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How to glue the sole

How to glue the sole

One favorite shoes begins to flow, used up and requires immediate repair.

Is it possible to independently seal the sole or need to immediately contact a professional shoemaker?

There are short-term and long-term measures that can help your footwear has to serve for some time.

whether their own take, you decide.

You will need

  • - Klein
  • - Atseton-
  • - Rags or vata-
  • - Press-
  • - Sealant (MS resin), silicone germetik-
  • - Porous rubber-
  • - cardboard
  • - Stelki-
  • - Rubber podoshva-
  • - A piece of tissue-cotton
  • - Knife and scissors.



Repair sole using a strong glue for rubber - it is the mostthe usual way to give shoes to order. As a rule, it is a temporary measure. If the leading edge of the soles come off a bit ( "Requests porridge"), clean the bonding surfaces from dirt and after drying treat them with acetone. Commonly used super glue at home and "Moment". Well established in the practice of self-repair soles epoxy adhesive (EPD), the sealant "crazy hands" and polyurethane means "Desmokol".


Use the glue, according to package directions. Usually it is applied is not very thick (2-3 mm), maintained for 10 minutes and strongly squeeze shoes cargo from night to morning. Ideal to do it in a shoe shop with a special press. At home, use the same conditions with improvised means, taking care not to deform the shoes. Ideal to use the "r" shaped block with an additional load.


If leaky sole has a honeycombdesign, when worn it formed emptiness - heel sinks and Shoes in this place becomes thinner. Tear insole and thoroughly clean the cell from dirt, adhesive residues and torn cardboard. Then you can fill them with sealant (eg, MS polymer) and allow to dry properly. Cut out the shape of the old insole cardboard templates, soak them by the same means and stick to sole, Then install the new insoles.


Sometimes cellular sole proceeds from the smallpuncture. In this case, also disconnect the insole (if she's okay, you can do so only at the puncture site). Fill the cell with silicone sealant, fill them with foam rubber scraps (micropores) and silicone, apply again. On top, place the insole and strongly push it until repaired sole does not dry out.


Correct sole, Cracked across, at homealmost impossible. To do this, refer to the shoemaker to make a rubber sticker ( "prevention"). The same should be done by abrasion heels and Myskov.


If you manage to get a thin rubber sole the size of your shoe, try to paste itindependently. Use durable shoe glue. To rubber part stuck to the base of polyurethane or nylon, first weld the hot iron on it exactly a cut pad of cotton cloth. At gluing rubber soles on the skin it is recommended to make a 45-degree edge. However, a more reliable repair fracture or abrasion of the shoe can only experienced craftsmen.

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