. the decorative stainless is "bumpy" so maybe thats the problem. My questions are:

*is there another adhesive i can use?

*do i need to pull it up entirely and start over?

*can i mix contact cement with another adhesive?

*should i just put weights on it for a week or so?

*should i pull it up and sand the metal to see if it will adhere better?


thank you


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I glue many, many different substances to metal with Aleene's Platinum Bond Glass and Bead Slick Surface glue. Problem is your table might be a bit large.


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