Asked by: Celtia Illodo
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th June, 2020

What glue does Nike use?

Polyurethane adhesive is tough and flexible and designed to be used in the most extreme areas of the trainer or shoe, notably the sole.

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Simply so, what kind of glue do shoemakers use?

Loctite is a silicone based adhesive that will bond to any number of different materials including rubber, plastics and vinyl. It is best for repairing your damaged shoes. Loctite Ultra Gel is a waterproof sealant adhesive which will create a protective shield for your soles once adhered.

Also, is shoe goo contact cement? Gorilla Glue and PVA likely will not work. A contact cement is the best choice (yay, MrChips). "Shoe Goo" sounds like a type of contact cement, although I am not familiar with it.

Secondly, does Nike use animal glue?

Nike started using vegan glue around 2015, which means the glue they use is free from animal exploitation. So there is nothing wrong with the glue of new Nike shoes, but you do need caution with the old models. The older models have non-vegan glue as they first started using vegan glue in 2015.

What is the strongest glue for shoes?

Boot-Fix Glue is the strongest footwear adhesive that works on all different types of shoe materials. What makes Boot-Fix Glue different from your average super glue? Boot-Fix remains flexible after it dries so it doesn't just break apart again when the footwear is worn.

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