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All About Cyanoacrylate Prototype Testing Methods

Posted by Mark Tansky on Feb 4, 2021 1:54:54 PM

Cyanoacrylates—commonly referred to as super glue or Krazy Glue—are fast-drying adhesive compounds. They create instant, high-strength bonds between various materials when exposed to moisture, including (but not limited to) metal, plastic, wood, ceramic, and rubber. These characteristics make them ideal for use in many industrial and commercial assembly applications, ranging from aerospace and automotive components to consumer appliances and musical instruments. However, before they are approved for distribution and use, they must be fully tested to verify that they provide the desired performance in the intended application. 

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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, instant adhesives, Cyanoacrylate, Adhesives, Krazy Glue

Unusual Applications of Cyanoacrylates

Posted by Aron Alpha Team on Oct 7, 2020 3:54:52 PM

Cyanoacrylate is the umbrella term for instant adhesives (also known as superglue or power glue). You may recognize popular cyanoacrylate brand names such as PermaBond, Krazy Glue, or Gorilla Glue. Cyanoacrylate is incredibly versatile and has been used for almost 70 years in product assembly throughout a variety of industries, including automotive, medical device manufacturing, electronics, construction, and consumer products. While one may think they’re aware of all the uses of this powerful adhesive, there are some “unconventional” applications of cyanoacrylates we thought would be interesting to share with you. 

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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, instant adhesives, Cyanoacrylate, Instant Adhesives, Adhesives

What You Need to Know About Cyanoacrylate Glue Accelerators & Primers

Posted by Aron Alpha Team on Apr 30, 2020 12:24:37 PM

Cyanoacrylates—also known as CA glue, ethyl cyanoacrylates, super glues, instant adhesives, or Krazy Glues—are adhesives made from cyanoacrylate esters (most commonly ethyl). These adhesives are primarily characterized by their fast cure time when moisture is present. Once solidified, they form strong and rigid bonds between two substrates pressed firmly together.

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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, Adhesives, Cyanoacrylate Accelerators, Cyanoacrylate Primers

Common Misconceptions About Cyanoacrylate Adhesives (And What You May Not Know About Them)

Posted by Mark Tansky on Jan 7, 2020 3:39:07 PM


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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, instant adhesives, Cyanoacrylate, Adhesives, Krazy Glue

Comparing Cyanoacrylate, Epoxy, and Resin Adhesives

Posted by Mark Tansky on Dec 18, 2018 12:48:45 PM


When choosing an adhesive for an industrial or consumer assembly application, it is important to identify and understand the differences between the types available. Adhesive manufacturers produce a variety of adhesives, each of which exhibits distinct chemical characteristics and provides different advantages and disadvantages depending on the use case.

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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, instant adhesives, Cyanoacrylate, Adhesives

Some Interesting Facts About the World of Adhesives

Posted by Mark Tansky on Sep 14, 2018 4:18:24 PM

We thought we would take time out from talking all about cyanoacrylates to deliver a more light-hearted message, for fun of course.  Even if you are actively involved in the adhesives industry, our guess is that you likely aren’t familiar with the comprehensive history of adhesives. We don’t want to go too deep into the complete details of how one of the greatest inventions known to man came to be, so we thought we’d break it down into a whole bunch of fun, interesting and lesser-known facts about adhesives.

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Topics: Cyanoacrylate, Adhesives