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Clifton Urethane Adhesive Excellent one-part contact adhesive for PVC and urethane. The 4 oz. size comes with brush applicator built into the lid.

Coverage Guidelines:
4 ounces should cover 1 - 1.5sq. ft. of patch (both surfaces), with 2 thin coats.

Shelf life: 1 year

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Features:
  • For repair of PVC- and urethane-coated inflatable materials
  • Brush applicator in lid of 4 oz. can
  • Shelf life 1 year

video: How To: PVC and Urethane Boat Repair

How To: PVC and Urethane Boat Repair (3:11)

It's important to master the skills and techniques of patching your urethane or PVC fabric inflatable boat. In this video the NRS Repairs Department goes over the step-by-step process for finding the leak, preparing the surface of the patch and boat, applying the glue and rolling on the patch. The use of Clifton Urethane Adhesive is demonstrated, but the same techniques work with Stabond Adhesive, Vynabond and other PVC/urethane-type adhesives. Using these methods you can also add D-rings, foot cups and wear strips to your boat.

video: How To: Inflatable Repair Adhesives Guide

How To: Inflatable Repair Adhesives Guide (4:16)

When repairing your Hypalon, PVC or urethane inflatable, or your plastic or composite kayak, it's vital that you choose the right adhesive and solvent for the job. Using the wrong materials will result in a poor repair and wasted effort. In this video, Josh from NRS Repairs shares an inflatable repair adhesives guide to help you understand when to use such glues as Clifton Hypalon, Shore, Stabond, Clifton Urethane, Vynabond and G/flex Epoxy. Solvents for repair prep are important too; you'll also learn when you can use toluene, MEK, acetone and alcohol.

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5.0

Great Stuff!

By J-Stroke

from Indiana

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clifton Urethane Adhesive:

      I got tired of trying to repair leaks in one of my inflatable SUPs with the little tubes that come with its repair kit. I also have a persistent leak at the seam of a PVC inflatable dive platform. I saw the NRS video on how to repair a PVC inflatable leak and decided to try Clifton's. Wow! This was so much easier to use and so much more effective. I was even able to finally seal the seam leak.

      On the downside, each time I did repairs I got a headache. I can't blame the product, though. It was my own fault for not wearing a respirator or mask. Stupid is as stupid does.

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      5.0

      repaired blown seems on I-SUP's, good stuff

      By Surfer Chuck

      from New London NC

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

      • ventilation is critical

      Best Uses

      • PVC rafts & I- SUP's

      Comments about Clifton Urethane Adhesive:

      clean area with M.E.K., tape off as needed,apply & allow to dry fully (20 min. or so) carefully set seems or patches, apply pressure with a J-roller or strong clamp. I've repaired seem splits as long as a foot with great results. caution these are very strong & flammable chemicals, ventilate well & no flame or spark !!!

      Service and delivery comments:

      Prompt delivery & very well packed.

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      5.0

      Great product.

      By giovannik

      from Maryland

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Clifton Urethane Adhesive:

        On inflatable kayak.

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        5.0

        great adhesive

        By Dave

        from Pasadena,Md

        About Me Advanced

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        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

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            Comments about Clifton Urethane Adhesive:

            worked great, clear color doesn't show

            Service and delivery comments:

            fast delivery

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            5.0

            Absolutely the best

            By boomer

            from the villages, FL

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Clifton Urethane Adhesive:

            It is easy to use with a small brush. Following the directions was easy and the bond turned out to be excellent.

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            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              My ISUP got clawed by a bear and the holes are about 1/4" in diam. Is this adhesive strong enough to repair such large punctures?

              Thank you
              Asked on 5/7/2016 by Justine from Hume, VA

              8 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I had a rat strike that was 1/2 inch wide by 3/4 inch long. Used small patch covering hole with 1/2 inch extra around the strike. Then put second patch over the first patch with one inch extra around the first patch. Holds fine
                Scott McLeod's iPhone

                Answered on 5/8/2016 by flotilla from sonoma
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                The adhesive you use is dependent on the material of your iSUP. Clifton
                works well on PVC and Urethane. Check out the videos linked on the NRS
                Clifton Urethane Adhesive page. They will help with choosing an adhesive
                and how to make the repairs.

                Answered on 5/8/2016 by Burnt from Fort Collins, CO
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Good grief, Justine, a bear! Yes, this is a strong adhesive for PVC repairs. Good luck!

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Clyde from NRS
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                With the right patches this stuff holds really well.

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Wow! That's crazy! My use was not for anything dramatic like that. I used
                it to add some d-ring patches to a Watershed dry bag. I'm no expert but
                with a hole like that I might go with a patch and the adhesive, not the
                adhesive by itself. If I remember correctly, ISUPs are inflated at a pretty
                high pressure?
                Good luck!

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Nate from Seattle, WA
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                If your sup is pvc this will work. You will need to get some pvc material for patches
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Assuming you will use a round patch of about 2 to 3 inches. This adhesive is designed to stick two pieces of material together (contact adhesive).
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                applied as per directions and in a warm dry situation (I know hard to do on a river but do the best you can) along with a big round patch to give the hole proper coverage - my bet is this will work. You have to follow directions and let it dry tho. I have had good luck with this stuff over the years.

                Answered on 5/7/2016 by Anonymous
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Will Clifton Urethane Adhesive work in a salt water environment, under the water (bottom of inflatable boat)?
              Asked on 8/9/2015 by Adolfo from United States

              4 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Yes it will

                Answered on 8/16/2015 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I have no experience with salt water, but I think it will work just as well as it does on fresh water.
                But, call or email NRS... They should know this one.
                Good luck!!

                Answered on 8/10/2015 by pngunme from NLV, NV
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Adolfo, this adhesive works great for gluing PVC and urethane materials. Once cured, exposure to salt water is no problem.

                Answered on 8/9/2015 by Clyde from NRS
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                It worked great for me on my inflatable standup board which I use in salt water
                Sent from my iPad

                Answered on 8/9/2015 by Anonymous
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              I am looking for an adhesive that will allow me to bond Soft Plasticised PVC tubing to stiffer 90 D Urethane tubing. The bond needs to remain flexible even at low temps of -20 F.
              This is for production of inflatable products.
              WACHA got????
              Asked on 1/15/2015 by Gary Hosack from East Tennessee

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Gary, this adhesive will certainly bond PVC to urethane. Take into account that this is a contact adhesive, so if your project involves inserting one tubing inside the other, it may take some experimentation of inserting while the adhesive is still wet. In my experience, PVC becomes quite stiff at lower temps, even down around the freezing mark, whereas urethane remains flexible. Don't know about -20 F. It's basically the same adhesive that we use to build our Patriot rafts. All I can suggest is to give it a try.

                Answered on 1/15/2015 by Clyde from NRS
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              I have a pvc Mercury inflatable. The boat is in great shape but this weekend the rubber seperated fron the transome and almost sunk What is the best adhesive to repair this with and any tips would be appreciated.
              Gary
              Asked on 11/10/2014 by Gary

              4 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                The Clifton Urethane Adhesive does a great job on PVC as well as urethane.
                Mike
                Sent from my iPad

                Answered on 11/12/2014 by Captain Aleve from Little Rock, Arkansas
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Gary, if the repair is PVC to PVC, this adhesive will work fine. If you're gluing the PVC material of the inflatable to a wooden or composite transom, you'll need a different adhesive. I recommend G/flex Epoxy, Item # 50215.01. The Clifton is a contact adhesive and probably easier in some ways to use. G/flex isn't a contact adhesive but will bond well to both PVC and the wood. There are instructions for both of these there on the product pages, linked under the More Information header. To get the best bond you'll want to carefully prep the two halves of the repair. If you have more questions, give us a call, 800.635.5202 or drop an email to service@nrs.com.

                Answered on 11/10/2014 by Clyde from NRS
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                My opinion is that if this won't fix it nothing will. I have used it on a quicksilver PVC to re-glue the Pad that holds the seat that receives a good bit of strain and it worked well. I researched the product and it seemed to be the best available.
                Sent from my iPad

                Answered on 11/11/2014 by Tom from Hendersonville
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I've only used it to attach some D rings to my Aire Tributary 13, but it
                has worked fine. I suspect it will work fine for by your application too
                with careful surface prep. Best of luck!

                Answered on 11/12/2014 by Anonymous
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Will this adhesive bond to fiberglass, Kevlar & carbon fiber?
              I plan to add d-ring patches to kayaks with those materials.
              Asked on 10/14/2014 by Terry from Brandon, MS

              3 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I don't believe it will permanently bond to any resin/epoxy based fiber reinforced materiel.
                James Scheh
                Planet Granite

                Answered on 10/14/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                No
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 10/17/2014 by Anonymous
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Terry, the best product for attaching D-rings (hypalon, PVC or urethane) to those materials is G/flex Epoxy, Item # 50215.01. Take a look at the links in the More Information section on the product page for application info. Give us a call with how-to questions, 800.635.5202.

                Answered on 10/14/2014 by Clyde from NRS
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Any idea how much of this I would need to install 4 (approximately) 70" X 12" wear strips on my Aire Tributary raft?

              Thanks,
              Mike
              Asked on 7/10/2014 by SkookMB from Kirkland, WA

              4 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I'd go with with two or three. I used half a can with just a few 12"x
                12" patches. They are holding strong after two years of use. Great stuff.

                Answered on 7/11/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I would say at least a quart. Those are big patches and you want to do at least two coats per side. You can thin the glue with mek if needed. Hope this helps.
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 7/10/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                When I question NRS regarding how much to order for the large D-Rings I was
                gluing to my inflatable pontoon, their 'expert' recommended 2 cans - they
                sent me 4 - I asked them what they wanted me to to do with the two extras -
                they said, "they are hazardous to ship - just keep them, no charge".
                It only took part of one can to do what I wanted - I have at lest 1/2 of
                that can left and carry a second unopened can in my pontoon saddlebags.
                The other two cans... unopened cans only have a recommended 'life' on 1
                year.
                For your stated use...
                *Coverage Guidelines:4 ounces should cover 1 - 1.5sq. ft. of patch (both
                surfaces), with 2 thin coats. *
                You are doing 70*12*4 = 3360 sq inches
                144 sq inches in a sq foot
                3360/144 = *23.333sq feet = 16 4oz cans(@ 1.5sq ft /can) to 24 4oz cans(1
                sq ft/can)*
                *Quart = 32oz / 4oz cans = 8 4oz cans/qt - so, two to three quarts... @
                $56.95/qt - much cheaper by the quart*
                *Check my math!*
                Hope this helps.
                Danny
                If I were to hazard a guess, I would say you will probably need

                Answered on 7/10/2014 by pngunme from NLV, NV
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I hate to say it bit you might need a gallon of the stuff for the square inch/footage area you are hoping to cover. Also, a word of warning...this material is very finicky. If you dont get it right the first time it will likely be impossible to get the material to adhere. I put patches with rubber grip
                Handles on my raft and some are peeling. The others have stayed nicely. Make sure both surfaces are clean and tacky with the material before you try to apply.
                Whitney David
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 7/10/2014 by Nirvana from Taos, NM
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              I have a pvc raft used on lakes and pools. It has(had) a mesh liner under one section with couch seats surrounding it. That section of mesh ripped of the original material.

              My questions are:
              How strong is this material in terms of ability to hold weight?
              Will it be able to hold if used as an adhesive for a pvc gasket glued to a pvc raft, with a mesh sheeting to replace that which ripped off?

              The section to replace is an area that measures 4 X 5 feet.

              Any help would be appreciated. Or a data sheet.

              Thanks, SNJ
              Asked on 7/8/2014 by SNJ from butler, nj

              3 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I used it to apply some PVC D-rings and it has been holding very well
                Sent from my iPad

                Answered on 7/8/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                You need to glue PVC to PVC
                Sent from my iPhone

                Answered on 7/8/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                This glue is the 'best in the business' for raft repairs. Best thing to do
                is try a small section and go from there. We use this glue to weld the
                raft fabrics together and then we inflate them, of course, which is pretty
                remarkable when you think about how good this stuff is. So try a small
                section, put some weight on it, and remember to clean with toluene and use
                light sandpaper to prepare both surfaces. Also, apply glue to both
                sections and then wait till they are tacky before placing together. Leave
                alone for 24 hours before you test it.

                Answered on 7/8/2014 by Anonymous
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Installing d rings on royalex: do I have to use MEK to clean the site or will alcohol do? Is there another common household substitute? I really don't want to buy a whole gallon of MEK for the small job I'm doing. Thanks!
              Asked on 5/19/2014 by TominVA from Stafford, VA

              5 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Buy MEK by the quart at ACE, Lowes, HDepot.
                Alcohol leaves a film.

                Answered on 5/19/2014 by Anonymous
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                In that job the main thing the solvent is doing is cleaning off any oils or other substances that will interfere with the bond. Rubbing alcohol isn't as good at the job as MEK, but it should do the job. I'd lightly buff the boat and patch with a fine grit sandpaper before cleaning. This will also help remove contaminants. Acetone is another more common solvent that you might find in small quantities.

                Answered on 5/19/2014 by Clyde
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                You may use Aceton ,the common one for the nail lac,but be sure there's must be no oil added or any other oily substitute.
                Clean thoroughly with a cotton rug and wait at least 10 min to get vaporized.Be sure you clean any remains of the old glue before you apply the first layer.
                For any additional information on your disposal
                Stratos Kyriakis
                Zodiac service Greece
                www.zodiac-service.gr

                Answered on 5/19/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I think you need MEK since it also prepares and softens the surface a bit
                to better bind with the glue. I found it at my local hardware store in
                quarts.

                Answered on 5/19/2014 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Yes, I agree. I used some other household awful cleaner like GoofOff.
                Alcohol will do it too. I would rough up the site with 800 grit sand
                paper and get the shiny coating off of the boat material first. After
                that, the alcohol (like clear spirit, or isopropyl alc. be sure to apply
                adhesive to BOTH the patch D Ring and the boat. Let dry till tacky, then
                press and put a big weight on it and don't touch it for two hours. It
                really will adhere and won't come off.
                Scott in Sonoma

                Answered on 5/20/2014 by Anonymous
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Will this glue work on the vinyl air Blatter of our Tomcat Tributary IK?
              Asked on 3/8/2014 by Big Sky gal

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Yes, it's an excellent adhesive for PVC/vinyl.

                Answered on 3/8/2014 by Clyde from NRS
            • Clifton Urethane Adhesive

              Q:

              Do the larger sizes come with applicators?
              Asked on 9/8/2013 by John

              4 answers

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                I am not aware of any applicator for Clifton Urethane Adhesive. I carry a few $0.99 paint brushes in my patch kit as applicators.
                TJH
                Rafting since 1976

                Answered on 9/9/2013 by Anonymous
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                John, only the 4 ounce can has an applicator brush mounted in the lid.

                Answered on 9/9/2013 by Clyde from NRS
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                Mine did not.

                Answered on 9/11/2013 by Anonymous
              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                No, you'll need to buy some acid brushes.  $0.34 at any ACE Hardware or home improvement center.

                Answered on 9/11/2013 by Anonymous
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