Almost by accident, he had invented cyanoacrylates, which were to become known more widely to consumers as superglues.
What does CA stand for?
CA stands for CyanoAcrylate (glue)
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In fact, when Coover first experimented with them in the 1940s, cyanoacrylate monomers were a nuisance; everything they touched stuck to everything else--including some very expensive lab equipment.
Cyanoacrylate, the chemical name for the glue, was discovered in 1942 in a search for materials to make clear plastic gun sights for WWII.
Loctite 4310 Flashcure and Loctite 4311 Flashcure Light Cure Cyanoacrylate Instant Adhesives cure tack-free in just two to five seconds upon exposure to low-intensity UV/visible light, the company says.
This is particularly useful, according to Fisnar, in dispensing Cyanoacrylate, reagents, UV adhesives and aggressive substances.
Reportedly resist cyanoacrylate clogging and prevent substrate.
The full line of Loctite halogen-free adhesives includes more than 30 products in a range of technologies including cyanoacrylates, light cure cyanoacrylates, epoxies, urethanes, UV acrylics, silicones, hot melts, two-part acrylics and anaerobics.
Rite-Lok Cyanoacrylate Adhesives--also known as instant adhesives, these liquid and gel formulations are designed to cure in seconds to bond many substrates.