cyanoacrylate adhesive


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cyanoacrylate adhesive

(sī″ă-nō-ak′rĭ-lāt″, sī-an″ō-) [ cyan(ide) + acrylate ]
Any of the monomers of N-alkyl cyanoacrylate used as a tissue adhesive in the repair of simple lacerations, e.g., of the arms or legs. Commercially available versions are called superglue.

CAUTION!

Superglues can cause tissues to adhere firmly to each other. They should not be used near the eyes or mouth or on the hands, in order to avoid bonding these tissues together.
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The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Cyanoacrylate Adhesive market by types, applications, players and regions.
There are a large number of adhesives available, such as white multipurpose (Elmer's), epoxies of various consistencies and cure times (Acraglas, Acraglas Gel, Devcon, Marine-Tex, etc.), Urethane glues (Gorilla Glue), cyanoacrylate adhesives (Crazy Glue), hot glues, and thread locking compounds (Loctite and clones.) How about an article on adhesives covering pros, cons, and what uses each are best for?
Tissue bonding: the bacteriological properties of a commercially-available cyanoacrylate adhesive. Br J Biomed Sci 1993; 50:17-20.
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The application of cyanoacrylate adhesive (commonly called "superglue") to the eyes, ears and, to a lesser extent, the mouth has been well reported.
Containing a fast setting cyanoacrylate adhesive, the product has a dual applicator which allows initial closure of the surgical incision followed by the application of an adhesive film to help protect the wound site from infection or breakdown.
The specimens were then fixed with cyanoacrylate adhesive on each side, (Super Bonder Gel, Loctite, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil) in the Geraldeli device, [8] which was used for the microtensile bond test.
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But because the cyanoacrylate group of adhesives has a number of desirable properties, it is felt that further research and modification should be done, so as to obtain a cyanoacrylate adhesive having all the required properties essential for an ideal orthodontic bonding adhesive.
UV-curable 463 and 200 cyanoacrylate adhesive used with QFS 16 activator can be used for wire tacking applications, while end caps can be sealed with HH190 anaerobic adhesive.
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