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Flexible CA Cyanoacrylates

Flexible CA (Cyanoacrylate) When I first heard that we had developed flexible CA I thought OK, sure we did.  I bet it is another one of those rubber toughened instant adhesives.  Toughened cyanoacrylates are considerably less brittle than standard cyanoacrylates but using the word flexible to describe them is a bit of a STRETCH.   I … Continue reading “Flexible CA Cyanoacrylates”

Why didn’t my thread sealant cure?

Anaerobic thread sealant (pipe sealant) fills all of the voids or airspace between metal threads creating a permanent plastic seal.  They do not shrink or relax over time. Anaerobic adhesives and sealants require only two conditions to cure. They are 1. The presence of metal ions and 2. The absence of oxygen.  Seems easy enough … Continue reading “Why didn’t my thread sealant cure?”

Strongest Adhesive – Permabond’s Experience

Over the holidays, I was visiting with a cousin from out of town that was talking about her new job.  I remembered that she had a new job last year too, so I asked her why she changed jobs again.  She said, “I don’t know how you’ve stayed with the same company for 20 years … Continue reading “Strongest Adhesive – Permabond’s Experience”

Ethyl Cyanoacrylates

Ethyl Cyanoacrylates One of the most common types of cyanoacrylates used as instant adhesives are ethyl cyanoacrylates.  Years ago, I was told to use methyl cyanoacrylates for metal and ethyl for everything else.  That simple saying served well me for many years.  Permabond 910 was the original methyl cyanoacrylate. It was formulated over 60 years … Continue reading “Ethyl Cyanoacrylates”

COMING UP! Permabond will be at AFS Filtcon, April 2018

Please join Permabond at the AFS Filtcon April 23rd through the 25th Mystic Lake Conference Center, Prior Lake, MN. Permabond sales and technical staff will be manning booth #202 and look forward to your adhesive and sealant questions.

Permabond at Design 2 Part Show – Worldwide supplier of adhesives to virtually every industry

Permabond, a leading manufacturer of engineering adhesives, supplies high-quality industrial adhesives to customers in virtually every industry worldwide. Permabond’s Nick Stamatoulakis explains…

Weld sealant finds new uses in heavy equipment repair

At Permabond we are reminded by our friends in the fire protection industry how valuable our weld sealant is to their work.  At the last AFSA convention, our team was approached by many contractors and fabricators who stopped by our booth just to say thank you for such a valuable product.  So when I glanced … Continue reading “Weld sealant finds new uses in heavy equipment repair”

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Permabond is exhibiting at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics show in Farnborough, UK.  You can’t miss us – we are right by the entrance! Stand A165. The Permabond team are ready and waiting to help you with your adhesive application and have some exciting new products too! FREE entry tickets can be found here and we’ll be … Continue reading “Southern Manufacturing & Electronics”

Expo Manufactura

Join Permabond® Engineering Adhesives at Expo Manufactura February 6th through the 8th from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Cintermex in Monterrey, N.L. Mexico  Register here and visit Permabond in booth number 1033! Can’t make the show?  Visit us at for all of your bonding and sealing needs.

What is the best adhesive for plastic?

What is the best adhesive for plastic?  Often the strongest glue for plastic may not be the best adhesive for plastic.  There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing the best plastic glue.  Obviously bond strength is at the top. For most plastic bonding applications cyanoacrylate adhesives, UV curable adhesives, MMAs, as well … Continue reading “What is the best adhesive for plastic?”