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Adhesives

Adhesives

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Adhesives Application Guide

WPI Part #DescriptionCuring TimeUseful Applications And Characteristics
Epoxies: Form strong bonding. Used in wire bonding applications.
4898Silver filled conductive Epoxy12 hr @ 50ºC; 5 min @ 150ºCConnecting conductors that can't be soldered. Constructing or connecting Ag/AgCl pellets. 
7335Carbon  filled conductive Epoxy48 hr @ 25ºC; 5 min @ 150ºCConstructing carbon electrode.
4886High performance Structural Epoxy12 hr @ 25ºC.Forms a strong and slightly flexible bond on plastic, metal, & glass. Bonds some low surface.
Silicone Adhesives/Sealants/Primers: Good moisture resistance and elasticity. Low toxicity.
1571Room temperature vulcanizing (RTV) adhesive. Acyloxy/moisture cure system. Acetic acid is cure by-product.24 hr @ 25ºCHas the best adhesion property in this silicone family. Will bond to many materials.
7128RTV sealant. Alkoxy/Moisture cure system. Methanol as cure by-product.72 hr @ 25ºCGood for bonding or sealing electronics circuits (metal).
SYLG184Sylgard, two parts, vinyl/platinum cure sealant. Hydrogen as cure by-products. Very low toxic24 hr @ 25ºC, 15 min. @ 150ºCCoating Patch Clamp electrodes, Cell culture dish, making dissection pads.
501986Sylgard, two parts, vinyl/platinum cure sealant. Hydrogen as cure by-products. Very low toxic24 hr @ 25ºC, 15 min. @ 150ºCKit to make your own silicone disecting pads (each kit can make 20 dishes)
KWIK-SILTwo part, adhesive. Vinyl/platinum system, Hydrogen as cure by-products. Very low toxic.< 5 min. @ 25ºCLive tissue and nerve studies. Medium strength adhesion.
KWIK-CASTTwo part sealant. Vinyl/platinum cure system. Hydrogen as cure by-products. Very low toxic.< 5 min. @ 25ºCSealant for live tissues. Embedding peripheral nerves with electrodes.
6820Primer for silicone N/AEnhances adhesion of silicone adhesives for difficult to bond plastic surfaces
Cyanoacrylate: Forms an instantaneous bond.
7341Ethyl Cyanoacrylate, low viscosity 90-120 cps<10 secondsMounting rat/mouse brain slices. Ideal for relatively small gaps and smooth surfaces.Bonds plastic, metals and rubber. Package of 10 vials, each approximately 1.8 mL.
VETBONDN-Butyl Cyanoacrylate, low toxic<10 secondsBonds tissues, alternative to suture, helps small wound healing. Antimicrobial effect. Used in forensic science.
503763Octyl Cyanoacrylate, low toxic<15 secondsSuitable for surface wound bonding, protection, holding a sensor or other device on the tissue.

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Adhesives Product List


501986

501986

Silicone Dissecting Pad Kit.

KWIK-SIL

KWIK-SIL

Low toxicity silicone adhesive for live tissues.

Kwik-Sil™ is a transluc...

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KWIK-CAST

KWIK-CAST

Low toxicity adhesives for live tissues

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600022

600022

Replacement Mixing Tips for KWIK-SIL and KWIK-CAST. Package of 10. For use with the new 2015 dispensers.

4898

4898

Silver Filled Conductive Epoxy

7128

7128

RTV Sealant

1571

1571

Clear silicone sealant with good bonding to plastic. Room Temperature Vulcan...

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7335

7335

Carbon Filled Conductive Epoxy

6820

6820

Primer for Silicone

4886

4886

High Performance Structural Epoxy

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KWIKGARD

KWIKGARD

KWIKGARD Start-up Kit

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KWIKGLUE

KWIKGLUE

KWIKGARD Refill. 2 cartridges, 10 dispensing tips. Use with KWIKGARD silicone dispensing gun.


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KWIKMIX

KWIKMIX

Replacement dispensing tips. Package of 10 tips. Use with KWIKGARD silicone dispensing gun, mixes the resin and hardener as they are dispensed. Disposable.


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KWIKGUN

KWIKGUN

Replacement KWIKGARD Dispenser. For use with KWIKGARD cartridges.

SYLG184

SYLG184

SYLGARD 184 Silicone Elastomer

2-part silicone elastomer, ide...

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503763

503763

GLUture Topical Tissue Adhesive 1.5 mLtube with 10 disposable pippette applicators.<...

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7341

7341

Ethyl Cyanoacrylate, low viscosity

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VETBOND

VETBOND

Vetbond n-Butyl cyanoacrylate, low toxic 3 mL bottle with four 'reusable' applicator...

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