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An introduction to cyanoacrylate glue

Cyanoacrylate glue is the manufacturing name for super glue. This versatile, quick-bonding glue has a range of industrial uses, and thanks to its easy application and relatively cheap price, has also become a household staple. It can be used to bond anything from metal to plastic and will stick skin to skin if given the chance.

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As its common name suggests, the bond Cyanoacrylate glue forms is incredibly strong, and this has also earned it the nickname “liquid nails”. But this said, it’s not without its application issues and deciding if the adhesive is right for your project takes some consideration.

How cyanoacrylate glue works

Curing is an important quality in every metal bonding adhesive application. And depending on the use and application, most metal-to-metal glues need radiation, heat or UV light treatments to facilitate bonding. Adding this process to an application is time-consuming and may require additional