E6000 glue not holding

What am I doing wrong? Every time I glue a glass ceiling globe, you know, turned upside down and put on a candle stick, an old lamp, whatever, the globe always comes off. I let it set for days to adhere and it still comes off. Very very frustrated. Im about to give up on my art projects. Not only that, I suffer from depression and this is not helping matters by means.
What about epoxy? HELP!!!!

  6 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 20, 2018
    try using a specific glue for glass only....Loctite is one

  • I have always had success with e6000 but perhaps you should try Loctite Glass Epoxy.

  • Kac32568501 Kac32568501 on Feb 20, 2018
    Make sure both surfaces are absolutely clean and dry. If your items are very smooth you may have to rough up the surfaces a little. Also, E6000 works best when it is at room temperature. When I first started using E6000 I also had trouble but persistence paid off and now I love the stuff.

  • Have you tried roughing up the glass? And are you putting glue on both pieces, letting it sit for the direction time and then putting the pieces together? I have had problems with E6000 in the past not always setting right due to the humidity and temp. If you have access to a 2 part epoxy it is a lot less finicky in my opinion.

  • DIana Willingham DIana Willingham on Feb 20, 2018
    No I haven’t, I will rough up the next time. I didn’t know you had to give it some time before you put the 2 together. Maybe Id better have my husband read the instructions to me, my eyes sure can’t read those tiny letters. :)
    thank you

  • Bernice H Bernice H on Aug 01, 2021

    Hello Diana..I know this is years later. I hope you have your problem sorted out. But my suggestion is..clear silicone caulk for outdoor ..baths etc. I use GE ll silicone,but dap is ok too. I have done bowling balls with gems for outside,globes with gems for outside..heat cold..no problem. I tried E 6 one time and had too many issues to deal with. Crafting should be fun and satisfying! 👏👋