Characteristics of the Gecko Adhesive


The infographic blog post provides details about the characteristics of the Gecko Adhesive. Happy Learning!

First use of Cyanoacrylate Adhesive for Surgical Usage

Famously known as ‘Super Glue’, ‘Instant Glue’, 'Crazy Glue' and ‘Power Glue’ is a very well know adhesive material used largely for household application. However, this material has applications in other areas also, such as electronics, wood working, cosmetics and even forensics! Very few people would be unaware of this amazing material. In this blog … Continue reading First use of Cyanoacrylate Adhesive for Surgical Usage

Inventors of Some Well-Known Adhesive Based Materials

Please check some basic books in the field of adhesive technology below

VoltaGlue – Voltage Activated Adhesives

What are Adhesives An adhesive is generally defined as a material which can stick two materials and keep them attached together with sufficient adhesive force. [1] Some formal definitions of adhesive are as below: Britannica Encyclopaedia: Adhesive, any substance that is capable of holding materials together in a functional manner by surface attachment that resists … Continue reading VoltaGlue – Voltage Activated Adhesives

Adhesive from a dangerous allergen: Urushiol

Urushiol is an odourless, mostly colorless to watery yellow oily sap found in plants such as poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac, in their leaves, stems, and even roots, which is secreted when these parts get damaged. Interestingly, its presence is observed in above plants even after their death upto a period of 5 … Continue reading Adhesive from a dangerous allergen: Urushiol