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Tar and Glue Remover

Tar and Glue Remover

Adisolve is an ideal tar and glue remover solvent spray. It is powerful & effective yet non-aggressive at the same time. Adisolve can dissolve dried tar and deactivate most glue to remove them. It is available in a easy to use 500ml aerosol spray. This article will also look at how to remove tar.

In the image below we have safely removed dried tar from the tool using Adisolve tar and glue remover.

Tar remover demonstration before and after. Also removes adhesive, glue, oil, grease & sealant with Adisolve
Adisolve tar and glue remover demonstration.

Video demonstration of how to remove tar.


  • Fast acting
  • Leaves no residue
  • Non-aggressive
  • Multiple applications
  • Very effective
  • Adhesive remover spray
  • Glue remover spray
  • Sealant remover spray
  • Solvent cleaning spray
  • Degreasing spray

How to remove tar

Details of how to remove tar.

  1. Spray Adisolve onto tar.

    Spray generous amount Adisolve onto the tar. Spray away on an angle so that any tar and solvent mixture does not splash on your clothing as this may stain.

  2. Wait for tar to dissolve.

    Wait a few seconds for the tar to dissolve. Be careful as the dissolved tar might start to run down and fall on the floor which may stain floor coverings like carpets.

  3. Use cloth to wipe away.

    Use a thick cloth to wipe away the dissolved tar.

  4. Repeat if necessary.

    If there is any dried tar still left then repeat steps 1 to 3.

  5. Wash hands.

    Wash hands thoroughly with soap after use.

Remove glue from specific items

In this section we will look at using Adisolve to remove glue or adhesive from specific items.

Glue remover for glass

To remove glue from glass, simply spray Adisolve onto the glue and wait a few minutes for the glue to deactivate. If the glue or adhesive is scored with a knife before spraying, Adisolve will penetrate it, increasing the chances of success.

Once the glue has deactivated, remove it with a sharp object and then wipe off any residue with a thick cloth. The above steps may need to be repeated to remove the glue completely.

Glue remover for plastic

To remove the glue from the plastic, test the Adisolve spray on a small area first to make sure it does not attack the plastic. If it is safe, spray Adisolve on the glue and wait a few minutes for it to deactivate. Once the glue has deactivated, remove it with a sharp item and then wipe off any residue with a thick cloth. The above steps may need to be repeated to remove the glue completely.

Tar and glue remover for car

Adisolve can be used as an effective tar and glue remover for cars. It will dissolve dried tar from paint making it easier to clean off. It can also deactivate many glues used inside cars. Adisolve should be safe for use on car paint, but we recommended to try in a small hidden away area before using it where it’s going to be visible.

Ideal surface preparation

As well as Adisolve being excellent at removing adhesives and glues, it will also remove other stubborn deposits such as oil, grease, dirt, chewing gum and solvent based sealants such as silicone sealant.

Tar and glue remover solvent spray safety data sheets

Frequently asked questions about tar and glue remover solvent spray

Is Adisolve tar and glue remover safe on all materials?

Adisolve is very effective but not aggressive, which means it can be used on most materials. However, it is recommended to test Adisolve on a small area of the back to see if it is safe for sensitive materials.

Will Adisolve remove all glues and adhesives?

Adisolve deactivates and helps to remove most solvent-based glues or adhesives. Not all glues or adhesives are solvent based.

Are there safety requirements?

Use Adisolve only in a well-ventilated area. Wash hands after use. Read the safety section of the label for full details. When using it to remove tar, make sure surfaces nearby are covered as the splashes of tar can stain.

Where to buy tar and glue remover solvent spray?

To buy tar and glue remover solvent spray in the UK, please contact us for the closest Adiseal stockist. For other countries please visit www.guglue.com

Suhail Matadar has extensive experience in the construction industry as an electrician, involved in installing, inspecting, and testing electrical systems in various projects. He excelled in sales, working for a major UK wholesaler, selling construction products to professionals and the DIY market. Suhail's background includes working at a leading home emergency repair company dealing with trades people. With a BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering, Suhail has worked with PLCs in the nuclear fuel manufacturing industry. During his studies, he gained practical experience at a chemical manufacturing company known for producing award-winning cleaning, hygiene, and livestock protection products for over a century. Currently, Suhail runs a global business specialising in supplying, researching, testing, and distributing chemical construction products like adhesives and sealants.