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Ultraviolet-Activated Glue

The Bondic Uses Ultraviolet LEDs to Fasten Things Together

— December 9, 2014 — Tech
The Bondic is an amazing liquid plastic welder that can set objects together in only four seconds after initially being exposed to an ultraviolet light, which is included. The Bondic's ultraviolet LED is housed on one end of a reusable cartridge filled with liquid plastic.

The liquid is applied via a needle applicator, and works on items made out of plastic, metal, fiberglass or wood. Once users are done applying the liquid, they then shine the ultraviolet light on the liquid for four seconds, causing it to harden.

In addition to attaching things together, the Bondic technique also makes it possible to overlay layers of plastic on top of one another to fill gaps.

The Bondic kit containing an applicator, light and a 4-gram tube of liquid plastic can be purchased for just $22.
Trend Themes
1. Ultraviolet-activated Glue - The Bondic uses ultraviolet LEDs to bond objects together, providing a fast and efficient alternative to traditional adhesive methods.
2. Liquid Plastic Welding - The Bondic's liquid plastic welding technique offers a versatile and durable solution for joining various materials, including plastic, metal, fiberglass, and wood.
3. Gap-filling Overlay - Using the Bondic, layers of plastic can be applied to fill gaps, opening up possibilities for repair, prototyping, and creative applications.
Industry Implications
1. Manufacturing - The manufacturing industry can benefit from incorporating ultraviolet-activated glue as a cost-effective bonding solution for assembling products.
2. Construction - In the construction industry, liquid plastic welding can be used to join different materials, providing a stronger and more reliable connection for structural components.
3. Consumer Products - The Bondic's gap-filling overlay capability presents an opportunity for consumer product companies to enhance product design, functionality, and repairability.
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