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What Is Cyanoacrylate (Super Glue) and How Does It Work?

Cyanoacrylate is a group of adhesives that form long and strong polymeric chains in the presence of water. If that term isn’t familiar, you may recognize the brand...

The Ultimate Guide to PVA Wood Glue

Go into the wood glue aisle of a big box store, and what you will find are mostly PVAs—polyvinyl acetate glues. The chemical compound that gives these water soluble,...

Polyurethane Glue: When to Use This Construction Adhesive

Polyurethanes, polymeric compounds that are close cousins of epoxies, were first discovered in 1937 by the German chemist Dr. Otto Bayer. They are commonly encountered...

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