Suitability of Moisture Reactive Polyurethane
Q. Will a PUR glue hold up to the weather when used on outdoor furniture made from western red cedar?
P.S. we live on the coast of British Columbia
A. Assuming your joint is square, tight and clean and the moisture content of your wood is at least 8-10%, a PUR (moisture reactive polyurethane) will hold up very well to the weather. Actually, next to resorcinol, it is one of the most durable exterior adhesives available.
Jeff Pitcher is Marketing Director for Custom-Pak Adhesives in Newark, Ohio.
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