Blu Tack is the original reusable adhesive. The unique formula makes
Blu Tack distinct from all the imitations that have attempted to
challenge its market dominance. Blu Tack offers a clean, safe and a
simple alternative to tapes and pins. It also benefits from the customer
loyalty that has been built up over the last 30 years.
Bostik Blu Tack product is readily
recognised by parents of school age children, children and
educationalists. Because Blu Tack is able to complete a wide variety of
tasks, it has become a household necessity since 1971 and is widely used
in the home, school and office by everyone. Blu Tack is so well known
that it’s become an icon in Australia and the United Kingdom.
The product was discovered in
England during the development of a Bostik industrial adhesive. Blu Tack
was originally white during the concept stage, but fears raised in
consumer research about the new tack being mistaken by children for
sweets that led to the tack becoming blue.
These large sausages are passed
through a heated extruder that feeds eight continuous strips of Blu Tack
onto special release paper. They then pass through a guillotine and cut
to size to fit into the envelopes.
Once guillotined, the BluTack is wrapped automatically in its familiar
envelope and packed into a carton for shipping.
Features & Benefits
Permanently plastic and pliable.
Available in strips for ease of use.
Made in Australia.
Suitable for Children 5 years & Up
Permanently plastic, reusable
multi purpose adhesive. Excellent adhesive qualities. Very pliable
non-toxic – safe for all the family.Designed to hang posters, hold many
ordinary household objects in place, temporarily stop leaks around the
house. Has a multitude of uses in the home, office, school,
HOW TO USE BLU TACK
Blu Tack is ideal for non-porous surfaces such as glass or metal,
painted surfaces and vinyl coated wallpaper. Ensure surface is clean,
dry, free from grease and loose materials.
Make sure hands are clean before handling Blu Tack. 1.
Cut 3cm piece, remove release paper from one side an affix to surface.
Remove the release paper on one side, apply to one surface, then remove
the other release paper.
Using good thumb pressure, apply to the other surface. Blu Tack works
because its pressure sensitive so the more even pressure you apply the
better the bond.
Make a blob by tearing off a piece, pull and stretch into a ball and
apply to one surface.
Removing Blu Tack
Blu Tack works on walls because its pressure sensitive so its important
to carefully roll it 0ff. Any remaining shreds can be removed by roll or
dabbing with another blob of Blu Tack.
If Blu Tack has been on a surface for sometime, dab with Citrus based
stain remover to soften, then roll off carefully.
Sometimes, Blu Tack can leave a faint oily mark that can be easily
removed by using
a citrus based stain remover.
Blu Tack can be reused. Simply roll into a ball in your hand and massage to get it pliable and apply