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Instant Adhesives

Your instant solution to durable strength.


Apply, hold, done – it’s as easy as that.

  • Instant adhesives, commonly referred to as cyanoacrylates, are one-component, low-viscosity liquids that cure rapidly with just contact pressure and surface moisture.

    Using thin bond lines, cyanoacrylates adhere well to plastics, metals and rubbers. With the use of primers, they can also adhere to Low Surface Energy (LSE) plastics and elastomers. Cyanoacrylates tend to have low flexibility, peel strength and impact resistance compared to other structural adhesives. They are generally used for applications such as gasket bonding, tight-fitting joints and smaller assemblies.

Key benefits of instant adhesives

  • Instant cyanoacrylate adhesives are versatile enough to glue a wide variety of materials.
    Material Bonding

    Different cyanoacrylate formulations make them a match for various substrates, including plastics, rubbers and metals

  • The quick cure time of cyanoacrylate glue enables manufacturers and engineers to improve work efficiency.
    Process Efficiency

    Less than a minute to reach holding strength means parts can move rapidly to the next processing stage

  • 3M cyanoacrylate super glue products have the strength to bond intricate assemblies instantly.
    Shear Strength

    Instant adhesives provide strong bonds on tiny surface areas such as jewellery or electronics

Featured Instant Adhesive Products

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  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Instant Adhesive CA5 is a cyanoacrylate glue that can be easily applied with a thin bond line from a squeeze bottle.

    • Useful where gap filling is desired for bonding rough or uneven surfaces
    • Fast cure time
    • Reaches handling strength in under 60 seconds
    • High strength and impact resistance
    • Strong, durable and long lasting bond on a variety of substrates

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  • 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Low Odor Instant Adhesive LO1000 is a high-viscosity, low-volatility cyanoacrylate glue

    • Lower odor can improve worker comfort in work areas where ventilation is limited
    • Low blooming for cosmetically critical applications
    • Bonds to a number of substrates, including plastics and rubbers
    • Precise application: pinch container for a precise drop or squeeze for a steady bead

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