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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 was pleasantly surprised to find o...

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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 ago and is still sou...

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Permabond 910 – The original Methyl Cyanoacrylate

  Permabond 910 is the original cyanoacrylate and has been around for over 65 years - and it is still favored by many industries including aerospace and automotive. Over 65 years old and still going strong. It is easy to apply,  bonds most surfaces, contains no solvent and forms strong bonds quickly Instant Bonds!  Apply the adhesive, assembly the c...

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Common and bizarre uses of cyanoacrylate adhesives

Permabond 910 is the original cyanoacrylate, and as we celebrate the 65th birthday of 910, which was designed for bonding, I can’t help but think of all the other ways cyanoacrylate adhesive is used.  I am certain that 65 years ago it would have been difficult to image the large variety of cyanoacrylate adhesive types available today, but I expect it would have been im...

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Permabond 910 an oldie but goodie

910 On a recent visit to a new engineer at a company that has long used Permabond 910, while we were on our way to the lab the new engineer and I met up with an engineer I’ve known for years.  He asked what brought me in and I explained that my new friend had a fresh iteration of their component and wanted to review the best adhesive solution.  My old friend looked t...

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Magnet Bonding Adhesives

Permanent magnet motors come in an every expanding number of designs and magnet bonding adhesives are available to meet every new challenge. The primary driver for the vast array of industrial adhesives available for magnet bonding is the diversity of the size and performance characteristics required in the electric motors, speakers and other applications that require ...

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Cyanoacrylate, Sticky Stuff

CYANOACRYLATE or is it spelled, cyanacrylate, cyanocrilate, cyanoacrylate, cyano acrylate, or cyana ocrylate As Mark Twain is attributed to saying “…that he must have little genius who can’t spell a word in more than one way.”  Permabond manufactures cyanoacrylates and as a cyanoacrylate adhesive supplier, over the years I have had the pleasure of speaking with ...

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NEW 3D90 Cyanoacrylate Infiltrant for Granular 3D Printing

Permabond Engineering Adhesives has worked with granular 3D printers over the years and has developed a specialty product to suit the unique requirements of 3D printing.  Permabond 3D90 absorbs into the models more thoroughly to toughen the model.  The very low odor and low bloom of the material makes it comfortable to work with and gives an excellent finished appearanc...

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Bonding Silicone Rubber

Silicone Rubber Silicone is a high performance elastomeric material.  It has a wide variety of uses and is often found used as seals or gaskets due to its flexibility and ability to be compressed between two surfaces.  Other uses include flexible medical devices and tubing, prosthetics, surgical implants and special effects in the film industry. Thanks to its high temp...

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Cyanoacrylate Adhesive Environmental Resistance

  Chemical Resistance   It doesn’t seem logical, but cyanoacrylate adhesives have more chemical resistance to gasoline than they do to water.  One customer who normally used acetone to remove excess adhesive wanted to speed up the process.  So he tried what is normally considered a stronger solvent, toluene.  The toluene didn’t seem to have much effe...

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