cyanoacrylate

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cyanoacrylate

A powerful adhesive, popularly known as Superglue that is occasionally used in surgery as a substitute for stitches. In many cases the results are better than with sutures. The adhesive is marketed for surgical use under the generic name enbucrilate and the brand name Histoacryl.
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Along with the rapid room-temperature cure, cyanoacrylates are solvent-free and have a wide range of viscosities to choose from.
In general, there are a variety of appealing characteristics when using monomer-based systems such as cyanoacrylates or methylene malonates: they are formaldehyde-free, eliminate or diminish energy and solvent use, provide significant increases in production speeds and full cure properties, and have diverse functionality for generalized and focused industrial applications.
Superglue, or cyanoacrylate, was used during the Vietnam War to close wounds while injured soldiers were being transported to hospitals for surgery.
Skin damage management: Trends in technology with cyanoacrylates.
Coover was awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation shortly before his death, also for his work with cyanoacrylates.
Cyanoacrylates were first synthesized in 1949 via a reaction between cyanoacetate and formaldehyde.
While the household cyanoacrylates are monomers, those used for medical purposes are higher alkyl derivatives, and they are associated with less tissue toxicity.
Instant Bonding: A range of cyanoacrylates for general purpose bonding, metal bonding and difficult to bond substrates.
Teflon lined tips are for low viscosity fluids and cyanoacrylates (super glue) material.
The full line of Loctite halogen-free adhesives includes more than 30 products in a range of technologies including cyanoacrylates, light cure cyanoacrylates, epoxies, urethanes, UV acrylics, silicones, hot melts, two-part acrylics and anaerobics.
Fortunately, we didn't forget to have some Super Solvent included in our box full of stuff, since any one of the cyanoacrylates will also do an excellent job of bonding your fingers together.