3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive Accelerator AC452 is a one-part surface accelerator designed for use with instant adhesives. We engineered this adhesive accelerator to improve the cure speed of instant adhesives, quickly producing long-lasting bonds and exceptional performance.
Quickly Achieve Excellent Bonds
Our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ General Purpose Instant Adhesive Accelerator AC452 is designed to produce fast results for a wide range of instant adhesive applications. Quickly achieve long-lasting bonds by leveraging the features of our instant adhesive accelerator and enjoy the benefits of excellent adhesive strength and performance.
Understanding Instant Adhesives
Instant adhesives are cyanoacrylate based formulas that are strong, fast-acting glues used in industrial and household applications. In general, they are an acrylic resin that rapidly polymerizes in the presence of moisture, forming long, strong chains, joining the bonded surfaces together.
Cyanoacrylate adhesives should be applied thinly, with pressure put on the bond for a few seconds, to ensure that the reaction proceeds rapidly and a strong bond is formed within a reasonable time.
3M instant adhesives apply right from the container and rapidly reach handling strength at room temperature. Commonly referred to as a super glue, a single drop per square inch can bond many plastics, rubbers, metals, wood and more. An instant adhesive from 3M set a Guinness World Record in 2012 for the strongest glue by lifting an 8.1 metric ton forklift in the air for one hour.
Bringing Better Ideas to the Surface through Science and Innovation
In our 3M Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, we apply the science of adhesion to deliver innovative solutions that improve the design and manufacturing processes of companies around the world. In the end, our technologies help customers like you deliver competitive products to the market faster and more efficiently.
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