tack dry

tack dry

Descriptive of the stage in the drying of an adhesive at which it will adhere to itself on contact, although it seems dry to the touch.
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Use of a dimple plate for coating both sides prior to tack dry will allow the fabricator to optimize the tack dry cycle and avoid overdrying the material.