Henkel Corp.'s Loctite 3979
Light Cure Adhesive is a translucent, non-sagging gel formulation designed to
fill moderate gaps without migrating beyond its intended location. Loctite 3979
cures in seconds upon exposure to UV/visible light and fluoresces red for easy
on-part detection prior to or following cure.
Loctite 3979 Light Cure Adhesive
offers high adhesion (up to 3500 psi) on plastic, metal and glass substrates
and is ideal for use on parts that feature inherent blue fluorescing agents.
This single-component, gel viscosity adhesive can be used on vertical or porous
surfaces as it will not drip, run or migrate. Curing to depths greater than
0.25 inches, Loctite 3979 is ISO-10993 biocompatible and can be used for
bonding or sealing a range of medical devices including medical tubing and
This non-drip adhesive cures tack-free on exposure to the appropriate intensity
of UV/visible light. Loctite 3979
will withstand temperatures ranging from -65 to 300F and is available in both
25 ml syringes and 300 ml cartridges, Loctite 3979 can be dispensed manually or
with automated dispense equipment. This adhesive can be used in a range of
applications including medical device, appliance, electrical component,
electronic, wire tacking and general industrial bonding and sealing.
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