PRO-838 Heavy Duty Clear Adhesive

PRO-838 Heavy Duty Clear is a commercial grade wallcovering adhesive designed for contractors. PRO-838 provides excellent adhesion and can be used to install medium-weight to heavyweight wallcoverings.

Recommended Use

  • For installing medium-weight to heavyweight wallpaper, such as commercial vinyl and wall carpet

Key Features

  • Heavy duty, clear adhesive – provides extra tack to hang heavier weight wallpaper
  • Exceptional adhesion
  • Long working time – allows for easy adjustments
  • Provides slip – allowing for easy positioning of wallpaper on the wall
  • Applies easily with a paint roller, brush, or pasting machine
  • Cleans up easily with water
  • Ready-to-use – smooth, thick consistency
  • Dries clear
  • Covers up to 300 square feet per gallon
  • VOC (Actual): < 1%
  • VOC (Regulatory): < 5 g/L

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

Available at

1-Gallon 5-Gallon
1-Gallon 5-Gallon
1-Gallon 5-Gallon
1-Gallon
32-Ounce 5-Gallon
PPG Paints Find a Store

ROMAN recommends contacting the retailer before purchase to ensure that the product you are looking for is available.

Application Instructions

Surface Preparation: Surface must be free from grease and other residues, dry, smooth and structurally sound. Check surfaces for paint bonding, loose wallcoverings, damaged wall-board or plaster. Repair all unsound surfaces. Before proceeding with any unusual conditions, consult your adhesive or wallcovering supplier.

Dilution: Do not dilute.

Application Method: Use only when the room temperature is above 50°F. Apply an even coat of adhesive with a roller, pasting machine, or brush. Avoid contact with the surface of embossed, textured or delicate wallcoverings. Book wallcovering according to the wallcovering manufacturer’s instructions.

Clean-Up: Before the adhesive dries, remove any excess with clean water. Additional effort may be required if the adhesive is allowed to contact the surface of embossed or textured vinyls.

Warning

If you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to www.epa.gov/lead.

Roman Products, LLC does not endorse the use of any product in an installation that does not meet a Class A fire rating or any applicable code. Testing by a certified laboratory should be conducted to verify that the installation meets a Class A fire rating and to guarantee compliance with all applicable codes. Specifically, if a Roman product is used to hang wallpaper over existing wallpaper, it is unlikely to meet these standards.

Limited Warranty

Roman Products, LLC warrants that it will replace this product free of charge, if, within 12 months of manufacture, it is found to be defective in material or workmanship. This warranty is in lieu of any other. The exclusive remedy is limited to the replacement of the product and Roman disclaims all liability for consequential, punitive, and special damages. Conditions of use are beyond our control.

Caution

Store in a cool, dry place. DO NOT FREEZE! Do not take internally. In case of ingestion, seek medical attention. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use of skin and eye protection is recommended at all times. If contact with eye occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes. If skin contact occurs, wash with soap and water. Seek medical attention if rash or other symptoms occur. Do not mix with other chemicals. Use in a well-ventilated work area. Close container after each use. Keep out of reach of children.

Specifications

Product Type Clear Wallcovering Adhesive
Coverage Approx. 280 square feet per gallon
VOC (Regulatory) < 5 grams/Liter
VOC (Actual) < 1%
Viscosity Approximately 29,000 cps
pH Level 9.3
Color White - Dries Clear
Inerior/Exterior Interior
Strippable Not Strippable
Drying Time Drying time will vary depending on the temperature, ventilation and humidity of the room.
Storage Do not freeze. Keep in a cool, dry place.
Percent Solids Approximately 29%
Dilution Rate Do not dilute

Safety Data Sheets

Technical Data Sheets